Burnout is not the same as normal stress or tiredness, notes Dike Drummond, MD, CEO and founder of thehappymd.com.
Approximately 1 million patients in the United States lose their physicians to suicide each year, Pamela Wible, MD, noted in the keynote address at the 19th Annual Chicago Orthopaedic Symposium.
If fighting opioid misuse feels like a game of whack-a-mole, you’ve been paying attention.
Among patients in U.S. hospitals, about one in 30 has one or more healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) on a given day, according to the CDC.
Testosterone use decreased dramatically from 2013 to 2016, amid an outpouring of study results and FDA alerts regarding associations between testosterone products and risk of stroke, heart attack and/or death.
Physician burnout is not new. The speed at which it is spreading may be.
Women who give birth to infants with congenital heart defects (CHD) have a greater risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD) later in life than women whose babies do not have CHD, a Canadian study found.
About half of U.S. adults have a musculoskeletal condition, creating well over $200 billion in lost wages and costs for care each year. In addition, many orthopedists face a staggering clinical and bureaucratic workload.
James M. Dahle, MD, wants to be clear: “Salespeople” and “bad people” are not synonymous.
Less familiarity between FDA investigators and management at medical device manufacturing plants may mean fewer recalls down the road, research in the journal Manufacturing & Service Operations Management suggests.
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