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Physician Heal Thyself: How Independence Can Be the Cure for Burnout

Physician burnout is a rampant epidemic plaguing the healthcare system.  Exhausted doctors, bogged down by administrative burdens and a relentless pace, are leaving the profession in droves.  But there’s a potential solution waiting in the wings: independence. Here’s how breaking free from the constraints of large healthcare systems can be the medicine doctors desperately need.

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Private Equity in Healthcare: Friend or Foe?

The rise of private equity (PE) in healthcare has sparked a heated debate. Proponents hail PE firms as financial saviors, breathing new life into struggling practices. Critics, however, worry about profit trumping patient care. Let’s delve into both sides of this complex issue.

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Go Your Own Way: Why Young Doctors Should Consider Independent Practice

Fresh out of medical school and facing a career crossroads? While the security of a large hospital might seem appealing, there’s a world of opportunity waiting for young doctors who dare to be their own boss. Independent practice isn’t just about setting your own hours (though that’s a nice perk!). It’s about putting patient care first, without the constraints of corporate policies. You get to make clinical decisions based on your expertise and what’s best for your patients, fostering a more ethical and personalized approach to medicine.

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The Leverage Revolution: How Independent Doctors Can Thrive in a Changing Landscape

The healthcare landscape is undergoing a seismic shift. Large healthcare systems are consolidating, gobbling up smaller practices, and wielding immense negotiating power with insurers. This trend threatens the very foundation of independent medicine: personalized, patient-centered care. But independent doctors needn’t succumb to this Goliath. By leveraging collaboration, cooperation, and strategic competition, they can not only survive but thrive.

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Dr. Marcelo Hochman

Why Isn’t Healthcare Part of the Free Market?

Consumer choice is a cornerstone of the US economy, providing the ability to select how and where you spend your money to meet your needs while encouraging healthy competition in the marketplace. Your power to choose where you buy your groceries, gas, books, and clothes forces companies to compete for your business, generally keeping costs lower and quality higher.

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