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Recognizing it’s a problem is first step to making changes that help workforce, patients and the bottom line.
Physicians, Jumpstart Your Leisure Time
Here are five ideas on how to jumpstart your approach to leisure, including some you may not have previously considered.
Has the Joy of Medicine Been Lost?
Many doctors say they would never recommend a medical career to their children. Burnout is a serious problem.
Identifying the Right Reasons for a Practice Merger
If you are considering merging your practice with another group, make sure you are doing so because it's the right thing to do.
Why Standalone Primary Care Practices are Doomed
The economics of healthcare are inexorably shifting risk from payers to providers. Independent providers who fail to join risk facing groups are doomed.
The Future of Membership Medicine
This healthcare expert believes concierge medicine is the future of healthcare due to its benefits for both patients and physicians.
Ensure Your Global Health Service Helps You, Too
Here are some tips for using global health work to fight burnout.
Locum Tenens Docs Primed to Care for an Aging Population
With more than 50 million seniors in the U.S., there is a need for physicians to care for the elderly. Enter: locum tenens docs.
Freelance Physician Marketplace Takes Aim at Doctor Shortage
This method of job creation eliminates steps from the typical health care hiring process in hopes of providing better care for patients.
Five Tips for Preparing a Healthcare Staffing Plan
Physician turnover to an ongoing physician shortage and staffing a health care facility can be very difficult. Here are five tips to make sure you are prepared.
Women Physicians May Be at Higher Risk of Burnout
Women physicians may be at higher risk of burnout, but they may have better coping tools, according to researchers.
How to Help a Colleague Who’s Struggling with Burnout
It’s hard to intervene when you see a fellow provider in trouble with burnout. Here’s how to make it a little easier.
Advice for Medical School Residents
A young physician gives her advice to residents on what they can expect upon becoming a practicing physician.
Who Should Physicians Work For?
Would you rather work for an independent practice group, or are you better off employed by a health system?
Six Ideas for Leisure Activities in the New Year
Have you decided you need to have more leisure in the new year? Here are six ways to get that going.
Concierge Medicine Offers Convenience and Quality
Concierge medicine offers the convenience that patients get at urgent care clinics, and combines it with the quality care that a familiar physician can provide.
Be Careful about Working for a Home Health Agency
Home health agencies and home visiting companies are employers that physicians should approach with great caution.
Are Clinicians Burning Out over Personal Issues?
Personal problems could be contributing to physicians burning out at work. Identify your real problems, then find the solution.
Ask Your Family for Help with Burnout
Burnout is a problem for physicians at work, but the solution might be found at home.
Self Defense For Physician Captive Owners
Many doctor-owned captive insurance companies are ticking times bombs of legal and financial liability. Here's what you need to know.
3 Ways to Increase Patient Satisfaction in 2018
Improving your billing processes can not only improve your revenue, but will make patients happier.
Best Reader Comments on Healthcare of 2017
We took some of the best comments left during the past year and put them in one spot. What did you have to say in 2017?
What will PAs be Doing in 2018?
This year the PA profession celebrated its 50th anniversary. Much has changed, but the future of the profession remains bright.
Healthcare in 2018: MACRA, Tech and More
With the new year fast approaching, health care experts weigh in on what practices can expect from what is sure to be an eventful year.
Avoiding Pitfalls in a Changing Healthcare Landscape
With an ever-evolving healthcare delivery system, avoiding pitfalls is a daily struggle. Here are some tips for your practice.
Work-Life Balance is Different for Younger Doctors
In part 2 of our roundtable, three doctors vent about EHRs and extol the virtues of having a balanced work and home life.
Younger Docs Talk About Facing Age Discrimination
In part one of our younger physician roundtable, three doctors expand on the toughest challenges faced in their burgeoning careers.
Women in Medicine Share Stories of Sexual Assault
Although women make up half of medical students and greater than a third of attending physicians, medicine has its fair share of problems.
Waning Faith in the Healthcare System
A physician gets a firsthand account of the struggle many patients go through to schedule an appointment in the American healthcare system.
Bringing Young Docs to Independent Practice
A recent survey indicated 94 percent of final-year medical residents prefer employment over independent practice. Can this be reversed?
Certified PAs Are Experts at Preventive Care
As part of healthcare teams, PAs can prevent morbidities, promote healthy lifestyles, and improve patients' overall health with preventative care.
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