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Decision-making is exhausting. Whether partnering with patients to make medical choices or making business decisions for your practice, the best answer is rarely obvious. There are almost always tradeoffs to evaluate; risks to calculate; and hopes, goals and leaps of faith that defy computation.
When doctors face their own medical decisions, it isn't necessarily any easier for them to know what to do, as a recent piece from the Washington Post illustrates. And while business strategy is not directly a matter of life or death, lives and livelihoods can certainly be affected, thus taking even the wisest of practice leaders through an arduous path of, "Do we or don't we?" and "How do we get from A to B?"
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