Government employed physician—no thanks

Every healthcare system in the world is facing its fair share of challenges. Ageing populations, the exponential increase in chronic diseases such as heart disease and diabetes, expensive new treatments—all at a time when most countries desperately need to curtail rising healthcare costs to ...Read More

The day MBAs no longer need to answer to physicians

A few months ago I wrote an article about a 28-year-old MBA who attempted to tell an experienced physician where to round first. The article was widely circulated and went a bit viral. Clearly, the scenario resonated with thousands of physicians across the country. ...Read More

Healthcare IT: Have we now reached a critical mass?

One of the topics I’ve written most about on this blog has been our woes with inefficient and cumbersome electronic medical records (EMRs). I started writing about this subject at least three years ago, because it’s one of the issues I feel most passionate ...Read More