Despite efforts being made to raise awareness of physician burnout, a healthcare analytics company has announced their Physician Misery Index is now a 3.94 out of 5.
Three days before a physician became a victim of the 372nd mass shooting in the U.S. in 2018, the American College of Physicians updated its position on firearms.
There’s money in practicing medicine, or so says another top ten list, which ranks physicians and surgeons as top earners in the field.
Since 2003, gifts and payments made to physicians by drug and device companies have been publicly reported–that doesn’t seem to slow them down too much.
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.