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Doctors make mistakes. Can we talk about that?

Every doctor makes mistakes. But medicine’s culture of denial (and shame) keeps doctors from ever talking about those mistakes, or using them to learn and improve. Telling

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Widening the Scope of Practice | Medical Blog

Dr. Pelzman discusses the challenge of involving nurses and other healthcare professionals into the current scope of practice so they can do more of what they love.

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Most Patients Taking Opioids Open to Receiving Naloxone Rx | Medical Blog

More than a third of patients reported beneficial behavior changes

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There Is No Such Thing as Too Much TV in This Doctor’s Office: A Different Approach to Patient Engagement | Feature

A recent Accenture report found that patients in the United States are increasingly accessing their electronic health records (EHRs), with rates rising from 27% in 2014 to

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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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Clean Hands: 12-Step Program | Feature

“I use so much alcohol-based hand sanitizer my hands had to join a 12-step program.”        

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ACIP Immunization Practices: 2016–17 Influenza Season | Feature

There are 4 primary changes and updates in the recommendations for this influenza season. Find out what they are. This report updates the 2015–16 recommendations of the

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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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Optimizing Migraine Care | Feature

The American Headache Society (AHS) recently joined the Choosing Wisely initiative of the American Board of Internal Medicine in an effort to draw attention to tests and

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Mindfulness Meditation for Insomnia | Feature

Insomnia is the most commonly reported sleep disorder in the United States. The estimated 10% of adults affected by insomnia generally experience poor health outcomes and poor

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