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  1. 8 physician legal battles in the spotlight

    Here are eight court cases involving providers that have made headlines since March 17:
  2. Michigan OB-GYN practice resolves federal complaint over alleged refusal to provide sign language interpreter

    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights and U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Michigan have resolved an alleged federal civil rights complaint against Dearborn Obstetrics and Gynecology in Dearborn, Mich.
  3. Memorial Healthcare names chief medical officer, associate chief medical officer

    Aharon Sareli, MD, has been named chief medical officer of Hollywood, Fla.-based Memorial Healthcare System, and Holly Neville, MD, was appointed associate chief medical officer.

The art of simplicity: How to streamline patient access and reduce staff burden?

Patients are demanding simpler care experiences. See how leading systems are meeting this expectation — while also reducing staff burden — here. 
  1. Top 10 lowest-paid physician specialities

    The following are the 10 lowest-paid physician specialities in the U.S., according to data from the "2023 Doximity Physician Compensation Report." The online network service determined the pay growth by analyzing tens of thousands of job postings across its network for 2022.
  2. Top 10 highest-paid physician specialities

    Here are the top 10 highest-paid physician specialities in the United States, according to the 2023 Doximity Physician Compensation Report:
  3. Physician specialties with the largest gender pay gap

    Oral and maxillofacial surgeons have the largest pay gap between men and women, with female surgeons earning an average of $173,102 less than their male counterparts annually, according to Doximity's "2023 Physician Compensation Report." 
  4. How economic pressures are affecting physicians' career plans

    Thirty percent of physicians are likely to pursue side gigs to offset economic pressures such as inflation and Medicare payment cuts, according to Doximity's "2023 Physician Compensation Report." 

Managing Patient Throughput with AI: Unlocking Capacity

Managing patient throughput shouldn't still be a struggle in 2022. See how modern hospitals are cutting time to admission here.
  1. Are physicians willing to take pay cuts for more autonomy, work-life balance?

    Seventy-one percent of physicians have taken or would consider taking pay cuts for more autonomy or work-life balance, according to Doximity's "2023 Physician Compensation Report." 
  2. Penn State Health Children's taps Dr. Yatin Vyas as vice president and physician leader

    Yatin Vyas, MD, has been selected as the new vice president and physician leader for Hershey, Pa.-based Penn State Health Children's Hospital. 
  3. Number of physicians taking short-term assignments up by 88%

    The number of physicians taking short-term locum tenens assignments has increased by 88 percent since 2015, according to the CHG Healthcare 2023 "State of Locum Tenens Report."
  4. Louisiana physician pleads guilty to prescription fraud

    Former Louisiana physician Jeffrey Evans pleaded guilty March 22 to one count of prescription drug fraud, according to a report from ABC affiliate KTBS. Mr. Evans previously treated patients while with DeSoto Regional Health System in Mansfield.

2 tech leaders on Orlando VA Medical Center's path to innovation

Don't force patients to navigate "hospital labyrinths" alone. See how Orlando VA Medical Center aims to reduce late appointments via a major wayfinding project here.
  1. Physicians saw a 2.4% decline in pay, 26% gender pay gap in 2022

    Physicians saw a 2.4 percent decline in pay in 2022, according to Doximity's annual "Physician Compensation Report."
  2. Hawaii physician arrested for unlawfully prescribing opioids after sting operation

    Chris Boulange, MD, was arrested March 21 following a criminal complaint for four counts of unlawful distribution of controlled substances.
  3. Morristown Medical Center names chief medical officer

    Stanley Fiel, MD, has been named chief medical officer of Morristown (N.J.) Medical Center, according to a March 22 report from ROI-NJ. Dr. Fiel has served as interim chief medical officer since May 2022.
  4. St. Louis physician receives national hospice award

    Patrick White, MD, PhD, is the recipient of the 2023 Josefina B. Magno Distinguished Hospice Physician Award from the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.
  5. 10 states with the best medical environments

    WalletHub recently released a list of the best and worst states to practice medicine, ranking them with an average of two criteria: medical environment and opportunity and competition.
  6. Connecticut physician fined $10K for injecting patient with wrong drug

    Michael Smith, MD, was fined $10,000 by the Connecticut Medical Examining Board for administering the wrong drug to a patient before a surgery in December 2020, according to a March 21 report from CT Insider.
  7. Meet 6 power players in sports medicine

    Sports medicine is the fastest growing physician specialty, growing by 42.5 percent between 2016 and 2021, according to the 2022 Physician Specialty Data Report from the Association of American Medical Colleges. Here are six power players in the growing field:
  8. Proposed senate budget in Florida would give $50M to physician training programs

    A proposed budget from Florida's state Senate would allocate an additional $50 million between two graduate medical education programs to help with a physician shortage, Florida Politics reported March 21. 
  9. Women's History Month: 10 female physician leaders to know

    Here are 10 women to know who have taken on leadership roles, won awards and more throughout their careers.

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