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The Danger of Physician Burnout on the Health Care Highway

As with the beginning of each new year, the word "improved" gets bandied about: improved patient care, improved patient satisfaction, improved efficiency. Physicians are constantly being told to push past their burnout and embrace multitasking for the sake of improved health care delivery. Patients …

Health Care

Burnout in the Hospital: Why Doctors Are Set Up for Stress

Some experts call physician burn out “inevitable,” given the high-pressure environment in which they must make potentially life-saving, and almost …

Advancing health innovation

The healthcare industry, like virtually every industry out there, is in the midst of major transformation. New legislation and oversight, new …

Another 34,000 People Are About To Put Their Future In the Hands Of An Algorithm

If you’re a medical student or recently became a doctor, no need to read further. I’ll be describing one of the most stressful and pivotal moments of …

How do patients really feel about students and residents?

47 Shares<p>During my residency training in plastic surgery, I remember spending time in the offices of some of our community faculty members. These …