@LetMyDrPractice – SummitAtTheSummit.com, July 20-26, 2015

A special message from Daniel Craviotto, MD:

Dear Physician Colleague,

summitWe want to thank you for your support of Let My Doctor Practice and the Summit at the Summit Conference! We have some exciting news to share about the event.

We’ve reached 20% of our funding goal! The movement to Let My Doctor Practice is gaining momentum, and organizations and individuals are signing on to help restore doctors’ autonomy. If you haven’t signed up for the webcast or in-person event, click here. Continue reading

Let My Doctor Practice

Dear Physician Colleague,

There are many issues these days that confront physicians and American health care. Most doctors we know are fed up and frustrated. But why all the angst? What has pushed us over the edge? Why now? There is a common denominator here: Those of us who are clinicians and in the active practice of medicine feel that we are being told by those outside of medicine how to practice medicine. We are losing physician autonomy. We are told how to use an EMR and what is meaningful in an EMR. Forces are intruding into the doctor-patient relationship by those who are untrained and unlicensed. Finally, health care insurance companies have a monopoly power over us. Continue reading

@KevinMD, you are missing the big picture

Dr. Daniel Craviotto – author of WSJ article “A Doctor’s Declaration of Independence” – responds to Dr. Kevin Pho’s article on Kevin MD “MOC is medicine’s self-inflicted wound

Kevin, you are missing the big picture. There are many issues that confront physicians and American health care. But why all the angst now? What has pushed us over the edge? Why now? There is a common denominator here. Those of us who are clinicians and in the active practice of medicine feel that we are being told by those outside of medicine how to practice medicine, how to use an EMR, what is meaningful in an EMR and how to be certified. For those outside of medicine – how dare you. Continue reading