Monthly Archives: February 2014

4 Types of Challenging Patients

Patients come in all ages, sizes, and personalities. As a locums physician, you may encounter patients that will question your medical abilities, expertise, and overall sanctity. The Journal of the American Academy of Neurology cited four types of challenging patients that may put your medic mind to the test: The Helpless Fanatic Certain patients will…
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Physician News: Changes in Certification

Doctors are practicing medicine in a rapidly evolving world. As medical technology advances and health care transparency and values-based care become the forefront of the healthcare industry, doctors face new guidelines and stipulations in regards to certification. Within the last few years, medical boards have evaluated doctors’ medical competency and knowledge of trending technology. Years…
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5 Signs Indicating Unhappiness

Do you feel like you see the world and others in a negative perspective? Here are 5 signs that you may be unhappy without even knowing it: Worry overload Daunting paperwork, patient diagnoses, and examinations can cause physicians to criticize themselves, over worry, and push colleagues, friends, and family members away. Tip: Make a list…
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Trending: Emergency Waiting Rooms Become New Insurance Marketplace

Extreme costs, long reimbursement delays and high administrative burdens due to hefty Medicare cuts are generating a large increase in patients visiting Emergency Department waiting rooms. With a surge in Medicare, Medicaid, and uninsured patients, Emergency Department waiting rooms are becoming the trending health insurance marketplace for new Obamacare customers.   The "Get Covered" campaign is…
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