physician writing contest

2016 Physician Writing Contest WinnersMaking time for patients remains challenging for physicians, but peers offer solutions
How to stay engaged with patients—in spite of your EHRToday’s physicians are busier than ever tackling high-volume schedules, chasing quality metrics and interpreting scads of data flowing into the electronic health record (EHR) 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
5 proactive strategies to make more time for patientsIf we believe that time spent with patients is the most important piece of our patient care, we must have the conviction and courage to do what is right and say no when we need to say no, whether it is to payers who don’t value our time, or government data collection mandates that take time away from our patients. In return, I ask my patients to appreciate our efforts to dedicate our time for them.
Time and agendaI have recognized a recurring theme among physicians. “Medicine is not what it used to be,” a colleague had once said.
Engaging patients to decrease costs and improve outcomes
How engaging patients improves health outcomesWhy the solution to the challenges of healthcare can be found in the exam room of a primary care physician
Lemons to lemonade: Why I remain in practiceA physician with decades of experience reveals how he maintains his enthusiasm for the medical profession
Physician writing contest: Finding solutions for physiciansMedical Economics wants to help physicians compete and win against the multitude of management challenges facing physicians in 2014. That’s why we are introducing a new contest asking physicians to share their stories, strategies, and approaches to fighting a myriad of management challenges.
Are physicians being forced to focus on data over patient care?Although numbers are vital to the practice of medicine, they can define a physician's life to the exclusion of everything else.
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