hospital administration Archive

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

A job that every physician would run to

Last week’s blog post was about the type of physician that any patient would want. At the core of most of these wishes was a recurring theme. Good communication. Nearly all physicians want to communicate better with their patients and wish they could have ...Read More

Dr, who’s your boss?

As a relatively young physician, I always enjoy my conversations with the older members of our profession, who’ve seen so much change over the last few decades. I’m fascinated with their stories about how different the medical world was when they were residents, how ...Read More

3 characteristics of the best hospital leaders

In my travels up and down the East coast, I’ve worked with a number of healthcare administrators (and even temporarily been one myself, although quickly discovered that it wasn’t quite my cup of tea). The experiences that I’ve had have been highly variable and ...Read More