Why You Gave Up Your Practice…

The strain on independent physicians is not being caused solely from health care reform.  There are many other factors in play.

Jordan Grumet, M.D. recently had this to say about the doctor-patient relationship:

“The doctor-patient relationship can be difficult. At it’s best, it is a mutual, symbiotic connection between client and consultant. Sometimes, however, being a physician is like trying to parent two thousand teenagers. Although there is great affection on both sides of the examining table, the perspective is markedly different.

I admit that I can never know exactly what my patients are feeling, I haven’t walked a day in their shoes. On the other hand, I have years of experience treating just the sort of complaints they come to my door seeking help with.

There are days when I fervently wish they would let me use this experience to help them”.

You can read the article in its entirety here.

To find solutions for the every day struggles facing independent physicians, visit www.PhysicianPracticeSurvival.com.

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