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A New Year's hope for physicians battling burnout
A New Year's hope for physicians battling burnoutA new year is upon us, so it is time for the obligatory New Year resolutions. However, since I am terrible at keeping resolutions, here is at least one thing I hope to work on for 2018: I want to grieve better.
Addressing the main cause of physician burnout
Addressing the main cause of physician burnoutThere is little argument that the EHR, and especially meaningful use of the EHR, are the main drivers of physician burnout and decreased productivity.
The true power of medicine
The true power of medicineThe best physicians heal their patients, but in turn, heal themselves and face the depths of human vulnerability and suffering, pursuing a meaning much greater than themselves.
We need to continue progress in primary careThis year, Washington, D.C., was once again the epicenter of the debate about the future of healthcare in America.
Evolving your practice to meet quality-based reimbursementThere's no one-size-fit all solution, but there are common strategies practices can take to adapt to value-based programs.
It's a mistake if you're not on social mediaAs a healthcare provider, if you're not on social media by now, you should seriously consider it.
This is how not to do healthcare
This is how not to do healthcare It’s time for practical physicians and entrepreneurs to fight for real reform, with low cost direct care for relatively inexpensive outpatient care.
Perils of replacing physicians with non-physician providersUnfortunately, the focus on increasing nursing scope of practice has led to several dangerous consequences. The first adverse effect of increased NP production is a decline in bedside nurses, one of the most critical components of our healthcare system.
Putting process over patients continues to hurt healthcare
Putting process over patients continues to hurt healthcare American ingenuity in healthcare over the last two decades has caused a number of problems in dire need of solutions.
The paradox in American healthcare
The paradox in American healthcareOur medical care system works poorly for most chronic medical illnesses and it costs far too much.