Showing empathy improves patient satisfaction, but not every doctor is naturally good at expressing feelings to patients.
Med Ec Blog
While there are many similarities between the two models, the differences turn direct care from a curiosity or sideshow to a potentially huge player in the American healthcare marketplace.
One medical group’s path to freedom lights the way for others.
The free market would provide abundant care.
Countless physician groups are grappling with how best to introduce and leverage genomics in their practices.
While Continuing Medical Education (CME) and journals have kept me afloat, it is essential to find new creative ways to keep pace with the previous academic rigor of residency.
We seem tired, unhealthy, and worse off than some of the patients asking us for help. Despite what you may think, complex and costly care didn’t zap our energy. The fatigue we feel comes from a lack of balance and connection in our own life.
As physicians, we have given up control and lost the ability to do the job we were trained to do. Our focus has turned instead to serving needs that have become more demanding than those of our patients.
The EHR, like many new technologies, has capacity to improve the health and safety of our patients. So what can we do to make this happen?
If doctors are savvy about it, they have options at their disposal to get away from full-time clinical work.