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September 2018 Briefing – Family Practice

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

September 2018 Briefing – Internal Medicine

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Internal Medicine for September 2018. This roundup includes the...
More than half of physicians experience burnout

Physicians Often Don’t Address Their Burnout

Same traits that help doctors excel at their jobs make them more likely to experience burnout
Having a Master of Business Administration degree can help doctors with important

Business Degree Increasingly Useful for Doctors

With increased focus on value, business analysis skills sought after
More experienced surgeons are more confident in their assessments of perceived futility

Surgeon Experience Aids Assessment of Futility

Greater experience helps surgeons guide patients, families away from interventions perceived as futile
Symptoms of burnout and career choice regret are prevalent among U.S. resident physicians

Burnout, Career Choice Regret Prevalent in U.S. Residents

Considerable variation according to specialty for both burnout symptoms, career choice regret
Following an educational intervention

Education Can Up Emotional Intelligence in Residents

Increase in total EI median scores, stress management composite score after intervention
A considerable proportion of clinicians and patients report having recorded a clinic visit for the patient's personal use

Some Clinicians, Patients Record Clinic Visits for Patient Use

Overall, 28.3 percent of clinicians and 18.7 percent of public report recording clinic visits
Although there are many demands on residents

Residents Should Take Advantage of Paid Time Off

Residents report making time for family, pursuing interests, and squeezing in important trips
Physician burnout is associated with increased risk of patient safety incidents

Research Links Doctor Burnout to Patient Safety Incidents

Physician burnout linked to increased risk of patient safety incidents, reduced patient satisfaction