Take a seat and relax while you ride along with Mark and discuss the problem of expecting a valuable answer to the completely wrong question.
In the U.S., it seems that lots of people expect a tip, from the person who simply hands you your coffee at Starbucks to, I’d expect, hospital administrators (but only at for-profit facilities). Okay, just kidding, but you get the idea.
Great food isn’t enough to keep a customer. Neither is great medical care.
Be honest: Do you own your practice or does it own you?
Sure, it’s all PC to “counsel” these guys. To tell them how much you love them if only they will toe the line and be good boys or girls and get along with everyone while singing Kumbaya.
Hospitals are employing more physicians. So why don’t they want them to become really successful?
Here, courtesy of Tenet Healthcare and two terminated cardiologists is a lesson about firing physicians . . . and, when not to.
The layers of bureaucracy that were supposedly meant to insulate the doctors from the “hassles of running a medical practice” out hassled the actual “hassles of running a medical practice.” Go figure.
Hospital closures are impacting the physician employment market.