To most doctors, the patient-physician relationship is sacrosanct. It is our job to provide clinical excellence and advocate for our patients in every realm including with bureaucratic agencies that would seek to deny them needed care.
Fall is rapidly approaching and with it comes cooler weather, football, the World Series, and more commercial multifamily real estate investing learning events.While I love blogging about the merits of apartment investing, there is nothing quite like the live events.
Government regulators, insurance companies, and hospital administrators took over and doctors were no longer masters of their domain. Now, they had to serve these third-party payers who cared less about patient care and more about money.
"No matter which way you look at the data, Texas is the big winner. Four of the 10 fastest-growing cities in the US are in Texas, and five of the 10 cities with the highest numerical population growth were in Texas."
Probate is the process by which the state court system inventories a deceased person's assets, has them appraised, and distributes them as they deem legal and appropriate. It is cumbersome, costly, and can be avoided by having a will.
Some of the lowest moments of my career have come from performing heroic measures on patients without any quality of life. In these situations, it seems cruel to thwart a merciful death. How can I feel good about prolonging someone else's suffering?
Real estate happens to have some of the most favorable tax benefits. In fact, I like to say that if your investments aren't tax-advantaged, tax-deferred, or tax-free then you must not be investing in real estate.
What if we could only invest in one asset class for the rest of our lives? While I know what investment I'd want to be married to, the truth is that most investments have their advantages and disadvantages.
During my formative years, I still recall going from records and eight-tracks to cassette tapes. I felt so cool walking around with that Sony Walkman playing my cassettes, listening to Rick Springfield belt out Jessie's Girl.
Now before you go and question my professional competency, let me assure you that I went to a good medical school. I also completed a four-year residency in Emergency Medicine at a top-notch residency program. I was board-certified less than one year after finishing and have maintained that status ever since.
Sitting at the corner of Cedar and Kings Canyon avenues VMC was nothing to look at. However, the combination of rampant poverty, violent gangs, and severe shortages of both doctors and nurses, made it an ideal place to do residency.
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Doctors are used to fielding a rapid barrage of questions. We field queries from patients, nurses, and other doctors in our daily practice of medicine. In fact, part of what makes a good doctor great is good communication skills.
Washington bureaucrats along with for-profit insurance companies and corporate administrators have taken over medicine and perverted its cause. They have pushed patient care to the periphery and brought the almighty dollar to the forefront of their agenda.
One of the first documents that brokers like to put in front of potential multifamily real estate investors is called a pro-forma. Investopedia says that pro-forma is Latin and means ; for the sake of form.