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Private Practice or Hospital Leadership? A Choice Between Autonomy and Reach

Physicians who prioritize leadership opportunities in the workplace should weigh the pros and cons before deciding which career path suits them best.
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Locum Tenens Physicians Fill Need That Won’t Go Away

Hiring freelancers is often profitable if they are willing to take on overnight or weekend shifts, or join a staff in a pinch to replace an unexpected schedule opening.
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Is Geisinger's Offer of Refunds to Dissatisfied Patients the Ultimate Satisfaction Tool?

The Pennsylvania health system guarantees a high level of patient care, and if patients leave unsatisfied, the organization will give back their copays. 
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Here Are Two Approaches for Managing Physician Fatigue

The strategies most institutions use to address fatigue are tried and true, says one researcher, but there is much room for advancement. 
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Are You an Introvert? It Might Mean You’re a Good Leader

on September 29, 2017 | By Hannah O. Brown | Leadership
Natural skills such as listening and thoughtfulness can be an advantage when working toward leadership positions.
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Mayo Clinic Researchers: Physician Burnout Is an Institutional Challenge

The famed institute is working to change the culture of burnout by investing in ways to reduce it on an organizational level.   
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Look at Mistakes as Opportunities to Grow, Doctor Says

 “If the first thing they learn is that doctors are human, that’s a good start,” he says.
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Telemedicine Growth Brings Opportunities for Physician Leaders

on July 25, 2017 | By Hannah O. Brown | Careers Technology
There are positions that have emerged with the technology, and these are areas where clinicians can to take on defining roles within the industry.
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When Giving Bad News, Keep the Patient’s Feelings in Mind

on June 13, 2017 | By Hannah O. Brown | Leadership Communication
Crisis communication isn’t easy, but it is essential — and empathy goes a long way in helping. 
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