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LinuxMedNews: On Entrepreneurial Seizures in Health Care

May 15, 2005, 21:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ignacio H. Valdes)

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"Michael Gerber in his book the E-Myth subtitled 'Why Most Small Businesses Don't Work and What to Do About It.' describes a phenomena that he calls an 'entrepreneurial seizure'. This occurs when people working at a regular job suddenly drop everything and go into business for themselves, doing something they like, but frequently ending up working far harder than they did before and ultimately loathing (and failing at) the thing they used to enjoy.

"The parallel with medical IT is obvious. So many in the past have had a health IT entrepreneurial seizure..."

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