Business of Medicine


The patient who doesn’t like you

Dr. Allan M. Block’s experience has told him that, if for whatever reason a patient doesn’t like him, it’s best...

Under My Skin

Put the cash in the shoebox

Even when I was training back in the Pleistocene era, old Doc Greenberg was a throwback. During my pediatric residency, I accompanied him for a...

Cold Iron Truth

Produce and promises

Any barrier between the patient and the physician is bad, and two or three barriers makes things logarithmically worse.