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#PWChat – Why Doctors Are Losing the Public’s Trust

Join us Thursday, November 30 at 3:00pm ET for a live, interactive tweetchat with Linda Girgis, MD, based on her blog post on why doctors are losing

Hospitals, Third Parties, and Physicians: Opposing Roles in Containing Healthcare Costs | Feature

Patients do not have carte blanche when it comes to decisions about their medical care. The type of insurance they have dictates which hospitals they must use,

CME/CE – MACRA: 5 Tips to Protect Your Practice’s Reputation | Feature

The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) is bringing a lot of change to healthcare, including reimbursement based on quality, value, and results of care. While physicians determine which MACRA measures to complete in this 2017 transition year and how they will affect payment, the same careful attention should be paid to how quality measures will affect physician reputation.

Bladder catheter + oxygen supply tubing = death | Medical Blog

  According to the coroner of South Australia, a 72-year-old former member of the Australian national men’s soccer team died a “horrific” and “macabre” death after his

TweetChat: Defensive Medicine, Associated Costs & How to Avoid Both | Medical Blog

Dr. Jeffrey Segal, MD, will co-host a tweetchat with PW on July 12, at 9:00pm ET on defensive medicine, associated costs, and how to avoid both.

Why is the healthcare industry actively seeking millennials? | Medical Blog

  Contributed by: Debbie Fletcher If you’re still unsure who millennials are, technically speaking, they were born in the 1980’s with the oldest now being in their

CME/CE: Examining Proneness to Malpractice Claims | Medical Blog

A study has found that a small number of physicians with distinctive characteristics accounted for a disproportionately large number of paid malpractice claims.

Examining Proneness to Malpractice Claims | Medical Blog

A study has found that a small number of physicians with distinctive characteristics accounted for a disproportionately large number of paid malpractice claims.

Video – Against Medical Advice 001: HIMSS, the Robot Apocalypse, and Dark Side Tonight | Medical Blog

The following originally appeared at ZDoggMD.com.

Burnout & Satisfaction: Examining Trends | Feature

Burnout has been defined as a syndrome of emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, and feelings of ineffectiveness. “Burnout has profound implications for physicians, patients, and their families,” says Colin

The Burnout Paradox: Why Are We Still Surprised? | Feature

If you go to medical school, you will be stressed—bigly. It should not come as a surprise. Two posts on the Kevin MD website highlight the problems

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

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

Trump & The Unlacing of the Affordable Care Act | Feature

Harvard analysts ponder changes across the American and global landscapes.

5 Steps to Maintaining an Online Reputation | Feature

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

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

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

Looking for Work/Life Balance | Feature

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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

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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