Junior sat in his office, his feet on his desk, and a newly deceased pint of Old Croup in the dumpster. He looked at his check from the Mutual for $25,000. He was ready for his next case. TH
Jamie Newman, MD, FACP, is the physician editor of The Hospitalist, senior associate consultant, Hospital Internal Medicine, and assistant professor of internal medicine and medical history, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minn.