February 8th 2023
Why concierge medicine may be the solution, not the problem.
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October 10th 2022
Recognizing it’s a problem is first step to making changes that help workforce, patients and the bottom line.
7 ways to help new physicians succeed
A new work environment can be challenging for newly graduated physicians as well as more experienced physicians. Here are seven ways to help make the onboarding process seamless.
3 times your practice could benefit from locum tenens physicians
Hiring a physician is a long-term commitment, which is why brining a locum on board first can be a viable short-term option or trial run.
Exclusive survey results: Practices reveal their biggest staffing challenge
Practices share their attitudes and frustrations about running a medical practice.
Exclusive survey results: What practices pay their staff
Planning to hire staff or considering whether to give them a raise? Check out our survey results first.
How patient rapport managers save you time and money
Patient rapport managers strengthen relationships between physicians and patients
Take control of your life with locum tenens
As summer draws to a close, take stock of your career and make sure you are living the life you want.
How physicians take vacations
It's summertime and that means finding the perfect work-beach balance.
Healthcare personality traits
Considering a career in healthcare? See this first.
American medical students less likely to choose to become primary care physicians
Physicians who have matched into primary care positions has been on the decline for the past eight years, according to data from The Match.
How to prepare for locum tenens physicians
Here are four ways practice owners and administrators can ensure temporary employees are successful.
Why I’m quitting my job
It’s good to seek professional help and try coping strategies when you’re feeling burned out. But if those don’t work, then it might be time to consider prioritizing yourself and walking away from your job.
5 steps to start your own independent practice
Advice for how to go solo - and be successful.
How independent physicians can combat ongoing hospital consolidation
Hospitals across the country are purchasing private practices even though patients prefer AND receive better care from independent physicians.
Physician Perspectives: William Laurence
“Probably one of the best decision's that I made, which has allowed me to continue to enjoy medical practice, was borne out of necessity.”
When to consider succession planning
Take time to reassess your personal and professional priorities as well as long-term goals for your practice, then adjust your workload as needed.
Docs rock out for charity (and their own mental health)
Physicians are people, too. They need a way to relax after a hard day’s work. Twelve of them have found a way to unwind: in front of a crowd, by playing cover songs, and raising money for charitable causes.
Unwell physicians and burnout put patients at risk
The quality of patient care depends on high-functioning providers. The increasing trend and data confirming the negative impact of physicians’ ill health on patient care means that the healthcare industry must search for answers - now.
Physicians fight burnout one gig at a time
As a growing number of healthcare providers are feeling burned out, two physicians have found a way to recharge through music.
Treat physician burnout by seeing more patients
Re-energize your desire to practice medicine through international medical missions.
Physician Perspectives: Roberta Berrien
“I feel more alone than ever in trying to care for my patients properly.”
Physician Perspective: Ed Marut
“No matter what I do, I simply make sure my career does not infringe on personal time.”
Physician Perspectives: Karl Singer
“I am excited every day I work and look forward to continuing to remain active in medicine as long as I can provide high-quality care.”
Physician Perspective: Russell Libby
“The privilege of being able to develop meaningful relationships with patients and help them live healthy, productive lives is a unique and wonderful quality of practicing medicine.”
Physician Perspectives: Elizabeth Nelson
“I put care before profits.”
Physician Perspectives: Raksha Joshi
“Despite all the trials and tribulations of practicing in the present healthcare delivery environment, I still feel my life is validated by being a physician.”
Adopting habits of successful people
How this primary care physician is attempting to bring more balance into her life.
How to reduce heart-related deaths
Stemming heart disease and stroke is too big of a battle for physicians to tackle alone. Physician assistants can provide some much-needed support by explaining treatment plans, encouraging lifestyle changes, and improving both patient compliance and patient relations.
Ken Jeong on the power of love and comedy as a doctor
Spend Valentine’s Day watching the new Netflix special while snuggling on the couch with your loved one-and laughing about how funny practicing medicine can be.
5 ways to make this your best year yet
Think about what you want to accomplish this year, then list how you can achieve your goals.
Certified PAs in surgical specialties are becoming the rule, not the exception
The rising number of PAs working in surgical subspecialties is helping to fill the physician shortage and represents a larger shift toward team-based practice in the operating room.
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