Hitting A Nerve

Hitting A Nerve

My declining enthusiasm for inpatient work

Twenty years of taking hospital call has steadily lessened Dr. Allan M. Block’s desire for inpatient work, but not completely.

Hitting A Nerve

An unclear future ahead for health care

Solo private practice neurologist Allan M. Block hopes that the Trump administration replaces the broken parts of Obamacare with sustainable and...

Hitting A Nerve

Hanging on as small practices slowly die

I’ve had to skip several paychecks this year to keep my practice afloat. That makes it hard to pay for my routine personal expenses, like a...

Hitting A Nerve

The EHR time suck gets quantified

How many hours a day do you typically work?I’m not just talking about seeing patients, although that’s included. I’m also thinking about all the...

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