Career Perspectives

 
 
  • What Will This Year Bring for Nurses? Some of the nation's nursing thought leaders share their predictions about the most important trends that will affect nursing this year.
  • Creating R&D Awareness Among Dental Care Professionals How can we encourage awareness and interest in current clinical research among dental care professionals? This study evaluated the influence of a strategic communication plan on R&D awareness.
  • Life and Times of Leading Cardiologists: Gilles Montalescot   Magnus Ohman speaks with Gilles Montalescot, whose illustrious career in cardiology and research in thrombosis led him from Paris to Beacon Hill and back.
  • Burnout Might Really Be Depression; How Do Doctors Cope? Medscape asked physicians whether they experienced burnout, depression, or both. Some experts say that burnout is really a form of depression. Would that change the recommended treatment?
  • Controlling Chronic Diseases Through EBDM Can providing training and other support to state health departments increase the use of evidence-based decision-making at both the individual and organization level?
  • Sports Physicians Face Ethics Challenges How do you face corruption and scandals observed in athletics? What are the true costs and setbacks of obtaining a winner's edge? Dr Mandelbaum offers his insights to sports physicians.
  • What Makes for Successful Registry Implementation What factors--and in what combination--are necessary for successful implementation of a patient registry for a patient-centered medical home?
  • Healthcare Transformation: A Bibliometric Analysis A bibliometric analysis provides insight into the published literature regarding the nursing role in healthcare transformation.
  • NP Leadership in Promoting Access to Rural Primary Care Rural citizens often have difficulty accessing primary care services. What can nurse practitioner leaders do to help close the gap?
  • Why Do Some Docs Rake in More Cash Than Others? From business know-how to choosing high-paying cases, Medscape physicians have thoughts on why some make more money than others.
  • Mental Illness and a Mandatory Drug Test: One Doc's Trouble Medical students experience high rates of depression and suicide. So why are physician health programs and licensure boards seemingly punishing them for it?
  • Nurse Led Reform: Is It Time to Rethink the Nursing Unit? This new era of healthcare reform may be the ideal time to re-evaluate the traditional nursing unit.
  • Want More Referrals? Here's How Getting referrals and developing a referral network have grown more difficult. Physicians have to work harder to cultivate referring relationships. Here are effective ways to get more referrals.
  • Genetics in the Clinical Setting Find out about the role of genetics and genomics in the clinical setting -- and what nurses need to know.
  • Burnout and Resilience in Anesthesia and ICU Medicine Anesthesia and intensive care medicine are characterized by high stress and intense physical and emotional demands. How can burnout be recognized and dealt with?
  • Competencies of Pharmacists Needed for Evolving Health Care This study aimed to identify and describe the core competencies and skills deemed essential for success of pharmacists in today's health care system.
  • Leadership Skills for the Non-Leader   All doctors have leadership skills, whether they realize it or not. Dr Clif Knight discusses with Drs Melissa Hemphill and Vu Kiet Tran how family physicians can develop these skills and reduce burnout.
  • Impact of Scribes on Physician and Patient Satisfaction Can the use of scribes to decrease clerical burden improve overall physician satisfaction without detracting from patient satisfaction?
  • 10 Tips for Improved Scientific Lectures   Dr David Johnson shares lessons learned from his years as a top lecturer at meetings.
  • Spending the Holidays Working Many physicians who work through the holidays find that it's still a special time of the year.