Daniel Hoffman, MD, is a family solo practitioner in Mount Vernon, Ill.
This Doctor Has A Lot to be Thankful For
A great staff and remaining independent has given Dr. Hoffman a lot to be thankful for this holiday season.
Being There for Patients Through Disasters
As a doctor, you should be willing to care for patients, even if it means coming in to help them after a natural disaster.
The Sad Mindset of Many Young Physicians
This older doc describes the attitude of many young residents who would rather have a job than a profession.
Pharma Rep Visits Benefit Private Physicians, Patients
Employed physicians—and their patients—are at a true disadvantage in putting restrictions on visits by pharmaceutical firms.
Dealing with All Kinds of Problem Patients
All patients bleed red and will likely pay in green, but physicians have to make sure to watch out for themselves.
When a Patient Leaves Your Practice for Good
Dr. Daniel Hoffman's guide on what to do if your patient has to leave your practice, for one reason or another.
An Unconventional Approach to Relieve Staff Stress
My practice made an unexpected visitor a way to relax both employees and patients.
When Patients Don't Pay Their Bills
Some patients just assume physicians are rich and they don't need the money. Thus, they skip out on paying their bills.
The Changing Healthcare System and Physician Happiness
The growing number of employed physicians could lead to the unionization of medical professions and a wildly different health system.
The Retirement Plan Physicians Should Consider
When do you plan on hanging up your stethoscope for good? Will it be your choice or your employer's choice?
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