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Let’s Make Compassion Go Viral

In a recent article by Aseem Desai, MD published on KevinMD.com, the author highlights a feeling that many have had and will continue to experience in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. As we sit in our homes, maintaining social distancing requirements, there is a want and yearning to do more. But what can one do that will allow them to have the desired impact on our community during these times of fear, pain, and uncertainty? The question we are all asking, out loud or silently, is “how can I help?”. Desai asserts the answer lies in compassion.

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6 Helpful Resources for Medical Professionals

The healthcare landscape is constantly shifting and evolving. During the COVID-19 pandemic, we are seeing even more drastic changes. As facilities and medical professionals grapple with the increased demand for services, we would like to offer resources to help during the uncertainty. Read on to explore six websites that can educate and empower healthcare leaders and physicians as they work to combat the spread of the coronavirus.

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3 Ways to Avoid a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

Medical malpractice takes a toll on physicians. Whether or not the physicians were at fault, they suffer financial and legal ramifications, an impact on their reputations, and in severe cases, they may even question their ability to continue practicing medicine. Although some situations are unavoidable, there are steps physicians can take to help combat the chances of being sued. Today, we offer three of the simpler ways you can avoid a medical malpractice lawsuit.

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Understanding Medical Malpractice Policies: An Overview

Medical malpractice insurance is a critical part of practicing medicine, making it essential for physicians beginning their practices to have an understanding of the types of malpractice policies available. The two primary categories are occurrence coverage and claims-made coverage. In today’s post, we provide an overview of both.

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3 Ways to Avoid a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

Medical malpractice takes a toll on physicians. Whether or not the physicians were at fault, they suffer financial and legal ramifications, an impact on their reputations, and in severe cases, they may even question their ability to continue practicing medicine. Although some situations are unavoidable, there are steps physicians can take to help combat the chances of being sued. Today, we offer three of the simpler ways you can avoid a medical malpractice lawsuit.

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Understanding Medical Malpractice Policies: An Overview

Medical malpractice insurance is a critical part of practicing medicine, making it essential for physicians beginning their practices to have an understanding of the types of malpractice policies available. The two primary categories are occurrence coverage and claims-made coverage. In today’s post, we provide an overview of both.

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5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Locum Assignments

These medical providers enjoy the ability to discover new places and cross several states off their travel bucket list. If you’re a clinician who hopes to explore while you practice, it’s easy to fall into a boring rhythm of “work, home, work.” Unfortunately, this restricts your sightseeing adventures to airport terminals, hotel rooms, and hospitals. Luckily, there are a few simple steps you can follow to indulge your wanderlust during your downtime.

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Physician Feature: Carl Falcone, MD

Locums was never on Dr. Falcone’s radar. However, when a recruiter reached out, he explored the practice alternative. After growing accustomed to the freedom of his independent practice years but wanting additional downtime, he felt locums was the perfect fit. Dr. Falcone encourages emerging medical professionals to consider exploring locum tenens. “What a great adventure it can be, instead of going from college, to med school, to residency, and then straight into full-time work. If I had known that these types of opportunities were available, especially when getting out of residency, I would have practiced locums so much earlier in my career. Then, you can really explore what you like.”

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Building a Better Bedside Manner

Positive patient experiences can lead to fewer claims, higher satisfaction scores, and a smaller chance of being sued. Although good bedside manner isn’t often recognized, bad bedside manner can quickly lead to a lawsuit. Physicians can easily prevent complaints and negative online reviews by adopting and acting on the following five tips.

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Medicus Healthcare Solutions Wins Clearlyrated’s 2020 Best of Staffing Talent Diamond Award for Service Excellence

Medicus Healthcare Solutions, a leading staffing agency, announced today that they have won Best of Staffing Talent Diamond Award for providing superior service to their candidates for at least five (5) consecutive years. Presented in partnership with presenting sponsor, CareerBuilder, and gold sponsors Indeed and Glassdoor, ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing® Award winners have proven to be industry leaders in service quality based entirely on ratings provided by their candidates.

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20 Twitter Accounts to Follow in 2020

The medical community has a unique opportunity to harness the power of Twitter to continue educating patient populations. And, some have already started the conversation. As you consider strengthening your Twitter presence, here are 20 accounts worth following; they have already established themselves as excellent resources to supplement medical practice news and healthcare insights.

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Fast Facts for National Women Physicians Day

Do you know the significance of the name Elizabeth Blackwell? In 1849, she became the first woman to receive a medical degree in the United States, paving the way for a number of additional wins for female physicians. Medicine is a field that has seen incredible advancements and innovation, both technologically and culturally. Today, we are pleased to pay tribute to this particularly significant milestone for both women and the physician workforce.

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