Category: Physicians

The diagnosis, management, and prevention of Lyme disease

Author: Margaret Trexler Hessen, MD, FACP, FSHEA, Medical Editor, Point of Care Content at Elsevier Summer is (finally) here, and with it comes a rise in insect and arthropod populations and the diseases they transmit. Lyme disease is the most… Read more

Travel Advisories: What physicians need to know

A record-setting 80 million Americans traveled to international destinations in 2016, up 8 percent from 2015, according to data from the U.S. Department of Commerce. This upward trend continued in 2017, with preliminary data showing a 9 percent increase in… Read more

Increasing Physician Engagement

Physician engagement can deliver significant value to hospitals Traditionally, physicians have been trained to be autonomous decision makers and provide care in silos. However, lowering costs while improving efficiency and outcomes and enhancing the patient experience cannot happen without teamwork… Read more

Battling physician burnout

Emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, and lack of a sense of personal accomplishment. These are the hallmarks of physician burnout. Unfortunately, professional burnout continues to be pervasive among physicians in the United States. Forty-two percent of the more than 15,000 physicians who… Read more

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