Clinical

New CMO’s Prescription: Communication, Teamwork and Lots of Smart People

Nov 24, 2022 at 08:07 pm by pjeter

  By LAWRENCE BUSER Dale Criner, MD, MBA, recently assumed the role of chief medical officer/vice-president at Methodist Le Bonheur Germantown Hospital. After comp.... Read More

When Mental Illness Leads to Dropped Charges, Patients Often Go Without Stabilizing Care

Nov 24, 2022 at 07:54 pm by pjeter

  By KATHERYN HOUGHTON, Kaiser Health News   For seven years, Timothy Jay Fowler rotated between jail, forced psychiatric hospitalization, and freedom. In 2.... Read More

AMA: Physician Burnout Rate Spikes to New Height

Sep 15, 2022 at 12:17 pm by pjeter

New study concludes COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated long-standing system issues that drive burnoutCHICAGO - The burnout rate among physicians in the United States spiked dramati.... Read More

Coronaphobia, a Perplexing Social Anxiety Disorder

Sep 13, 2022 at 03:44 pm by admin

  By LYNNE JETER Slow pandemic reintegration posing a problem for healthcare professionals   Coronaphobia, a newly minted term, perhaps best describes patients s.... Read More

An Interventionalist’s Perspective on Neuromodulation for Chronic Pain

Sep 13, 2022 at 03:21 pm by admin

  By WINFRED B. ABRAMS, JR., MD   Chronic pain, defined as pain of at least 3-6 months, affects more than 20 percent of Americans. Managing this pain can be frust.... Read More