Mental Health

How bad is physician burnout?

Physician burnout has skyrocketed in recent years, leading some to declare the problem a public health crisis. But as occupational burnout becomes more common, the term also gets used more loosely. What is physician burnout, what causes it, and how

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Patient Engagement

12 key strategies to improve patient communication

Surveys have consistently shown that patients want better communication with their doctors. But when physicians face a busy workday, patient communication often gets lost in the shuffle.  As a doctor who interacts with patients every day, you are already a

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Can mHealth cure physician burnout?

Medscape’s Physician Compensation Report is widely known as the go-to source for salary information and other factors affecting US doctors’ income. But tucked among the statistics about which specialties feel fairly compensated, you’ll find numbers that also tell a story … Read More

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