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Let’s Make Compassion Go Viral

In a recent article by Aseem Desai, MD published on KevinMD.com, the author highlights a feeling that many have had and will continue to experience in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. As we sit in our homes, maintaining social distancing requirements, there is a want and yearning to do more. But what can one do that will allow them to have the desired impact on our community during these times of fear, pain, and uncertainty? The question we are all asking, out loud or silently, is “how can I help?”. Desai asserts the answer lies in compassion.

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Simple Steps to Battle Stress and Physician Burnout

“Burnout,” a state of emotional, physical, and mental exhaustion, plagues medical professionals worldwide. According to Medscape’s 2018 National Physician Burnout & Depression Report, 42 percent of physician respondents experience burnout. Unfortunately, this high level of stress often begins in medical school, intensifying as a physician’s career progresses.

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6 Helpful Resources for Medical Professionals

The healthcare landscape is constantly shifting and evolving. During the COVID-19 pandemic, we are seeing even more drastic changes. As facilities and medical professionals grapple with the increased demand for services, we would like to offer resources to help during the uncertainty. Read on to explore six websites that can educate and empower healthcare leaders and physicians as they work to combat the spread of the coronavirus.

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3 Ways to Avoid a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

Medical malpractice takes a toll on physicians. Whether or not the physicians were at fault, they suffer financial and legal ramifications, an impact on their reputations, and in severe cases, they may even question their ability to continue practicing medicine. Although some situations are unavoidable, there are steps physicians can take to help combat the chances of being sued. Today, we offer three of the simpler ways you can avoid a medical malpractice lawsuit.

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Understanding Medical Malpractice Policies: An Overview

Medical malpractice insurance is a critical part of practicing medicine, making it essential for physicians beginning their practices to have an understanding of the types of malpractice policies available. The two primary categories are occurrence coverage and claims-made coverage. In today’s post, we provide an overview of both.

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Hands with heart conveying compassion

Let’s Make Compassion Go Viral

In a recent article by Aseem Desai, MD published on KevinMD.com, the author highlights a feeling that many have had and will continue to experience in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. As we sit in our homes, maintaining social distancing requirements, there is a want and yearning to do more. But what can one do that will allow them to have the desired impact on our community during these times of fear, pain, and uncertainty? The question we are all asking, out loud or silently, is “how can I help?”. Desai asserts the answer lies in compassion.

Read More »
Stressed doctor

Simple Steps to Battle Stress and Physician Burnout

“Burnout,” a state of emotional, physical, and mental exhaustion, plagues medical professionals worldwide. According to Medscape’s 2018 National Physician Burnout & Depression Report, 42 percent of physician respondents experience burnout. Unfortunately, this high level of stress often begins in medical school, intensifying as a physician’s career progresses.

Read More »
hand on computer mouse

6 Helpful Resources for Medical Professionals

The healthcare landscape is constantly shifting and evolving. During the COVID-19 pandemic, we are seeing even more drastic changes. As facilities and medical professionals grapple with the increased demand for services, we would like to offer resources to help during the uncertainty. Read on to explore six websites that can educate and empower healthcare leaders and physicians as they work to combat the spread of the coronavirus.

Read More »
Court room

3 Ways to Avoid a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

Medical malpractice takes a toll on physicians. Whether or not the physicians were at fault, they suffer financial and legal ramifications, an impact on their reputations, and in severe cases, they may even question their ability to continue practicing medicine. Although some situations are unavoidable, there are steps physicians can take to help combat the chances of being sued. Today, we offer three of the simpler ways you can avoid a medical malpractice lawsuit.

Read More »

Understanding Medical Malpractice Policies: An Overview

Medical malpractice insurance is a critical part of practicing medicine, making it essential for physicians beginning their practices to have an understanding of the types of malpractice policies available. The two primary categories are occurrence coverage and claims-made coverage. In today’s post, we provide an overview of both.

Read More »
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5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Locum Assignments

These medical providers enjoy the ability to discover new places and cross several states off their travel bucket list. If you’re a clinician who hopes to explore while you practice, it’s easy to fall into a boring rhythm of “work, home, work.” Unfortunately, this restricts your sightseeing adventures to airport terminals, hotel rooms, and hospitals. Luckily, there are a few simple steps you can follow to indulge your wanderlust during your downtime.

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Physician Feature: Carl Falcone, MD

Locums was never on Dr. Falcone’s radar. However, when a recruiter reached out, he explored the practice alternative. After growing accustomed to the freedom of his independent practice years but wanting additional downtime, he felt locums was the perfect fit. Dr. Falcone encourages emerging medical professionals to consider exploring locum tenens. “What a great adventure it can be, instead of going from college, to med school, to residency, and then straight into full-time work. If I had known that these types of opportunities were available, especially when getting out of residency, I would have practiced locums so much earlier in my career. Then, you can really explore what you like.”

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