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12 Steps to Emotionally Intelligent Healthcare

Delivering emotionally intelligent healthcare can make a big difference in patients' satisfaction & outcomes.
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How to Streamline the PCP Office Visit

CEO Ray Costantini joins Pat Salber (@docweighsin) in a video discussion of Bright.md, a company that hopes to streamline the PCP office visit.

Is Your Doctor Emotionally Intelligent?

Is your doctor emotionally intelligent (EI)? What's the difference between a low and a high EI doctor? Dr. Margaret Cary explains.

Worried about ICD-10? Here’s Help and It’s Free

Premed Parth Desai developed ICD-10 Charts to help his dad's small internal medicine practice transition from ICD-9 to 10. Now, he's giving it away for free.
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How Happy Are U.S. Doctors?

In general, the 2014 Survey of America's Physicians found that being younger, female, employed and practicing primary care are associated with being more satisfied with the profession of medicine.
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Has Medicine Lost its Soul?

Dov Michaeli MD, Ph.D, recalls the lessons of a revered professor of medicine and wonders: Has medicine lost its soul?
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Wachter’s Digital Doctor Explores the Dark Side of Health IT

Not only does Bob Wachter's new book, The Digital Doctor spins a great tale, but it will also make you think about electronic medical records in a whole new light.
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Can Medical Scribes Make Doctors and Patients Happier?

One of the authors reported that his increased efficiency and net revenue more than made up for cost of training and paying for an additional medical assistant functioning as a scribe.
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Tonic Health: Making Patient Data Collection Fast and Fun

The Tonic Health platform that makes patient data collection fast, fun, and engaging.
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Coaching Physicians: Welcome to the Republic of Medicine

How do you increase physician engagement and reduce burnout? Executive coaching is a burgeoning area in healthcare as we move from cottage industry to evidence-based, interconnected healthcare, with patients and professionals working together.

Aledade: Helping Doctors Get Back in Control of Healthcare

Aledade CEO Farzad Mostashari joins Pat Salber(@docweighsin) to talk about what the company has accomplished since launch less than a year ago.

Overcoming Physician Burnout, A Step-by-Step Guide

Dike Drummond's new book, subtitled What to Do When Working Harder Isn't Working, helps doctors overcome burnout, build an ideal practice & a balanced life.