The Economy of Cyberspace

U.S. retail Internet sales are expected to reach $146 billion in 2008, a 14.3% rise from 2007—and yes, that reckoning takes into account the economic downturn, which has actually boosted online sales because of high gas prices and reduced driving. While U.S. retail sales rose by 2.8% between the first quarter of 2007 and . . . → Read More: The Economy of Cyberspace

Keeping Up Appearances: The Benefits of Pretending to be Insane

The poet Horace once said, “Ira furor brevis est” – “Anger is a brief madness.” This is taken to be a strict warning against getting letting your emotions run away with you. The implication is that anger is a poor alternative to logic and reason.

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Group Practice: The Secrets to a Successful Medical Practice

My post about solo practice medicine brought along some interesting comments and trackbacks. In addition to traditional solo practice medicine, there are other models of medicine that are more economically efficient. One such model is the group model of medicine. In this model, several solo practitioners band together to form a “group” to share . . . → Read More: Group Practice: The Secrets to a Successful Medical Practice