Preparing for High-Risk Patients | Psychiatry Physicians
Dec02

Preparing for High-Risk Patients | Psychiatry Physicians

One of the most challenging issues for physicians in most specialties is the treatment of high-risk patients. Although a majority of the cases you encounter won’t lead to poor outcomes, some do. Physicians need to be preparing for high-risk patients. The factors that lead to a high-risk case vary. But, we’ll discuss ways physicians can be ready for high-risk patient situations and how to provide the best outcomes possible. Find...

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Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain | A Difficult Decision
Dec04

Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain | A Difficult Decision

The United States is in the midst of an opioid crisis. In fact, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reports that more than 2 million Americans abuse opioids and that more than 130 overdose-related deaths occur each day. This crisis puts doctors in a very difficult situation when it comes to treating patients with chronic pain. When is prescribing opioids for chronic pain appropriate? What are the risks of doing so? Below,...

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Reducing Malpractice Risk | Patient Satisfaction Tips
Nov19

Reducing Malpractice Risk | Patient Satisfaction Tips

During the last decade, there have been roughly 12,414 cases of medical malpractice in the United States alone. Instances of medical malpractice often lead to messy legal battles, which can negatively affect a physician’s career and reputation. While some of these cases are unavoidable, there are measures that you can take as a physician to lower your chance of getting sued. Today, we will discuss how focusing on patient satisfaction...

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Coping with Loss: A Physician’s Guide
Mar08

Coping with Loss: A Physician’s Guide

Losing a patient can be unavoidable, even when you do everything in your power as a physician to prevent it from happening. The emotional impact of losing a patient can be intense and the demands of your job can leave little time for reflection and recovery. Most doctors will have to deal with this situation many times throughout their careers. So, it’s important to find healthy strategies for coping with loss.   Common Misconceptions...

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Pros and Cons of Medical Scribes
Jan23

Pros and Cons of Medical Scribes

With all this talk about new technology and the implementation of new programs into your practice, it’s important that we don’t forget the OG of healthcare technology advancement. Medical scribes have been around for years, and they’re often a vital component of any successful practice. However, many believe that with growing implementation of EHRs (Electronic Health Records) will make medical scribes obsolete. Others argue that no...

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Five Things You Didn’t Know About LocumJobsOnline
Sep06

Five Things You Didn’t Know About LocumJobsOnline

We hear all the time how there is a shortage of physician. That surely must mean there are plenty of jobs out there, right? Yet, it can get overwhelming searching the internet for the ideal position for you. Whether you’re a recent med school graduate or a doctor who is looking to switch it up, healthcare job boards are a great option. They simplify the job search process by putting all physician jobs in one place. We know you have...

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