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Many Primary Care Doctors Are Reluctant to Talk About Medical Errors, Study Finds

While most primary care physicians would provide some information about a medical error, only a minority would fully disclose important information about potentially harmful medical errors to

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Trump & The Unlacing of the Affordable Care Act | Feature

Harvard analysts ponder changes across the American and global landscapes.

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Opportunities for Physician Assistants in Interventional Radiology | Feature

The author of this article is Steven Lane, who is a senior strategic writer for AAPA.

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5 Steps to Maintaining an Online Reputation | Feature

The author of this article is Manish Kumar Chauhan, a digital marketing manager at myPracticeReputation.

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Unmatched Graduate: “Med Schools to Blame” | Feature

The following was submitted as a series of comments on my Physician’s Weekly post about Missouri’s new law allowing medical school graduates who did not match into

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Do political beliefs predict PCP decisions? | Feature

It is necessary to understand how doctors’ own political worldviews may impact their actions in the medical examination room. Physicians regularly interact with patients on politically sensitive

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black-african-american-doctor-physician-serious-thinking-burnout-upset

Looking for Work/Life Balance | Feature

From our content partners at Physicians Practice

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doctor-worried-upset-depressed-angry-burnout

Disclosing Your Own Errors: How, When & Why | Medical Blog

So, do you have to tell a patient if you make an error in their care and, if so, under what circumstances? Dr. MedLaw discusses what advantages

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Considerable Number of Doctors Attend Patient Funerals | Medical Blog

But major differences between specialties in terms of attendance, barriers and benefits tied to attendance

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Strategies for Physician Succession & Retirement | Feature

Due to the busy nature of many medical practices, planning for future events like physician succession or retirement often takes a back seat to other pressing priorities.

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Do You and Your Patients Live in One of the Happiest States in America? | Feature

Can money truly buy happiness? Most people might be inclined to say no, based on moral principles. But some researchers beg to differ, suggesting that money can

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Shocker: Hospitalists’ “Unprofessional” Behavior Is Normal | Medical Blog

A recent paper assesses medical hospitalists’ participation in "unprofessional behaviors," but are they really that scandalous? Stay tuned for the inevitable corrective actions...

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Should Doctors and Nurses Wear Scrubs in Public? | Medical Blog

Being “old school,” I don’t like to see people wearing scrubs outside of the hospital. But there is no evidence that bacteria on scrubs spread disease, and a large number of ancillary hospital personnel wear scrubs.

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Avoid Patient Abandonment: 8 Tips for Termination | Medical Blog

The law governing medical abandonment is predicated on the more dependent status of the patient in the relationship with the physician. Abandonment in the medical setting means

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Do Doctors Make the Wrong Diagnosis in Their Own Investment Strategies? | Opinion Article

Medicine is one of the highest-paying professions, but whether doctors are able to manage their money wisely is another question. Just 28% of working doctors feel very

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Should Doctors Wear White Coats? The Debate Continues | Medical Blog

An infectious disease fellow at the Harvard Medical School is convinced that white coats are covered in bacteria and cause infections. But in a post on a

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Turning Our Residents into Minions | Medical Blog

As doctors, we can all remember the attending doctors who struck fear in our hearts or the senior residents who turned us into their personal scut slaves.

Population Health Management: Taking Control of Your Entire Patient Community | Medical Blog

Today much of the spotlight in the healthcare community is on managing people with chronic diseases. That makes sense, since many of these individuals are among the

Will Medicare’s Published Physician Quality Data Push Your Patients Away? | Medical Blog

By: Theresa Hush, CEO & Co-Founder, ICLOPS Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) won’t be the only group scrutinizing your quality and cost data anymore. As

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