Our profession is in need of a change in focus. Specifically, the focus of our professional training, which has been too clinically based, much to our unintended detriment. Unless we recreate our profession to include understanding of the economics of health care and best business practices, we run the risk of becoming obsolete in the ever-changing health care market. As patient responsibility for health care decisions increases, our ability to accurately discuss our value in that system will provide us with the economic security that Covey mentions.
The 4:30 a.m. alarm clock rings too soon after I stayed up late watching the NCAA elite eight.
Social media . . . we all have a response to it, whether we embrace it, try to ignore it, or dabble in it.