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Follow These Five For Your Daily Dose of Inspiration

It's easy to get bogged down and burned out as a physician in today's healthcare industry. New EMRs, changing legislation, a booming patient population -- there are many pressures you face on the daily, and they can all take their toll. For days when you feel like you need a boost or need to get…
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How Doctors Experience the World Differently

From extreme multitasking, to being on the front lines of life and death situations, doctors experience the world much differently than others. Things that are often taken for granted by those outside of the medical field, like the ability to down for an actual meal during a "lunch break" or being able to sleep soundly…
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Who’s Following Who on Social Media?

Doctors tend to develop significant audiences on social media because they’re trusted more than any other source of online health information by patients, peers, and the media. While analyzing a panel of 20,000 twitter accounts operated by physicians, MDigitalLife created a list outlining the best of the best of the top MDs fellow physicians most frequently follow.…
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Top 5 Tips on Starting a Successful Pharmacy Career

By: Victoria Hunt When beginning a new career, there are certain prerequisites and tips you should know. Every career has its ups and downs, but if you are aware of the risks involved, you will be able to face obstacles confidently. Pharmacy involves the collection, preparation and standardization of drugs, however, there are varied roles…
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Do Threats of Malpractice Suits Improve Patient Care?

The purpose of the United States medical malpractice system is to deter physician negligence, but is this always the case? A recent study by the American College of Surgeons seems to disagree. In fact, they found that state-to-state there was no direct correlation with the strength of legislation and improvement on patient outcomes. Furthermore, studies found that…
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Six Reasons to Love Locums

There are several reasons to love locums jobs. Freedom to create your own schedule, providing care to those who need it most, and an easy transition into retirement are just to name a few. Bust don't just take our word for it, visit Locum Jobs Online to read how you can benefit from locum tenens, then…
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Patient Safety Awareness Week

March 12th - March 18th marks Patient Safety Awareness Week. Did you know that one in ten patients develop a health care acquired condition during hospitalization and that 44,000 to 98,000 patient deaths a year are caused by medical error? This week serves as a dedicated time and platform to grow awareness about patient safety. Launching…
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MIT Has Invented An Origami Robot That Unfolds in Your Stomach

Yes, you read that correctly. However, this isn't the typical origami you're used to. Researchers at MIT have created a small, origami robot that unfolds in your stomach. Compressed into a pill, once swallowed and the casing dissolves, the robot unfolds and is able to quickly remove swallowed objects or patch wounds in the stomach…
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Find Right Locum Tenens Company for You

Efficiency. Honesty. Integrity. These are all important attributes to look for in a locum tenens company. When navigating the world of locums, it is important to find a physician staffing firm you can trust; one that has your best interest in mind and is willing to go above and beyond. As the locum tenens industry continues…
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Doctor-Moms: Make Your Transition to Locum Tenens a Breeze

While being a physician is a big part of who you are, it is certainly not the only thing in your life. Juggling family, friends, and hobbies on top of a practice is challenging enough, and if you're a mom, it can be even more challenging. If you're ready for a career change, taking the time…
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