Did you lose your passion for medicine? No.
Did you lose your passion to help patients? No.
Did you lose your ability to practice? YES.
Physicians did not see HEALTHCARE coming and it snuck into the very fibers which held the doctor-patient relationship on sacred ground.
Jerome Groopman, MD said it best in his book, How Doctors Think, “Time is the bedrock of a pinnacle practice.” Patients and doctors must have time to converse, strategize and support one another.
Doctors are not paid on how many minutes they spend with their patients, but healthcare businesses pay doctors on how many patients they can see within minutes.