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Managing radiation exposure in the Cath Lab
In the early days of interventional cardiology, there weren’t many ways to reduce the exposure to radiation felt by the team in the Cath Lab. Until recently, we hadn’t been able to thoroughly understand the impact on physicians and Cath Lab staff exposed to X-rays daily for the duration of their career. Our new-found understanding
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Establishing a professional identity on social media
Creating professional social media profiles can help physicians showcase their skill set to prospective patients, provide factual health information to their communities, and connect with colleagues across the globe. According to PatientPop, 77% of patients utilize online reviews to choose a physician, making an online presence a critical part of today’s medical practice. Getting started
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The surprising cost of recruiting a Cardiologist
Anyone that’s ever tried to fill a cardiology opening knows that it’s an expensive process, one that goes beyond the obvious costs like salary and health insurance. Below you’ll find 8 expenses you may not have considered when it comes to recruiting and retaining a cardiologist or cardiologists for your program. Benefits costs: This is
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ehr and physician burnout
EHRs and their contribution to the physician burnout crisis
Computerized physician order entry (CPOE) and electronic health records (EHRs) were designed to improve the quality of care and increase access to patient data. Instead, they’ve become a factor in the acceleration of physician burnout rates. In 2016, Mayo Clinic Proceedings published a study on the relationship between clerical workload and the electronic environment with
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Best & worst states for physicians
Physicians are among the most educated and best-compensated professionals in the country. In fact, “doctor” is one of the most prominent job titles within the top tier of earners. And the high salary average is understandable, given the necessity of their work and the challenges that go hand-in-hand with life in the medical field. But
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The physician burnout crisis
Burnout is becoming a frequent topic of conversation as prevalence and severity continue to rise across all occupations, but especially for physicians. In fact, of the 15,000 doctors surveyed by Medscape for their annual Physician Lifestyle Report, 42% expressed experiencing burnout. According to a study by the Journal of the American Medical Association, burnout is
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Cardiology Salaries
Cardiology salaries on the rise, how does yours compare?
According to Modern Healthcare’s 2017-2018 By the Numbers report, most physician specialties have seen an increase in average salary since 2015-2016. Interventional and non-invasive cardiology are no exception.   Key: Compdata Surveys & Consulting; Sullivan, Cotter & Associates-Medical Groups; Sullivan, Cotter & Associates-Physicians; AMGA; Medical Group Management Association; Merritt Hawkins; Pacific Companies; ECG Management Consultants;
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Trios Health designated as Level I Cardiac Care Center
Trios Health in Kennewick is now categorized as a Level I Cardiac Care Center. The categorization, from the Washington State Emergency Cardiac and Stroke System, became effective late last week and was announced Thursday morning. It means the health system met exacting criteria and provides the high level of cardiac care 24 hours a day,
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