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Physicians warn about Independence Day after fireworks injuries soared by 5,000 last year

Doctors are calling on parents to keep their children away from fireworks this holiday weekend, citing the thousands of injuries reported last year. “We know that sales of fireworks increased in 2020, as did injuries, so parents and caregivers need to be vigilant this Fourth of July and leave any fireworks to the professionals,” said… Read More »

Doctors’ Lobby Scores ‘Major Victory’ on Bill to Hold Physicians Accountable

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The board that licenses and disciplines doctors in California is failing to hold bad actors accountable, endangering patients in the process. That’s the verdict of state lawmakers and patient advocates who have been working for years to reform the Medical Board of California. But an attempt this year to give the board… Read More »

Physicians, patients lost trust in US healthcare system amid pandemic, survey finds

Dive Brief: Physician trust in the U.S. healthcare system significantly declined during the pandemic, along with their confidence in the leaders and executives at the healthcare organizations employing them, according to a report from the nonpartisan research group NORC at the University of Chicago commissioned by the ABIM Foundation. The poll found that 30% of… Read More »

It’s never too late for physicians to change directions and land new jobs

Paul Pender, MD | Physician | February 19, 2021 Changing direction once established is not easy, but it can be rewarding. I recently read the essay on KevinMD (“How this physician escaped the system“) from a physician who shifted gears to her own business after some discouraging experiences in “the system.” During her residency, her… Read More »