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Non-Technical Skills for Surgeons Can Be Life Savers

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Surgeons should hone their non-technical skills (communication, teamwork, leadership) as they are key elements of patient safety.
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Prioritizing Addiction Medicine: Key to Closing Gaps in Addiction Treatment

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A new addiction medicine fellowship aims to expand the number of addiction specialists to close gaps in addiction treatment.
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Physician Compensation 2020: How Much Money Do U.S. Doctors Make Per...

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Doximity's Physician Compensation report revealed that income growth slowed and the gender wage gap grew in 2020 due to the pandemic..
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Getting Hit By a Truck Taught Me the Power of Love

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After being hit by a truck and critically injured, Vicki learned that the power of love and goodness from strangers can change your life in unexpected ways.
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Chronic Knee Pain Due to Cartilage Injury: Treatment Options

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Chronic knee pain due to injury of the cartilage is common, however, many people are afraid of surgery. They need to understand current treatment options.
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TAVR, Innovation, and the Future of Healthcare

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Minimally-invasive procedures such as TAVR and a team-based approach to medicine are two types of innovation that provide patients with better overall care.
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Health Conditions That Can Lead to a Hysterectomy

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Many health conditions can lead to a hysterectomy. Except for uterine cancer, most have other treatment options prior to resorting to surgery.

Why a Liver Donation May One Day Save My Life

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Alyssa Klemm was born with biliary atresia, a condition that almost always requires a liver transplant. Now in college, she is passionate about organ donation.
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Trust is the Essence of the Doctor-Patient Relationship

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Anger & depression after multiple readmissions led a cancer patient, a surgeon, to lose trust in her doctor. Here's how they repaired the relationship.
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Speedy Recovery: Post-Op Advice from a Vascular Surgeon

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Proper post-operative home care is important to your recovery. Give your body a chance to heal and help it along with these 6 rules.
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Reducing the Risk of Surgery One Patient at a Time

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The Ready Surgery AI-Enhanced Risk Intelligence Platform was created by a digital health entrepreneur after her aunt's unexpected death from a surgical procedure.
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What You Should Know Before Undergoing Bariatric Surgery

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Successful bariatric surgery requires preparation, long-term recovery, and lifelong changes in your relationships with your body, food, and the people in your life.