A lot of very clever people have written about the topic of leaving medicine. There are now several resources available for doctors who are thinking of leaving clinical practice. It’s a reasonable thing to consider. Plug: Indeed, if you are a doctor who can write Python code, and can charm people and show how a […]Read more "What? You can’t quit being a doctor!"
Being an entrepreneur is hard. Being a health tech entrepreneur… that’s harder.
Welcome to the world where the customer isn’t the one calling the shots. And where the government likes to get in the way.
Image from freepik.com I turned 32 last week. 2^5, I am 5 bits old. By now in my life I’ve had a few successes and taken a fair share of knock-backs. I’ve worked with a wide range of people, in a wide range of organisations. I’m at that point where I’m young enough to still […]Read more "Three paths to reaching The Top"
Are you a top performer? Someone who pulls it out of the bag every time? The “Go-To” person if there’s a tough challenge to beat?
Or do you coast along? Survive by doing the bare minimum? Wrap your token efforts in apologies and excuses and call it “work”?
This is how I judge you…Read more "What grade of player are you?"
[Originally posted on my LinkedIn page] As an NHS doctor I have frequently been disappointed by the lack of quality electronic patient record systems provided for us to use on the front line. In most hospitals, electronic patient records simply don’t exist, so we’re still illegibly scrawling in manila folders balanced on a knee in […]Read more "Why can’t clinicians choose their own tools?"