September 27th 2023
Coding skills do not inherently equate to clinical competence, and vice versa, but both are necessary.
September 26th 2023
New survey shows significant increase in burnout symptoms just since 2021
September 18th 2023
Health care organizations must adopt a proactive and personalized approach to making physicians feel heard, valued, and interested.
September 14th 2023
Program aims to train doctors to apply artificial intelligence to improve diagnostic and treatment outcomes
September 5th 2023
How many physicians feel burned out? And why? Check out our 2023 Physician Burnout and Wellness Survey results.
Exclusive report on how much physicians earn
AI in medical care: A map for clinical practice and patient protection
Artificial intelligence (AI) has seen an exponential increase in the already rising interest within the medical field since the introduction of ChatGPT in November 2022.
How to ask for a raise — and get it
Physicians often feel undervalued and request salary raises. This is something that needs to be handled carefully if they want the answer to be “yes.”
Healing the healer: What you need to know about the Physician Support Line
Physicians need support now more than ever, and there may be no one better positioned to provide that support than our psychiatrist colleagues.
Report: Physician compensation not keeping up with inflation
Even a doubling of median total compensation was not enough to keep up with record inflation rates
Fostering employee loyalty: Strategies for successful medical practice management
Creating a culture of employee loyalty and commitment is one of the most important contributors to successful medical practice management.
Stress-management interventions may actually work
Interventions aimed at reducing work-related stress for healthcare workers showed some improvement in how people coped with stress up to a year later
How physicians can focus on the positive in health care
Dwelling on the negative is not the best strategy for physicians.
Is your physician partnership working out?
Business partners can become your greatest asset or worst liability.
See you in court: 31% of physicians get sued during their careers
AMA study examines legal risk varies by several factors, with short-term risk down in 2022.
Changing how we think about difficult patients
Recognizing that our own thoughts cause negative emotions can positively change everything
Women continue to make gains in medicine, but much work remains to be done
Author points to lack of women in leadership roles throughout the industry as a major area in need of improvement.
Primary care must evolve to survive
Primary care is inefficient, inconvenient, and often inaccessible, optimized neither for patient experience nor positive outcomes.
Healing the healer: The Physician Support Line
Launching in 2020, the Physician Support Line is available to medical students, resident/ fellows, attending physicians, and retired physicians.
Physician author takes on physician moral injury
New book by Wendy Dean, M.D., discusses the disconnect between physicians’ ethics and beliefs and our health care system.
Male doctors earn $110,000 on average more than female doctors
Gender pay gap down slightly, but much work remains to be done
HIMSS23: Are pharmacists the solution to primary care’s problems?
Boosting the relationship between primary care physicians and pharmacists could help alleviate burnout while providing basic services to those who lack access.
Barriers make minority MCAT examinees less likely to apply to med school
Study shows that minority students face barriers that deter them from applying to and matriculating at med schools
Morning Medical Update: Gender pay gap among physicians narrows; Primary care misconceptions; What doctors wish patients knew about norovirus
The top news stories in primary care today.
How I rediscovered what it means to be a physician
One week in the Dominican Republic gave me a renewed perspective on practicing medicine.
Morning Medical Update: Summer health checklist; Do you still need your COVID-19 vaccine card?; Five unfulfilled medical fields
Morning Medical Update: Disability advocates call for required masking; More medical schools withdraw from U.S. news rankings, Free clinics open in Las Vegas schools
Physician salaries and average gross billing: Family medicine, specialties, and APPs
Even at 50% collection, doctors generate revenues worth more than their salaries.
Burnout and high labor costs taking a toll on physicians
Report shows physicians are operating in a difficult financial and mental environment
Physician author takes on moral injury in medicine in new book
Wendy Dean, MD, sits down to talk about her new book, "If I Betray These Words: Moral Injury in Medicine and Why It's So Hard For Clinicians to Put Patients First."
How physicians should handle criticism
Bristling at criticism or negative feedback is natural. Here are the best ways to handle it as a physician.
Morning Medical Update: New primary care program for older adults lacks clinical benefits, The Medical School Admissions Cycle: A Month-by-Month Guide, Is a lingering cough after a cold normal?
Health care employment rates hit pre-pandemic levels
Some sectors fare better than others, but health care employment is most recovered from the big drops that occurred during COVID.
Physicians suffer when hospitals struggle to find digital health solutions
Hospitals know they need digital solutions, but don’t know the best way forward
Marriage, children lead to fewer hours worked, less pay over time for female physicians
Addressing barriers for women doctors could reduce pay gap while expanding the workforce, researchers say.
Morning Medical Update: Emailing your doctor could soon cost you; Understanding why patients are given unnecessary care; Average pay for doctors dropped 2.4% in 2022
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