Doctor Burnout is a Patient Care Issue

The AMA has recently highlighted Dr. Mark Linzer’s work on Physician Burnout by reviewing his 7 signs of physician burnout. The 6th sign on the list is “You lack control over your work schedule and free time” with… Read More

“Otherwise, the project will fail…”

It is hard to argue against the long-term goals of Electronic Medical Records (EMRs)/ Electronic Health Records (EHRs). Even a recent AMA report that is, on the whole, critical of the current state of EMRs and meaningful use… Read More

Is Medicine a Team Sport?

What skills do doctors need to make the patient care team successful? A change in Medicare policy will now pay Doctors to manage the care of some of their patients according to an article in the New York Times. … Read More