Tobacco use in the United States: a slideshow
Nearly one in five American adults still uses tobacco in some form.
The best earning opportunities for doctors
Doximity has up-to-date info on the specialties that pay the most.
Americans saw gains in insurance coverage from 2019-2021
Medicaid expansion, increased federal subsidies drove growth
Where can you expect to live the longest?
Average life expectancy in the U.S. varies widely by location.
How much do Americans drink?
Alcohol consumption and its accompanying costs vary widely by state
MGMA 2022: Burnout among doctors continuing to rise, survey finds
Despite prevalence, few institutions have formal programs for addressing burnout.
Does coaching put responsibility for reducing burnout on individual doctors rather than the health care system?
It’s important for doctors to work on the elements of burnout they can control rather than waiting for the system to change
COVID-19 and physician PTSD
COVID-19’s has resulted in great emotional distress among doctors.
The big impact of small measures
Even small steps towards mindfulness can provide doctors with a sense of control in their lives.
What is a “purposeful pause”?
Pausing between patients for a few slow, deep breaths can help doctors be more emotionally present.
The importance of meditation
How practicing meditation can increase mindfulness.
The personal cost of not being emotionally present
Doctors’ inability to stop thinking about work can harm relationships with family and friends.
What is mindfulness?
Gail Gazelle, M.D., explains the benefits of mindfulness.
How doctors can recognize emotional triggers
Doctors can learn to look for early warning signs of their own emotional distress.
What is emotional reactivity?
Doctors can learn to recognize when their emotions are being triggered learn to lower their emotional temperature.
Coping with the stress of medical practice
How doctors can manage their emotions and learn to build resilience.
Overcoming barriers to health equity
Individual doctors can take steps to ensure high-quality care for every patient.
Community health centers grappling with loss of employees
Higher pay, pandemic-related stress most common reasons for departures.
How doctors can minimize their chances of being sued for malpractice
Bob White, COO of The Doctors Company, says thorough, accurate documentation is a doctor’s best defense against malpractice suits.
What can slow the rise in malpractice rates?
Bob White, COO of The Doctors Company, says capping awards for pain and suffering would affect very few people while helping slow the rise in malpractice premiums.
COVID-19’s impact on malpractice premiums
Bob White, COO of The Doctors Company, says the COVID-19 pandemic has produced far fewer malpractice claims than originally expected.
Which specialties are seeing the biggest malpractice premium increases?
Bob White, COO of The Doctors Company, says malpractice rates generally are more stable in primary care than other specialties.
Regional variations in malpractice premium increases
Bob White, COO of The Doctors Company, says malpractice premium increases vary according to location and specialty.
The financial health of malpractice insurers
Bob White, COO of The Doctors Company, says malpractice insurance companies have been paying more in settlements than they are collecting in premiums, forcing them to raise premiums.
How the tactics of plaintiffs’ lawyers have evolved
Bob White, COO of The Doctors Company, explains that malpractice lawsuits now seek to punish wrongdoers, not just provide compensation to those harmed by malpractice.
The impact of large jury awards
Bob White, COO of The Doctors Company, describes how large malpractice awards affect claims in similar cases.
Trends in malpractice awards
Bob White, COO of The Doctors Company, says malpractice award amounts have been rising much faster than inflation, which drives up insurance premiums.
Why malpractice insurance premiums are rising
Bob White, COO of The Doctors Company, explains what’s behind recent increases in physicians’ malpractice insurance rates.
Doctors’ telehealth use: past, present and future
What services is telehealth best suited for?
The highest-paying subspecialties in adult medical academic medicine
The subspecialties with the highest starting salaries, and highest incomes after 10 years, for men and women in adult medical subspecialties.
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