Resource topic: Rules and Regulations
Measuring Our Values – Redoubling on a Commitment to Physician Health

Among the most telling statistics, suicide is the second leading cause of resident physician death. Growing health care costs, worsening physician shortages, along...

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Medical Licensure Questions and Physician Reluctance to Seek Care for Mental Health Conditions.

Licensing boards inquiring about mental health diagnoses are believed to cause a substantial deterrent to physicians seeking help, especially those with treatable...

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Physician Burnout in the Electronic Health Record Era: Are We Ignoring the Real Cause?

Published in the Annals of Internal medicine, the following article discusses the impact of electronic health records (EHRs) on physician's interaction with...

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How Tech Can Turn Doctors into Clerical Workers

The following article, published in The New York Times Magazine, examines the threat that electronic health records and machine learning pose to physicians'...

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The Burnout Crisis in American Medicine

The following article, published in The Atlantic, explores the contribution of electronic medical records and demanding regulations to a historic doctor shortage....

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We’re a Bunch of Expensive Financial Clerks

Brent C. James, MD, MSTAT, explains an experimental next-generation electronic medical record that uses activity-based design. Like an electronic clinical scribe, a...

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Teaching Physicians to Get a Break on a Burdensome Task

The following article reports on the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services' new policy, which eliminates the need to re-do medical students' input to health...

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Your Best Life: Resiliency Builder: Delivering Orthopedic Care Abroad

The following article in Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research posits how practicing Orthopaedics abroad may intuitively enhance resilience. With less...

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Shell-shocked. Looking Out for the Well-Being of Physicians–Particularly in this Malpractice Environment–is the Mark of a Professional Medical Practice Manager

The following discusses the unwritten role of the practice administrator in supporting the doctor during malpractice lawsuits. To effectively run an organization,...

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Exploring public sector physicians’ resilience, reactions and coping strategies in times of economic crisis; findings from a survey in Portugal’s capital city area

This paper, published in BMC Health Services Research, explores how Portuguese public sector physicians are adapting to the recent economic crisis in Europe and...

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