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Best Funny Bone Comics of 2017
Best Funny Bone Comics of 2017In between the headache that is healthcare for physicians these days, Medical Economics has tried to insert some laughter into the crazy and hectic lives of our readers through our Funny Bone Comics. Click through to see which cartoons you got the most joy and laughs from this past year.
Top 10 challenges facing physicians in 2018Many physicians are relieved to see 2017 come to an end.
What can truly be done to fix EHR woes?Read on to find out EHRs have been affecting physicians this year.
Uncompensated tasks growing for physiciansRead on to find out how uncompensated tasks have been affecting physicians.
Calming Your Mind Over the Holidays
Calming Your Mind Over the HolidaysThe holidays can be stressful, but rest assured, you can get through them with peace and joy instead of tension and oy vey. It just takes some mindfulness.
Q&A: Refocusing physician-patient communicationIn the book, “What Patients Say, What Doctors Hear,” Danielle Ofri, an associate professor of medicine at the New York University School of Medicine, examines the state of physician-patient communication and what can be done to reduce the distractions and get back to focusing on improving the patient’s health.
Top 11 advice physicians would give their younger selves
Top 11 advice physicians would give their younger selvesNo matter the profession, everyone wishes they could go back in time and provide sage wisdom to their younger selves to help ease the path that awaits them.
9 ways doctors have it worse than everyone else
9 ways doctors have it worse than everyone elsePhysicians face many obstacles in their quest to provide quality care to patients. Imagine if other professions had to deal with some of the same challenges.
Here’s how physicians can combat patient gripesI was recently inspired by another article in Medical Economics, and curiously, have a solution for each legitimate gripe, based on decades of sorting through the combatants in this health-care disaster we’re engaged in on a daily basis.
5 ways to improve physician mental health
5 ways to improve physician mental healthThe practice of medicine in our current healthcare system is making physicians sick, with levels of burnout and mental strain increasing across every specialty.