The BUSINESS of Medical Practice

“NO MARGIN – NO MISSION”

Within Reason

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BY DR. DAVID E. MARCINKO MBA CMP®

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THANK YOU

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This Post-Independence Day Federal Holiday

BY DR. DAVID E. MARCINKO MBA

INVITATION: https://medicalexecutivepost.com/dr-david-marcinkos-

Good Monday Morning and Happy July 5th.

I recently learned from Bloomberg editor David Shipley that the American citizenship test wasn’t standardized until the 1950s, and before that aspiring citizens were quizzed on their understanding of American history by a judge. It was … pretty hard.

Here are several questions you might’ve been asked to become an American citizen in 1944. How would you do? Answers at the bottom of this post.

  • Which of the following states seceded during the Civil War? Florida, Maryland, Delaware, Kentucky*
  • Which of these cities has not been a capital of the US? NYC, Boston, Princeton, Philadelphia
  • Where must all bills intended to raise revenue originate? Popular referendum, the House, the Senate, the president
  • Which was not one of the original 13 colonies? South Carolina, Massachusetts, Georgia, Maine.

HAVE A GREAT MONDAY OFF

And, thank you if working today.

Citizenship test: 1) Florida seceded 2) Boston wasn’t a capital 3) Bills to raise revenue must originate in the House 4) Maine wasn’t an original colony

CELEBRATE

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PODCAST: Drs. Vivian Lee, Marty Makary, Atul Gawande and Robert Pearl Blame Physician Culture for the Poor State of US Healthcare

At Least in Part ACCORDING TO THESE BOOKS

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BY ERIC BRICKER MD

Understandably, Many Doctors Take Issue with This Accusation and Say They Treat Their Patients with Integrity and Accountability. Both Statements May Be TRUE … How is That Possible?

Because of Bad Apples.’

While the Majority of Physicians May Put Their Patients First, There Are a Minority of Physicians that Put Money, Power, Prestige and Promotions Ahead of Patients. It’s These Bad Apples That Ruin Physician Culture.

Problem: Fee-for-Service Rewards Bad Apple Physicians, While Paying the High-Integrity Doctors as Well.

Assessment: If Doctors Want to Keep Fee-for-Service, Then the Bad Apples Must Be Reduced Through 1) Increased Transparency, 2) Greater Doctor Self-Regulation, 3) More Federal Oversight and 4) Increased Employer Investigation.

Many of the Books by Drs. Vivian Lee, Marty Makary, Atul Gawande and Robert Pearl Blame Physician Culture in Part for the Poor State of US Healthcare

Your thoughts are appreciated.

THANK YOU

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