Has Your Healthcare Been Breached?

Did you know that: More than 883,000 people had data exposed in healthcare breaches reported to the federal government last month. That’s down from a whopping 2 million people whose data was compromised in healthcare breaches reported in February, according to HHS’ Office for Civil Rights, the agency that maintains the government’s database of healthcare breaches In…

Moral Injury Starts in Medical School

I have received feedback about my content and ideas being relevant to a variety of fields/industries – and I love it! I hope for as many people as possible to find value in my work. I do however, want to explain why I am so driven to write specifically about med student/physician well being. I’ve…

The Real Gift List Your Medical Graduate Actually Needs

I recently saw an article by the American Osteopathic Association online publication, The DO, entitled 6 gifts for Osteopathic Medical School Graduates that made me want to scream. The list include a new stethoscope, scrubs, smart watch, compression socks, a pillow that covers your head, meal delivery service and home decor gift card. Though these…

Failed Promises of Corporatized Healthcare

I did not attend this conference. I first saw this slide on Twitter, and it struck a nerve. “No clear evidence about costs, quality, patient experience.” This is not only insulting but unequivocally false. I am a Direct Primary Care Physician. I ran a successful solo fee for service practice for 11 years until my…