The Other Side of the Stethoscope

The Other Side of the Stethoscope

As medical professionals, we are used to everyone having all eyes on us during a crisis.  We get paid to make decisions, right or wrong.  We’re expected to be the adults in the room who know what to do.  It’s part of the job description.  As parents, our number one...
Talk to Your Patients About Money

Talk to Your Patients About Money

A non-compliant patient arrives at the ER for evaluation of high blood pressure. Why isn’t she taking her medication? It costs $300 per month, and she can’t afford it. Has she talked to her doctor about a less expensive alternative? No. Unfortunately, this type of...