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Q&A: Adopting New Therapies

Q: A few days ago a colleague of mine asked an interesting question. The physicians in…

Why Observaion Units Fail

Many hospitals across the US utilize observation units in some capacity. However the success of these…

Physician Reimbursement: Comparing Apples to Oranges

Changing jobs is not easy. Though it is something that emergency physicians are thought of as…

Physician Burnout or Anxiety?

Physician behavior is important, and much can be dependent on it. (see Don’t Lose Your Cool). But…

Don’t lose your cool, much is at stake.

A few years ago a physician partner retired from our emergency medicine practice. At the age…

Yes, We Count Clicks !

A few years ago I was sitting in a meeting discussing electronic health records. Another in…

On Being Physician-centric

If you find yourself examining patient flow in an emergency department, you are likely to come…