A few weeks ago, a 95-year-old patient came to see me on a gurney. He had severe, unexplained eye pain and needed to be examined as soon as possible. It was heart-wrenching to watch him groan in distress. He had Read More Will Medicare Cut Physician Pay in 2019?
I am a board certified family physician who transitioned from a career in primary care, where I had worked for many years, to urgent care. I am now employed the equivalent of full time in urgent care. And I have Read More Why Is There a Shortage of Primary Care Doctors? What Went Wrong?
For physicians looking for a top job, strong networking abilities can be as important–if not more important–than your performance and evaluations in residency and fellowship. Knowing how to present yourself well in high-yield social situations can ensure that no potential Read More Top Networking Strategies to Find a New Physician Job
In an age when more than 75% of new patients select their doctors based on online reviews, as healthcare professionals, we must make every effort to ensure that our digital reputations sufficiently reflect the quality of care Read More The Top 4 Reputation Management Companies for Doctors
The Opioid Crisis has become one of our nation’s biggest healthcare challenges in history. More than two million Americans have become dependent on prescription pain pills and other opioids such as heroin and fentanyl. Drug overdoses are now the leading Read More My Twisted View of Our Nation’s Opioid Crisis
DoctorCPR has recently emerged as one of the most popular digital platforms for talented physicians to find job opportunities and career resources. In turn, it has quickly become one of the most effective lead generation tools for healthcare companies and Read More Google Selects DoctorCPR for a New Strategic Partnership
The 2017 Nobel Prize in Economics was awarded to Dr. Richard Thaler, a professor at the University of Chicago, for his contributions in Behavioral Finance. This is not something that physicians would normally pay attention to, but they should. Why? Because Read More The Nobel Prize-Winning Idea Physicians Can Use to Build Wealth
President Trump recently unveiled his tax reform proposal. As this is simply a proposal, it is not set in stone. However, here is an updated summary of what he is aiming for: Corporate tax rate will be reduced from 35% Read More Trump’s Tax Proposal: What Does it Mean for Physicians?
Late last night, I was in the office discussing with a patient how she could get her much-needed high blood pressure medication since the price was $225 a month and her insurance company hadn’t approved it. We had a very Read More Is YOUR Doctor Worth a Coke?
One of the hospitals I trained at caters to the “elites of this world.” Some of these “VIP patients” are celebrities, and some of them are billionaires. What I have noticed about this patient population is that their “care” can be VERY wrong to Read More “VIP Syndrome”: A Hidden Killer of America’s Wealthiest Patients