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The physician business owner and healthcare reform

What do you really know about healthcare reform? And do you even care? The past few years have thrust healthcare into the limelight, with the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Healthcare Act (PPACA) in March 2010. And confusion has reigned ever since. Once in a while, I come across good explanations that attempt to demystify the PPACA. As much as I'd like to be an ostrich with my head in the sand, mainly to escape the rancor and fury of those decrying the Act and the cries of those begging for meaningful change, I can't escape its impact on my clientele and readers. For ......
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A working physician mom touches the texture of her days

I’m one month into my redesigned life as a physician mom and simultaneous physician business owner who traded in a nanny for an online business manager. As each day passes, I feel myself reaching out more and more to touch and stroke the textures of my life. There is the start to the morning – a brief lie-in as I catch the news headlines and drink the welcome cup of tea brought to my bedside by my dear husband who knows I can’t open my eyes until that first sip. As I lie enshrouded in semi-sleep and the warmth of the winter sheets, I keep hoping my eight-year-old daughter will jo......
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Physician coach's "Top Ten Tips" for a successful physician career transition

As much as I love working with entrepreneurial physicians, I recognize that many physicians plan to transition out of clinical practice into non-clinical careers that don't include starting their own business. Yes, many fantasize about being their own boss, with all the tantalizing flexibility and autonomy. However, the realities of a drop in income, lack of time, and lack of business knowledge and experience wreak havoc with their dreams. And Fear doesn't hesitate to show its pinched face too! Instead, these doctors who are hungry for a change in direction seek out new physician care......
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What's the ideal work day for women physicians leaving medical practice?

A physician coach wonders what the work options are for women physicians who quit clinical practice...
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