10 ways for doctors to think outside of the box

Thinking outside the box is a somewhat cliché way to illustrate thinking beyond the norm and imagining what “could be” with an innovative mindset. This imagery of being stuck in a box rings true for many physicians, given how many of us are quite literally surrounded by the four white walls of an exam room most of our lives. Physicians work hard to treat each patient individually, but this feeling of being trapped in a box is magnified by a growing trend of physicians being employed by large health care organizations, which are managed and governed by non-physician administrators. Some innovation is happening in these organizations, but it is often slow and full of bureaucracy. At th...

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