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- The work-life balance conundrum affects every living soul. If doctors are to hope for any chance at an alleged work-life balance in medicine, they first must confront and manage any guilt they might have about time away from journals and patients
- Being well trained, smart and knowledgeable is no longer enough to land and keep a job. These days the emotional quotient — such as likability and social grace — is at least as important as IQ.
- More medical students want their training to include more relevance to business, specifically billing and coding. Plus, starting pay negotiations are more critical than ever for doctors as a majority is taking salaried jobs.
- Jeff Brown, MD, rarely uses cash anymore, which seems to be the direction all of society is heading. Not only is carrying cash potentially dangerous (vulnerable to crime or loss) but electronic transactions and bank apps are becoming more and more popular.
- Seven principles to organize charitable giving — regardless of what the tax code may or may not incentivize — so prospective donors can make a difference while meeting their emotional need to help others.
- It is absolutely essential for our children to understand the use, and misuse, of money so they can successfully function through their lives. The responsibility to teach these skills falls on parents.
- Usually the bottom line regarding investing in art is don't. But there is money being made every day in the art market, even by investors of modest means.
- A number of often overlooked costs make health information technology more costly than expected. Plus, a survey of hospitals revealed that only a minority of employees would want to receive treatment where they work.
- The average Joe on the street and the average doctor are in disagreement about why health care is so expensive. Here are eight reasons for why the U.S. pays more for its health care and gets less than other developed nations.
- Let's face it: dying is a social act and usually can't be done on the cheap. Death has enormous economic implications that reverberate throughout our lives and the lives of our loved ones.
Jeff Brown, MD, is a Board Certified Family Practitioner, currently doing geriatrics as a Medical Director, and is also a consultant for the California Medical Board. Dr. Brown can be reached at email@example.com.
Jeff Brown, MD, is a Board Certified Family Practitioner, currently specializing in geriatrics as a Medical Director, and is also a consultant for the California Medical Board .