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VA has 41,500 unfilled medical jobs, forcing vets into costly private care

The Veterans Health Administration has 41,500 job vacancies for doctors, nurses and other medical professionals across its sprawling health care....


Physician Recruiting Tips!

As the population of the United States continues to age throughout the 21st century and demand more medical services physicians are falling into......


Managing the Talent Gap in Health Care Staffing

Health care employers should formulate succession plans, redesign compensation packages, and embrace recruiting technology trends such as mobile and..


Medical schools now teaching how to have conversations about care costs

Survey finds that 129 of 140 responding medical schools offered a required course on the cost of health care during the 2013-2014 school year.


Signing bonuses top 6 figures for healthcare jobs

Hospitals and other physician employers are offering up to $200,000 in signing bonuses to fill key openings, according to Dallas-based Medicus Firm.


Are you insured against disability in your medical specialty?

A refusal by your insurance company to pay disability insurance benefits when illness or injury prevents you from practicing in your medical specialty


Preparing to Practice: Advice For New Graduates and Young Physicians: Avoiding the Pitfalls

Start saving up during residency for the first year out. “There are a LOT of expenses no one told me about. Moving, security deposits, first..


Dr. Google should be sued for malpractice. Here’s why.

Dr. Google wants you to think he is your best friend. He is there for you day and night, no waiting rooms or office hours needed.


Urgent Care at the Crossroads: Eight Critical Issues Affecting Urgent Care in 2015

The rapid growth of urgent care over the past ten years has been fueled by patient demand for convenient, accessible, and affordable medical treatment


ABIM changes exam score report, updates MOC exam blueprint

The American Board of Internal Medicine rolled out changes to its Maintenance of Certification program.


MOC: ABIM eliminates ‘underlying certification’ requirement

Physicians certified in nine internal medicine subspecialties no longer have to maintain underlying certifications.


Giving Doctors Grades

In most cases, surgeons have to actually see a patient to determine whether the benefits of surgery outweigh the risks.


Free-standing ERs eye lobbying to win state approval for growth

Free-standing emergency room operators are exploring how to win state regulatory approval to expand their facilities nationwide despite opposition.


A Physician Completes Residency: Here's her advice to new Doctors

If you had asked me 15 years ago what I wanted to be when I “grow up,” a doctor was definitely not a thought in my mind.


Landing Interviews but not Job Offers?

What to do when a foot in the door isn't getting you far enough.


The Real Problem With Medical Internships

APROXIMATELY 26,000 newly minted doctors across the United States will begin their internships today.


Questions a candidate should be prepared for.

Over the last few years, I’ve noticed a shift in the healthcare landscape.


To Be Sued Less, Doctors Should Consider Talking to Patients More

Doctors call it defensive medicine. They order extra tests, perform extra procedures or push for more office visits because they think that without...

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