Challenges Facing the Health Care Professions
These are certainly challenging times for health providers -- see the 5 Most Serious Challenges facing your practice today. Who knows what the current budget deficit and fast-growing national debt will do to your already shrinking reimbursements. Who knows what the new health care bill will ultimately do to your practice. And it probably already seems as if you are working for some managed-care insurance company anyhow.
How much time have you spent with each patient this past week? Were you able to really sit down and not only treat any illnesses but try to improve their wellness until their next visit? Likely not. If you are like most practitioners, you are working harder, seeing more patients per day, and in real terms making less than you were a decade before.