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So many people are talking about physician burnout right now. There are lots of articles raising the alarm about the dire state of the healthcare system. And is it any surprise? Physicians enter into med school expecting: The deep...

I have one secret that has helped me stay consistently engaged and inspired through my twenty year career in healthcare: I’ve figured out how to leverage my skills to have fun. Yep, I said it. Being a physician can — and should — be fun....

Peter Thiel is known as a contrarian. Never heard of him? He’s the founder of PayPal, an active Silicon Valley Investor, and the author of Zero to One, which is a heavy hitter in the world of startup strategy and culture. So...

One of my favorite parts of working in virtual care is getting together with other healthcare professionals who are trying to change the game. At the recent HIThinkTank, I joined 50 thought leaders to discuss best practices and strategies for value-based...

I spoke this week at the annual Georgia HIMSS conference in Atlanta. I based my presentation on my growing belief that almost every problem confronting the healthcare system today can be mitigated by virtual care. Recent trends in healthcare It’s no secret that...

Let’s get one thing straight: you already have kick ass skills as a physician, skills that are valuable outside of clinical care settings. So whenever my physician friends turn to me for advice on making a transition in their career,...

In a 2017 survey of 1,414 physicians offices across the U.S., medical staffing firm Merritt Hawkins found the average wait time to see a family physician in large markets is a staggering 29 days. In this interview with EpicMD, I talk about why...