Physicians and “Moral Injury”

A recent article by Simon Talbot and Wendy Dean spoke volumes to us here at Still Point. The article, titled “Physicians Aren’t Burning Out …” takes the idea of “burnout” and replaces it with the concept of physicians suffering “moral injury.” What this means, the authors argue, is the inherent chasm between, on one side, the expectationsContinue reading “Physicians and “Moral Injury””

Saving Small Business $$$

The Backbone is Breaking So often we hear that small business is the “backbone” of the nation. It’s a politician’s favorite catch-cry. The backbone, however, is breaking under the stress of escalating expenses and crippling costs, despite the glib promises of tax relief. And, one of the most pressing issues for small business owners andContinue reading “Saving Small Business $$$”

The Worried Well … and Worse Than Nothing

Kaiser Health News is allegedly an “editorially independent program” of the Kaiser Family Foundation and is not, apparently, affiliated with the health insurance company Kaiser Permanente, despite the similarity in name. One of the organization’s goals is to provide “trusted information on national health issues.” Trusted? Two recent articles published by writers from Kaiser HealthContinue reading “The Worried Well … and Worse Than Nothing”