Why a Culture of Speculation Has Led to the Economic Crisis

As the global economy stalls, the media is working hard to identify those responsible for the economic chaos, but is there really a distinct group of people to blame? The issues and events driving the current economic slowdown are complex, and it is therefore impossible to identify a single cause – but oil speculators . . . → Read More: Why a Culture of Speculation Has Led to the Economic Crisis

Locum Tenens: Doctors as “Hired Guns”

While I have posted previously on how various business models in the practice of medicine, there is one business that is actually quite profitable for a physician who does not want the cost or hassle of running a private solo, group, or managed healthcare type of medical practice. That is the job of being . . . → Read More: Locum Tenens: Doctors as “Hired Guns”

Election Issues IV: “The Palin Effect” and Working Moms

Let me just say right off the bat that I’m not here to add fuel to the raging tabloid fires burning everywhere these days over John McCain’s selection of Sarah Palin as his running mate. Better bloggers than I have already said better things than I can even imagine, both pro and con and . . . → Read More: Election Issues IV: “The Palin Effect” and Working Moms