old-school physician Archive

What has become of these marvelous doctors?

One of the topics that I write most about on this blog is the interaction of healthcare information technology with frontline clinical medicine, which I believe to be among the most critical issues facing the practice of medicine at the moment. With statistics now ...Read More

Why corporate healthcare may just be a temporary fad

  As healthcare increasingly propels itself into the world of corporations and big business, it may seem like the practice of medicine has entered an irreversible new era. Gone are the days of good old Dr Wilson in his solo private practice around the corner, ...Read More

How to be more like that “old school physician”

The term “old school” in many facets of life has negative connotations. We live in a modern, technologically advanced and fast-paced world—and there’s no room for certain people who appear to hold us back. Last year I wrote an article about an experience I ...Read More