- We live in a “crisis culture” -- the financial crisis, the energy crisis, the subprime-mortgage crisis. By calling every upheaval a crisis, the word gets watered down to the point of meaninglessness. Here’s a real impending crisis: The primary care crisis. The profession of primary care physician in this country is dying. Fast. Physicians must find a leader who can articulate the serious repercussions of a growing primary care shortage. Otherwise, it will simply become the next crisis of the times.
Mike Hennessy is Chairman and CEO of MJH & Associates, the publisher of many influential journals, including The American Journal of Managed Care, Pharmacy Times, MDNG, Politics, Oncology & Biotechnology News, and Physician's Money Digest. As a businessman, entrepreneur, and a publisher of magazines and websites that focus on the financial and professional needs of physicians, Hennessy is intimately familiar with the challenges physicians face in today's competitive practice environment.
Hennessy's Highlights dissects the healthcare policy issues that impact physicians, particularly those who are running their own practices.