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  1. Where physician groups have the most, least competition

    Hill Physicians Medical Group is the largest active physician group in the country, with 2,258 locations, according to a Jan. 5 report from healthcare analytics company Definitive Healthcare.
  2. Healthcare CEO pay by the numbers

    Here are five numbers providing insight on compensation earned by CEOs in the healthcare industry, using data from the most recent Bureau of Labor Statistics employment survey.
  3. 5 things to know about Southern California Permanente Medical Group

    Southern California Permanente Medical Group is one of the largest physician groups based on the number of physicians, with 13,547 physicians under its belt as of February 2023.

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. The trends concerning physicians

    From the artificial intelligence boom to private equity concerns, physicians are keeping their eye on several trends.
  2. American Board of Emergency Medicine adds 2 physicians

    The board of directors of the American Board of Emergency Medicine elected two new physician members: John Finnell, MD, and Melissa Platt, MD.
  3. 5 concerning numbers on physician retirement

    An aging patient population — and an aging physician workforce — are making the projected shortage of 124,000 providers by 2034 seem more likely. 
  4. 3 chief medical officers to know

    Here are three recently appointed chief medical officers physicians should know: 

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. Why physicians are staying in medicine

    As physicians are leaving the field of medicine — some via retirement, some due to dissatisfaction and burnout and depression — what is motivating the ones who are staying to continue to practice?
  2. 6 things to know about Harvard's interim physician president

    Alan Garber, MD, PhD was appointed interim president of Cambridge, Mass.-based Harvard University Jan. 2 following the resignation of Claudine Gay, PhD.
  3. 6 physician fraud cases in February

    Here are six physician fraud cases making headlines that Becker's has reported on so far in February: 
  4. State-by-state breakdown of primary care physicians

    California has the most total primary care physicians, according to a January report from KFF. 

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. The most depressed physician specialties, per the AMA

    Urology is the most depressed physician specialty, according to a study from the American Medical Association.
  2. Are hospitalists burnt out? 

    Hospitalists are less burned out in 2024 than 2023, according to Medscape's "Hospitalist Burnout & Depression Report 2024."
  3. Dr. Paul Tornetta named AAOS president

    The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons appointed Paul Tornetta III, MD, PhD, its 92nd president. 
  4. The physicians at the helm of Mayo Clinic

    Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic is one of the largest physician groups in the United States based on the number of physicians it employs. 
  5. Amazon & One Medical in 2024: What physicians should know

    Amazon continued to increase its hand in healthcare when it announced a new benefit for its Prime members in November.
  6. How acutely do work demands affect physician parents?

    Among physicians who are parents, female physicians are more often conflicted by work demands when compared to male physicians, according to Medscape's "Physician Lifestyle & Happiness Report 2024."
  7. Army veteran named Penn Medicine orthopedic surgery chair

    Benjamin "Kyle" Potter, MD, has been named the next chair of orthopedic surgery at Philadelphia-based Penn Medicine.
  8. The workplace measures that can aid hospitalist burnout

    Increasing compensation and making work schedules more flexible were tied for the top workplace measures to help with hospitalists' burnout, according to Medscape's "Hospitalist Burnout & Depression Report 2024."
  9. Advanced Urology Centers of New York earns Castle Connolly accolade

    Advanced Urology Centers of New York, a division of Farmingdale, N.Y.-based Integrated Medical Professionals, was named the No. 1 physician practice with the most Top Doctors in urology care across the U.S. by Castle Connolly.

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