It might seem like a no-brainer to inform the authorities and potential victims if a patient threatens violence, but it's not that simple
Healthcare practitioners are usually perceived as among the best-compensated professionals working today. But within their ranks, salaries and demand can vary greatly, particularly as the industry works to respond to rapid change.
Most patients are well-meaning and generally nice. But every now and then, you will get one who is a total pain to deal with. Maybe your patient lies to you, gets sarcastic, asks for special “favors,” or generally just pushes your buttons. We’ve all been there.
I am frequently asked by physicians who have grown tired of their job for a list of non-clinical options they can do. What they often want is something that pays just as well (or better) than clinical medicine, but that is much easier to do...
His experiences as a young immigrant proved pivotal for Perez-Stable, who grew up to become a physician and scientist, whose research has documented the impact of language barriers and other issues on the health of Latinos.
A group of osteopathic doctors have filed a class-action lawsuit against the American Osteopathic Association seeking to recover millions of dollars in annual membership fees that the doctors allege they have been forced to pay for years to the organization.
UNICEF and the World Health Organization introduced the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative in the early 1990s, and it was endorsed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in 2010.
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