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OB/GYNS Are Getting Old And Tired. Who’s Going To Be Left To Deliver Your Children?

I’m a 46-year-old OB/GYN. I’ve been on call at least as often as every fourth night for my entire career. Let that sink in for a minute. How many people get up and answer phone calls, remove ectopic pregnancies, deliver babies, and do C-sections every fourth night for an entire career? Probably not many.

Top 10 States For Physician And Surgeon Pay

Physicians and surgeons in New Hampshire have the highest average compensation at $275,840, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics data collected in May 2018.

The Devaluation Of Doctors

Chip Kelly was a former coach and general manager of my beloved Philadelphia Eagles. He was a firm believer in his “system” and felt that his players were disposable and easily replaced. Because of that, he proceeded to trade away or release very talented players and replace them with less talented players.

How To Apologize For Medical Errors Without Implicating Yourself

Physicians have an ethical duty to disclose a harmful error to a patient. But, is an apology also required? And will it ultimately lead to a malpractice suit?

Physician Viewpoint: Hospitals Exploit The Goodwill Of Physicians, Nurses

As healthcare becomes increasingly corporatized, administrators lean on the good faith of clinicians to get the job done — and they may be leaning too hard, according to an op-ed by Danielle Ofri, MD, PhD, an attending physician at Bellevue Hospital in New York City.

Most Doctors Probably Have This Addiction

You might not think of yourself as an addict, but you might be. Ever heard of nomophobia, doctor? Nomophobia is the fear of not having your smartphone, or the visceral feeling you get when you have no cell or internet service. Experiencing these feelings might be an indicator that you have smartphone addiction.

Managing the Hopes of Seriously Ill Patients

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced a new Primary Care First initiative containing a novel payment track for care of the seriously ill population (SIP): Participating primary care practices will be responsible for helping attributed SIP members transition from curative treatment to excellent end-of-life care. These payments will require many clinicians to learn a different set of skills: managing their patients’ hopes.

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