Several topics that we've discussed frequently in FiercePracticeManagement made their way onto the agenda at the American Medical Association's annual meeting this week.
First off, I'm not suggesting in any way that "drive thru" medical care would be beneficial for anyone. But as with retail clinics and other types of disruptive innovations, there are reasons these businesses succeed.
On this day in 2010, the first iPads had gone on sale and Ke$ha's "TiK ToK" was the top song on the radio. Meanwhile, the Affordable Care Act had just become law, the Sustainable Growth Rate was still wreaking havoc and I was compiling the first-ever issue of FiercePracticeManagement.
According to Randi Zuckerberg, executive, entrepreneur and sister of billionaire Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, a smattering of nonstop days doesn't necessarily spell doom for work-life balance.
A few weeks ago, I offered three suggestions for effective communication. The next three may sound obvious but can require a bit more conscious effort than some of us realize.
For insight into how one primary care physician addresses end-of-life planning and advance directives with his patients, I spoke with Craig M. Wax, D.O. (pictured), a family physician in Mullica Hill, New Jersey, host of Your Health Matters on Rowan Radio and frequent speaker for physician and public audiences.