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Do you charge professional fees for additional procedures done to address complications or morbidity?

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This question was thrown on me recently by a newbie colleague who was agonizing on whether or not to charge patients for an additional procedure he did to address a complication. I instantly went blank thinking what to say. In the field of medicine or at least here in the Philippines, there’s really no hard and fast rules on…

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Chief’s Notes:Life and death tasks and physician’s perception to change

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Amongst professionals around, physicians are slow in adopting to change. By change I mean adapting  innovative ideas to handle cases, concerns and issues. In our aim to effect innovative administrative policies and changes, I’m trying to understand the behavioral reason behind this “reluctance” to adapt among physicians. Many physicians are not inclined on taking risks, especially when…

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Reviving the physician’s administrative function

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Right. I almost forgot. The medical staff do have “dual” functions. The medical staff has a dual and overlapping management system- the administrative which involves the activities of a medico-administrative character, and professional, which concerns of the clinical aspects of its functions. The physician is typically absorbed with the clinical aspects of his profession and…

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