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EHRs Are Killing Innovation In Medicine

To paraphrase Bill Gates: “The purpose of humanity is not just to sit behind a counter and do things. More free time is not a terrible thing.”

The Questionable Case For A Wrongful Death

“We will name Memorial Hospital, Dr. Julie Stone, Dr. Vijay Gupta, and ICU nurse Tracy Miller in a malpractice suit involving the wrongful death of Ivy Jackson.” Venjer appeared apologetic. “But Dr. Torrins is correct. It is early, and we will pursue all the facts and revisit our plans in due course.” He closed his file. “That’s all I have for now.”

Is Medical School Still Worth It?

Medicine has changed immensely over the past 40 years. Not only has the drugs, surgeries, and procedures changed, but the culture and economics of medicine have changed as well.

Physicians Employed By Hospitals Are Unhappier Than Independent Doctors

A national survey from analytics company Geneia found physicians who are employed by hospitals and corporations are more dissatisfied and burned out than those who work independently and in physician-owned practices.

Online Information Misinforms Patients

The proliferation of online medical information has affected the frequency and nature of patient/physician interactions, oftentimes making the nature of physicians' jobs more challenging.

Alcohol Deaths Soar In The ER

From 2007 to 2017, the number of deaths attributable to alcohol increased 35 percent, according to a new analysis by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington. The death rate rose 24 percent.

Female Physicians Prioritize Patients Over Profits

Gender politics aside, let’s talk about why the way doctors get paid matters to you as a patient. Female physicians don’t just get paid less because they prioritize their families, they get paid less because they prioritize patients.

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