Business is The Best Medicine

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Multifaceted Career: PA in Medicine, Entrepreneurship, and Motherhood

In today’s fast-paced world, many healthcare professionals wear multiple hats. As a full-time urgent care PA, part-time ER and spa worker, real estate investor, blog writer, and mom, my life is a whirlwind of changing responsibilities. This article provides a glimpse into my typical day, highlighting the delicate balance and offering insights on juggling various roles.

Welcome to Business is the Best Medicine

At Business is the Best Medicine, we want to empower Medical Professionals with personal finance and business knowledge.

We believe:

  1. Every healthcare professional should treat their career as a small business.  
  2. Every healthcare professional can achieve financial independence.  
  3. Our healthcare system will benefit from us achieving these first two goals.

We hope you enjoy our content!

 

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The Paradox of Money

The Paradox of Money

Dr. Slater, an ER physician reflects on his lifelong fascination with money, balancing the pursuit of wealth with lessons on modesty and fulfillment. He navigates dualities, striving for financial independence while avoiding material excess, ultimately finding satisfaction in simplicity and meaningful pursuits.

Why FI Rocks – The Magnetic Fields 

Why FI Rocks – The Magnetic Fields 

There are many reasons why achieving financial independence will benefit your life. Dr. Slater gives one personal account recently where he felt free to spontaneously purchase concert tickets. The freeing thought of being able to spend however much money it cost to do something that he valued is the important factor. You can get here too. And we can help!

Guest Post:  The White Coat Investor

Guest Post:  The White Coat Investor

Get the link for Dr. Slaters guest post featured on the #1 physician-oriented financial blog in the world, The White Coat Investor. He shares a personal story about how he got scammed and lost money, even as a financially literate physician, you don’t want to miss it!

The ‘My Doctor Did Nothing’ Dilemma: How to Increase Patient Satisfaction in Modern Medicine

The ‘My Doctor Did Nothing’ Dilemma: How to Increase Patient Satisfaction in Modern Medicine

In today’s healthcare landscape, patient satisfaction is an important, measurable metric. Many patients voice frustrations, often stating, “The doctor didn’t do anything!” This perception can be exasperating for providers who know they’ve conducted thorough evaluations and treatments. To reconcile patient expectations with medical realities, we must explore the roots of these complaints and adopt strategies to address them effectively.

The Burnout Comedy

The Burnout Comedy

Read Dr. Slaters’ response to the Wealthy Doc’s article, Clinician Burnout as a Physician who worked through Covid and is still in the thick of healthcare as an ER doctor.

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The Paradox of Money

The Paradox of Money

Dr. Slater, an ER physician reflects on his lifelong fascination with money, balancing the pursuit of wealth with lessons on modesty and fulfillment. He navigates dualities, striving for financial independence while avoiding material excess, ultimately finding satisfaction in simplicity and meaningful pursuits.

read more
Why FI Rocks – The Magnetic Fields 

Why FI Rocks – The Magnetic Fields 

There are many reasons why achieving financial independence will benefit your life. Dr. Slater gives one personal account recently where he felt free to spontaneously purchase concert tickets. The freeing thought of being able to spend however much money it cost to do something that he valued is the important factor. You can get here too. And we can help!

read more
Guest Post:  The White Coat Investor

Guest Post:  The White Coat Investor

Get the link for Dr. Slaters guest post featured on the #1 physician-oriented financial blog in the world, The White Coat Investor. He shares a personal story about how he got scammed and lost money, even as a financially literate physician, you don’t want to miss it!

read more
The ‘My Doctor Did Nothing’ Dilemma: How to Increase Patient Satisfaction in Modern Medicine

The ‘My Doctor Did Nothing’ Dilemma: How to Increase Patient Satisfaction in Modern Medicine

In today’s healthcare landscape, patient satisfaction is an important, measurable metric. Many patients voice frustrations, often stating, “The doctor didn’t do anything!” This perception can be exasperating for providers who know they’ve conducted thorough evaluations and treatments. To reconcile patient expectations with medical realities, we must explore the roots of these complaints and adopt strategies to address them effectively.

read more
The Burnout Comedy

The Burnout Comedy

Read Dr. Slaters’ response to the Wealthy Doc’s article, Clinician Burnout as a Physician who worked through Covid and is still in the thick of healthcare as an ER doctor.

read more
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