Category Archives: Newsletter Features

Advantages of Telemedicine

by Carrie Abramson Over the past few years, the medical world has made significant strides in the adoption of technology. The biggest trend to emerge from healthcare’s digital advances is telemedicine. Telemedicine is defined as the remote delivery of health … Continue reading

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Physician Recruitment and Employment Trends (Part 3)

by Carrie Abramson Healthcare reform continues to affect the United States, and in turn, directly impacts physician workplace settings including their compensation and quality of life. In the first and second editions of the PhysicianCareer.com Recruitment and Employment Trends, we … Continue reading

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Physician Recruitment and Employment Trends (Part 2)

by Andrew Estialbo; edited by Michelle Penoyar As healthcare reform continues to impact the United States, challenging times are certainly ahead for the physician recruitment marketplace. In the first edition of the PhysicianCareer.com Recruitment and Employment Trends, we discussed the … Continue reading

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Understanding Physician Personalities

by Michelle Penoyar When it comes to interpersonal relationships, it is important to remember that all individuals have unique personalities. This is especially true when interacting with physicians. Patients can become offended when they feel like their physician is not … Continue reading

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Advantages of Practicing in Rural Communities

Healthcare organizations across the country are facing physician shortages that will adversely affect the delivery of healthcare in rural communities. For instance, urban residents have 1.5 times more primary care physicians per 100,000 patients than residents in rural communities. The … Continue reading

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Social Media and Physician Recruitment: Finding Potential Employees Where They Are

by Michelle Kornahrens As the world of social media continues to reshape communication, the physician recruiting industry is also shifting its efforts toward utilizing social sites. The statistics for social media use are staggering as more users join different social … Continue reading

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Career Management Updates: Physician Shortage, Doctor-friendly States, Work-Life Balance

There are a number of forces driving changes in the healthcare industry that have an impact on physician recruiting.  These include the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the upward trend in physicians’ work-life balance preferences, and … Continue reading

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Health Care Reform and The Health Workforce: Provisions Included In the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

by the Center for Workforce Studies, Association Of American Medical Colleges The recent upholding of the Affordable Care Act by the U.S. Supreme Court means more changes are coming. The healthcare reform bill seeks to expand access to healthcare coverage … Continue reading

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Personal Development: The Benefits of Non-Clinical Continuing Education to Healthcare Organizations

If clinical skills are the critical machinery for health care providers, personal development is the fuel that runs the machinery more effectively. After all, health care providers approach patients as human being as well as a professional. While it is … Continue reading

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Physicians May be Limiting Themselves

Physicians who have not completed an ACGME accredited residency training program may be holding themselves back. Many foreign trained physicians have bypassed these residency programs, and instead have been completing multiple fellowship training programs. According to Pinnacle Health Group Vice … Continue reading

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