Overcoming the “Dirty Little Secret” – Part 2

In my last post, I discussed the “dirty little secret” that many medical groups suffer from, and recommended that all medical groups should ask and answer the following questions: How will the group make decisions? (Best answer: discuss and vote). What is expected of each physician once a decision has been made? (Best answer: adhere more…


Overcoming the “Dirty Little Secret” – Part 1

Effective group governance is now a survival skill for medical groups. Unfortunately, many medical groups, both large and small, suffer from something I call the “Dirty Little Secret.” Here’s how it goes: An individual physician thinks: “If I don’t like a group decision, or I didn’t vote for the decision, I don’t have to abide more…