Should you dismiss that patient?

Contrary to what seems to be the popular opinion, there are no statutory laws that I am aware of that directly apply to patient dismissal, beyond...


Is it OK to just be satisfied?

It is possible to talk to a patient for a brief moment and just know if he or she is a satisficer or a maximizer.


Closing your practice

A paucity of good employees is just one of many reasons given by physicians who have decided to close up shop.


Medical technology should keep patient in mind

While the stethoscope has literally distanced us from patients, it is such an important tool that we no longer think about this distancing.


Words from the wise

When there’s time, consider asking for advice from those elders who happen to have an appointment with you.