Ben Carson, MD: Consult Staff, Patients Prior to Big Changes

October 17, 2012

Before making any big changes at your medical practice, neurosurgeon Ben Carson advises you consult two important stakeholders: your patients and your staff.

In private practice, it can be hard to make big changes, but that's exactly what today's physicians will need to do in large part due to reform, says neurosurgeon Ben Carson, director of the division of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Children's Center.

Before making any big changes at your medical practice, Carson advises you consult two very important stakeholders: your patients and your staff. It can mean the difference between buy-in and protest, he notes.

Carson is a keynote speaker at this year's MGMA12 Conference in San Antonio. He is scheduled to headline a session entitled "Big Ideas Mean Taking Big Risks" on Wednesday, Oct. 24.