Hospital-Centric Healthcare


I was recently “un-greeted” by a cashier at Home Depot. It was around 6:45 p.m. on a Sunday and this guy’s frown was a monotone rainbow of unhappiness. I once had surgery and the anesthesiologist was yelling at his divorce lawyer in preop. These sorts of people can suck the profit right out of your […]

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Physician Employment, the Pareto Principle, and the 99%

I’ve been thinking today about Pareto-type distribution, you know the “80/20 rule,” and physician employment. By physician employment, I’m addressing that situation in which there is no opportunity for meaningful ownership by the affected physician. So, for example, becoming an employee in a physician owned group in which there is a track to equal ownership […]

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