Escaping the Stockholm Syndrome in Primary Care
If you’ve ever watched one of Chef Gordon Ramsay’s TV shows, you may have a sense of how much work and coordination goes into delivering food to patrons—at the appropriate temperature, cooked to the proper specifications, and presented on time. When something goes wrong in the kitchen, it can lead to a cascade of problems that might start with one dish and end up with a whole course being delayed or even ruined.
It’s hard to see reports of the astronomical costs of American healthcare and not become immediately desensitized to the enormity of it all. In 2021, fueled somewhat by the pandemic, American healthcare costs topped $4.3 trillion (membership required). By 2028, that number could surpass $6 trillion.
Like many other industries, the healthcare business in North Texas has been robust over the years, with unprecedented growth and a diversified economy helping to lift all boats in the region. Corporate relocations, relatively inexpensive housing, and a business-friendly climate have led to a booming economy that has weathered recent…