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Medical Residents Can Work 24 Hours Straight

Medical Residents Can Work 24 Hours Straight (0)

Ed. Note: This article first appeared in Forbes A group that accredits medical residency programs is lifting caps on work hours of first-year doctors-in-training, saying young residents aren’t harming patient care

Mylan recalls 81,000 EpiPens outside U.S. after reports of failure

Mylan recalls 81,000 EpiPens outside U.S. after reports of failure (0)

Ed. Note: This article first appeared in CNBC   Generic drugmaker Mylan NV has recalled about 81,000 EpiPen devices in countries outside the United States, following two reports of the life-saving

Why So Many Young Doctors Work Such Awful Hours

Why So Many Young Doctors Work Such Awful Hours (1)

Ed. Note: This article first appeared in The Atlantic Neither truck drivers nor bankers would put up with a system like the one that influences medical residents’ schedules. The path to

These Are the 25 Best-Paying Jobs in America

These Are the 25 Best-Paying Jobs in America (0)

Ed. Note: This article first appeared in Blooomberg   Looking to score the big bucks? A new report finds that the best paying jobs in America are concentrated in health care,

How drug development is speeding up in the cloud

How drug development is speeding up in the cloud (0)

Ed. Note: This article first appeared in BBC Developing a drug from a promising molecule to a potential life-saver can take more than a decade and cost billions of dollars. Speeding

Would Donald Trump’s FDA Deregulation Create An Age Of Miracles?

Would Donald Trump’s FDA Deregulation Create An Age Of Miracles? (0)

Ed. Note: This article first appeared in Forbes In his first address to a joint session of Congress, President Trump made a dramatic appeal for lowering the hurdles new medicines face

Woman Charged With Practicing Medicine Without License

Woman Charged With Practicing Medicine Without License (1)

Ed. Note: This article first appeared in Fox   A Florida woman who is accused of practicing medicine without an active, valid health care license told a Jacksonville news station that the

Should medical residents’ work hours be increased?

Should medical residents’ work hours be increased? (2)

Ed. Note: This article first appeared in Medical Economics This month, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education will decide whether interns should be allowed the same 28-hour shifts senior residents work

Healthcare Jobs Are Plentiful and Attainable

Healthcare Jobs Are Plentiful and Attainable (0)

Commentary on Fortune article by Sy Mukherjee The social media platform LinkedIn recently published a list of the 10 most promising healthcare-related jobs of 2017 and, even if a job-hunter

A Good Thing Happens When Doctors Start Talking To Their Patients

A Good Thing Happens When Doctors Start Talking To Their Patients (0)

Ed. Note: This article first appeared in Forbes Visiting the doctor can sometimes feel like being slammed down on an assembly line: Make co-pay. Check vitals. Diagnose the problem. Get a prescription.

Tips to Ensure Your Nurse Practitioner’s Help is Worth the Cost

Tips to Ensure Your Nurse Practitioner’s Help is Worth the Cost (0)

Commentary on The Hospital Medical Director article by James Allen In order for a nurse practitioner or a physician assistant to be cost-effective, the revenue brought in by their help

The Starling Curve Of Physician Productivity

The Starling Curve Of Physician Productivity (0)

Posted at The Hospital Medical Doctor As physicians, we learn about the Starling curve in the first year of medical school. It expresses the relationship between left ventricular end-diastolic volume and

Doctors who find meaning in their work are less likely to feel burnout

Doctors who find meaning in their work are less likely to feel burnout (0)

Story at Fox Health Doctors who feel burned out or overwhelmed by the demands of work are less likely to view their work with patients as a “calling” that has

Do Happy Doctors Make Less Money?

Do Happy Doctors Make Less Money? (4)

Story written by James Allen, MD at The Hospital Medical Director I was reading over the 2016 Medscape Physician Compensation Report and was struck by some of the results. Every year, Medscape

On National Women Physicians Day, A Reminder That Women Save More Lives For Less Pay

On National Women Physicians Day, A Reminder That Women Save More Lives For Less Pay (4)

  In 1849, Elizabeth Blackwell became the United States’ first licensed woman physician after having been famously allowed to attend medical school as a joke. Now, almost 17 decades later,

FDA approves Amgen drug for secondary hyperparathyroidism

FDA approves Amgen drug for secondary hyperparathyroidism (0)

Reporting by Bill Berkrot; Editing by Jonathan Oatis at Reuters The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Amgen Inc’s treatment for secondary hyperparathyroidism in adult patients with chronic kidney

The Study That Said Female Doctors Are Better Than Male Doctors

The Study That Said Female Doctors Are Better Than Male Doctors (0)

Story written by Bruce Y. Lee at Forbes If you still think that being a woman somehow prevents someone from being a good doctor, you are what’s called an idiot.

Virtual Reality Can Make the Pain of Surgery Easier to Bear

Virtual Reality Can Make the Pain of Surgery Easier to Bear (0)

Story written by Jo Marchant at The Atlantic  By distracting patients, VR could minimize the cost and risk of operations—and allow doctors to operate on patients outside the hospital. Ana

Doctors Who Trained Abroad Are Better at Their Jobs, Study Says

Doctors Who Trained Abroad Are Better at Their Jobs, Study Says (0)

 Story written by Mandy Oaklander at TIME Nearly a quarter of doctors practicing in the United States did their medical training in another country—a fact many patients seem to hold

Trump Calls Drug Pricing ‘Astronomical’ and Promises Changes

Trump Calls Drug Pricing ‘Astronomical’ and Promises Changes (0)

Story written by Anna Edney and Justin Sink at Bloomberg   President Trump says prices must come down, promises faster FDA. Industry has been lobbying lawmakers to counter Trump plans.