The falling-down professions
New York Times, January 10, 2008
According to a 2006 poll by the American College of Physician Executives, nearly 60 percent of doctors said they had considered getting out of medicine because of low morale, and nearly 70 percent knew someone who already had. In a culture that prizes risk and outsize reward some doctors feel they have slipped a notch in social status. It's not just because the profession has changed, but also because the standards of what makes a prestigious career have changed.
- Senators Hear How Two-Midnight Rule Harms Patients, Hospitals
- 3 Management Lessons from a Supermarket Debacle
- Handshaking Spreads Germs. Get Over It.
- Healthcare Costs Start With What We Eat
- Hospitals Likely to Outsource ICD-10 at Launch
- IOM Identifies GME Problems, Calls for Finance Changes
- CMS Confirms ICD-10 Deadline
- Anatomy of 3 Health System Rebranding Efforts
- Premium Subsidy Fight Creating Uncertainty for Hospitals, Health Plans
- Medicare Advantage Carriers See 'No Choice' But to Accept Cuts