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  1. 1 in 3 academic physicians looking to leave the workforce: Study

    One-third of academic physicians expressed intention to leave their facility in the next two years in a study published Dec. 15 in JAMA Network Open.
  2. 1 in 3 physicians have used AI scribe tools: Survey

    Roughly 1 in 3 primary care physicians have tried using AI scribe tools, according to a recent survey from Elation Health.
  3. 11 physicians on the trends that defined healthcare in 2023 

    Eleven physicians recently connected with Becker's to discuss the trends that had the biggest impact on the healthcare space in 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. New National Cancer Institute director takes helm

    W. Kimryn Rathmell, MD, PhD, is the new director of the National Cancer Institute.
  2. The trends physicians are worried about for 2024

    Three physicians recently joined Becker's to discuss the healthcare trends they are most worried about as the new year approaches. 
  3. Why some physicians are putting off retirement

    Forty-six percent of physicians said they expect retiring from medicine to feel like losing a part of their identity, according to a survey by Medscape. 
  4. The pandemic's effects on healthcare aren't going anywhere

    While the COVID-19 public health emergency status has faded away, the pandemic's effects on the healthcare workforce has not.

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. Tenet adds physician to board

    Vineeta Agarwala, MD, PhD, was appointed to the board of directors of Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare.
  2. What physicians want to do in retirement, in and out of medicine

    Travel is a main retirement goal among physicians, according to Medscape's 2023 "Physicians Eye Retirement Report."
  3. 3 big challenges physicians may face in 2024

    Bed constraints, supply chain issues and staffing shortages are among the many challenges physicians may face in 2024.
  4. Why physicians are looking to retire

    Burnout was the leading reason behind physicians wanting to retire from medicine, according to Medscape's 2023 "Physicians Eye Retirement Report."

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. When physicians plan to retire from medicine

    Roughly two-thirds of physicians are looking to retire from medicine by their mid to late 60s, according to Medscape's 2023 "Physicians Eye Retirement Report."
  2. Florida Health Care Plans names physician CEO

    Stephen Keen, MD, has been appointed CEO of Florida Health Care Plans, The Daytona Beach News-Journal reported Dec. 13.
  3. 5 physician leadership moves that shook up the industry in 2023

    Here are five leadership moves reported by Becker's that caught the attention of physicians in 2023, ranked by number of page views:
  4. Physicians & side gigs: 5 key notes for 2024

    Thirty-nine percent of physicians have side hustles, according to Medscape's 2023 "Physician Side Gigs Report," published Oct. 12.
  5. 20 new physician CEOs in 2023

    Here are 20 new physician CEO appointments that Becker's reported on in 2023:
  6. New Jersey man convicted in $4M fraud scheme 

    A financial adviser in West New York, N.J., was found guilty on 11 counts in connection with a $4 million healthcare insurance fraud scheme. 
  7. What to know about the commercial insurance market in 2023

    The American Medical Association has identified the insurance industry giants with the largest shares of the commercial health insurance, Medicare Advantage and public health exchange markets in 2023. 
  8. 12 new chief physician executives, physicians-in-chief in 2023

    Here are 12 chief physician executive and physician-in-chief appointments that Becker's reported on in 2023: 
  9. New York system hit with $120M malpractice verdict 

    Valhalla, N.Y.-based Westchester Medical Center must pay $120 million for a medical malpractice suit that claimed it failed to timely diagnose and treat a patient.

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