In the United States, nearly two-thirds of physicians suffer from burnout. The reasons range from tough clinical hours to arduous amounts of paperwork that take up more of a doctor’s time than seeing patients.
Jacksonville Dr. Om Parkash Kapoor has been facing battery and indecent exposure charges since a December visit from a patient he had diagnosed with Lyme disease in July. Kapoor posted $25,000 bond on Dec. 21 and has pleaded not guilty to both charges.
Five-figure signing bonuses, free housing, college tuition for employees and their children. Hospitals and other medical facilities are getting so desperate to recruit and retain nurses they're offering all sorts of pricey perks and incentives.
Complaining that nurses are sometimes too busy to take a break during their shifts or get an earned day off, a union representing 1,500 registered nurses at Virtua voted Tuesday to strike if necessary, after rejecting the health system's most recent offer at the...
I'd worked as an advanced nurse practitioner (ANP) for a few years when I had a routine meeting with one of the consultant supervisors. He arrived late, thrust a lunchbox into my hands and told me to heat his food in the microwave.
A working paper from George Mason University argues the provider workforce needs to modernize medical school education, welcome foreign-trained physicians, hire more nonphysicians, and embrace emerging technology.