There has been an “explosion in STD rates,” due, in part, to primary care physicians failing to screen their patients and discuss sexual activity.
Finding the time to volunteer your services to underserved populations or in times of crisis may be one way to help you escape from your day-to-day burdens.
As the number of Americans with dementia rises, health professionals are grappling with when and how to pose the question: “Do you have guns at home?”
Despite documentation burden being a leading factor of physician burnout, organizations and EHR vendors are barely asking physicians how to improve.
In an op-ed published last week, three emergency medicine physicians strongly opposed a proposed ballot initiative to mandate nurse-to-patient ratios.
More millennials are shunning the traditional primary care model, in favor of retail clinics, free-standing urgent care centers, and telemedicine.
While doctors have traditionally been branded a mostly conservative group, there is growing evidence that young doctors-to-be are leaning leftward and interested in activism.
Does defining burnout as a diagnosable condition, such as depression, even matter in regards to treating the problem, or should the focus fall elsewhere?
While there is no easy cure-all for burnout, the results of a new study indicate that utilizing medical scribes to assist with EHR documentation could help.
The results of the sixth biennial Survey of America’s Physicians have been released, and the findings can only be described as startling.