COVID-19 Fake News Tsunami - what do you say to your patients?

Posted by Dike Drummond MD

Most physicians are scientists. We believe in evidence based recommendations and do our best to persuade by logic. Right?

Unfortunately, not all humans are scientists. Not all can be persuaded by our Public Health Jedi Mind Tricks. 
 
When fear, deliberate misinformation, conspiracy theories, fake news and partisan politics are pumped into everyone's cell phone at the speed of light --- things get strange quickly. 

Two signs this will not end well.

Tags: Physician Burnout, Pandemic

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Physicians On Purpose Podcast 002 - Mark Jaben MD  - Vision Strategy Tactics

Posted by Dike Drummond MD

Physicians on Purpose Podcast 002
Dr. Mark Jaben and the Vision-Strategy-Tactics Word Stack

Whenever you want to make change in your life or your practice ...
OR
You are working with a group/team of people and you want to make sure they are pulling in the same direction ...

This Word Stack will Save Your Bacon

Tags: stop physician burnout, physicians on purpose, Podcast

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Healthcare ROCKS THE VOTE to Push Back on Politics as Usual in the USA

Posted by Dike Drummond MD


August 2020 is Civic Health Month - Healthcare Supporting Voting and Voter Registration in 2020

There is a new movement at the intersection of Medicine and Politics here in 2020.

Tags: physician wellbeing

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Physicians On Purpose Podcast 1 - Step out of the Whirlwind

Posted by Dike Drummond MD



Here's the first episode of our new Physicians On Purpose (POP) Podcast - a Lesson on How to Escape the Whirlwind of Your Practice.

Learn about our new Podcast from the Physicians on Purpose Community and I teach the #1 method to prevent physician burnout - a reliable way to escape the whirlwind of your practice.

Tags: stop physician burnout, physicians on purpose, Podcast

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Physician Practice Satisfaction and COVID-19 - Reduce or Reveal

Posted by Dike Drummond MD

That's the thing about a Pandemic, you get to take a closer look at all aspects of your life in a new light.

The stress of this once-in-a-lifetime (we hope) virus is relentless - at work, at home, in your community and across the globe. Everything has been put under the magnifying glass -  the public health system, your political beliefs, your family relationships and most of all - your practice. 

Specifically, your Level of Satisfaction with your practice.

Until COVID-19, you may have been cruising along on autopilot in what you thought were "normal circumstances". Sure, the flow of your practice day had some hiccups, pinch points, friction ... but you were able to muscle your way through - and your take home pay was good enough.

How about now, 3 1/2 months after the coronavirus lowered the boom on the healthcare industry. How are you feeling about your practice right now?

I have three quick questions for you. 

Tags: stop physician burnout, Pandemic, physician practice satisfaction

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