Department of Health and Human Services and a new precourse focusing on physician well-being and professional satisfaction.
Prior authorizations are a major abuse of our judgment as professionals, as well as our patients, to the gain of only the insurance industry. ... Yet, failure to release these records could have substantial impact on the emotional and financial well
As well as restating the principles of “primacy of patient welfare, patient autonomy and social justice,” it outlined a set of professional responsibilities. ... The ingoing and outgoing information physicians must process is so overwhelming that it
The promise of gene therapy to cure disease seems less like a dream when you hear that new organs are being grown on biological scaffolding. ... These are challenges indeed, but that is who we are—specialist physicians who take on challenges for the
and other countries, as well as to talk with them about College activities. ... I wanted to ensure, as best I could, that internal medicine specialists and subspecialists and the College provided needed leadership to improve the well-being of our
It was another sobering reminder that restricting access to health insurance will not prevent people from being sick or needing health care. ... But before then, we have much work to do to take on the challenges of promoting excellence and
Rather than being easier to read and navigate, encounter documents are longer, filled with extraneous information, and often lack the key elements of the physician's thoughts behind the assessment and
Restoration and well-being. Physician well-being is getting a lot of well-deserved attention these days.
that and you can do simple things was very valuable as well,” Dr. ... Studies have found that this concern is unfounded. “Evidence shows that there is not any harm to patients' emotional well-being and there isn't harm to the patient-doctor
In addition to these benefits, LARCs are of particular relevance to the health and well-being of an internist's typical patient population, she said. ... Internists care for many patients with chronic conditions that can exacerbate risks of maternal