Anthony Fauci, MD, director of the National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), joined Lungcast, a respiratory health podcast series from HCPLive and the American Lung Association (ALA), to discuss the CDC’s varying take on SARS-CoV-2 transmission and testing parameters. Fauci also shared suggestions for college campus to mitigate community-based spread while classes continue.
In this editorial from The New England Journal of Medicine, the authors criticize the country’s leadership on its response to the COVID-19 pandemic, presenting several pieces of evidence to reinforce their claims. From politicizing the Food and Drug Administration to undercutting trust in science and government, the leaders of our nation are “causing damage that […]
The report is based on data collected from Medscape’s Physician Compensation Report 2020 in February 2020, representing responses from more than 17,000 physicians in more than 30 specialties. The slideshow paints an interesting picture considering the financial landscape for many physicians has changed due to COVID-19’s impact on medical practices.
If your medical tools resemble those found in the doctor’s bag of yore, consider elevating your treatment style–and your own quality of life–and look to these gadgets for a new level of precision and care. Reliable devices still exist and should be used – but have you upgraded your arsenal recently? Discover the essential technology […]
You take care of others as your profession, but it is also important to remember to take care of yourself. You never know when you’re going to get a break to have a meal between shifts and appointments, so you need something quick, easy, and healthy. These are five tasty ways to keep your energy […]
Doctors who participate in these surveys point to the ability to earn cash in just a few minutes, when you’re in line for coffee or during a commercial break while watching TV. But others say they can be more trouble than they’re worth if you’re not careful. Here’s an overview of how doctors can get […]
From our friends at Healthgrades comes this list of seven side jobs that an oncologist may be able to take on, such as freelance writing or consulting. Despite working 60 to 80 hours a week or more, there is something to be said for raising your profile, pursuing a passion, or diversifying your skill set […]
In this research article, the authors demonstrate a simple optical measurement method to evaluate the efficacy of masks to reduce the transmission of respiratory droplets during regular speech. They tested 14 commonly available masks or masks alternatives, one patch of mask material, and a professionally fit-tested N95 mask.
According to the 2019 State Physician Workforce Data Report published by the Association of American Medical Colleges, for every 100,000 people living in the US, there are 277.8 physicians. Check out this list from Healthgrades, which outlines the top 5 states with the highest number of physicians, as well as the top 5 lowest.
As a result of COVID-19, many physicians had to provide telemedicine services in a matter of weeks, if not days. A major accomplishment, for sure. But are you getting paid for your hard work? Read on to find out how you can ensure you are being compensated for the work you’ve been doing.