An exemplary pediatrician draws on his long career to describe his obsession with science, the rewards of gutsy perseverance and why he can't work for someone else.
The practice was busy, the doctors were happy, and the business was profitable. But something was amiss. Tiger Pediatrics had a long journey to becoming independent, and still have a long road ahead to stay that way.
Pediatric Practice Consultant Chip Hart says he loves working with practices whose vision, ambition, and high expectations for themselves and others set the bar for our future leaders in pediatrics.
Dr. Susan Kressly has drawn on a seemingly life-long reserve of confidence, resourcefulness and enthusiasm to build a successful practice and become a prime mover in the advancement of pediatric technology and physician advocacy.
The evidence that physicians can be as successful at business as they are at care-giving continues to mount, suggests Pediatric Practice Consultant Chip Hart, who cites independent pediatricians who have capitalized on business acumen and an inner drive to thrive financially.
Dr. Bryan Sibley is an independent practitioner in Louisiana whose early experience as a hospital-employed physician taught him that nobody will ever care about his business as much as he does.
Pediatric Practice Consultant Chip Hart questions whether the hype surrounding the so-called demise of the small practice is causing pediatricians to undersell their value to everyone, including themselves.