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Doctors can use Twitter to build networks and learn more about research in real time

Many Opportunities for Doctors Using Twitter

Twitter can be used to build networks and find potential research partners; learn about research
Physician assistants exhibit equal performance on clinical skills as medical residents with six to 24 months of experience in the intensive care unit

Physician Assistants Match Medical Residents in ICU Skills

Score in clinical performance in the simulated ICU setting equal for PAs, medical residents
Uncertainty surrounds the future of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program

Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program Has Uncertain Future

Justifiable reasons for supporting and changing program, but not for keeping graduates in suspense

August 2018 Briefing – Family Practice

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Family Practice for August 2018. This roundup includes the...

August 2018 Briefing – Internal Medicine

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Internal Medicine for August 2018. This roundup includes the...
There was no meaningful increase in physician compensation in 2017

No Meaningful Increase in Physician Compensation Last Year

Average change in median compensation 1.2 percent in 2017 for all medical specialties
Medical practice staff can effectively handle negative online reviews by staying calm and positive

Medical Practices Should Address Negative Online Reviews

Staff can learn from negative reviews by acknowledging patterns and seeking solutions
Finding a practice that provides opportunities to do deliveries is a considerable barrier to performing obstetric deliveries

Doctors Have Difficulty Finding Practices Offering Deliveries

Many family practitioners report that opportunity to do deliveries not available in practice they joined
Early-career family physicians who practice inpatient medicine or obstetrics have reduced odds of burnout

Broader Scope of Practice Linked to Lower Rates of Burnout

Early-career family docs who practice inpatient medicine, obstetrics have lower odds of burnout
Doctors' intuition plays a role in determining how many imaging tests are ordered for a patient

Doctors’ Intuition Linked to Number of Imaging Tests Ordered

Negative sentiment linked to increased utilization of imaging, especially at start of ICU stay