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 74 percent of physicians would choose their specialty again
Breaking News for Physicians and Consumers!
Compensation changes in Psychiatry across the board!
Are employed doctors better off?
How does your state measure up on behavioral health?
Top 10 Physician Complaints of 2013
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Breaking News for Physicians and Consumers!

Breaking News for Physicians and Consumers!

Will Physicians Be Dropped From Managed Care Networks? Greg Freeman , January 22, 2014 Insurers are dropping thousands of physicians from their managed care networks. For the physicians allowed to stay, reimbursement rates may be cut so much that they will wonder whether being dropped was the better outcome. This article appears in the February [...]

Institute of Medicine wants to overhaul Graduate Medical Education.

Institute of Medicine wants to overhaul Graduate Medical Education.

Graduate Medical Education receives more government support than any other profession, but is the money being used effectively? The Institute of Medicine just released a report to answer this question. Since the creation of the Medicare and Medicaid programs in 1965, the public has provided tens of billions of dollars to fund graduate medical education [...]

Integrating Behavioral Health with Primary Care: A case study

Integrating Behavioral Health with Primary Care: A case study

Everyone in the Mental Health field knows that one of our biggest problems is the shortage of trained mental health professionals, and trying to find solutions to this shortage is a main concern. Jacqueline Fellows recently wrote an article for HealthLeaders Media about the Carolinas HealthCare System’s attempt at one solution by integrating a behavioral [...]

Are employed doctors better off?

Are employed doctors better off?

Is working for a hospital less of a headache than running a private practice? That’s the answer Medscape was trying to find out with the Medscape Employed Physicians Report 2014. To present their findings, they produced a wonderful slide presentation on their website with the help of Leslie Kane, their Editorial Director.  More than 4600 doctors told us [...]

 74 percent of physicians would choose their specialty again

74 percent of physicians would choose their specialty again

According to a recent survey conducted by Sermo, the majority of the physicians would choose their speciality again if they had start their careers over.   The top 3 specialties which would choose their speciality again were Orthopedics (87%), Psychiatry (86%), and Oncology (86%). According to the survey OB/GYN were less likely to choose that [...]

Tips to Navigate the H-1B Visa Cap for Medical Providers

Tips to Navigate the H-1B Visa Cap for Medical Providers

Do you hire medical providers from other countries? Do you know how to navigate the H-1B Visa Cap? Attorney Ann Badmus has written a great article on ezinearticles.com to help point you in the right direction. According to Badmus, Up to 65,000 H-1B visas for new employment may be issued each fiscal year (FY) for [...]

Malpractice total payouts amounts increased for the first time since 2003

Malpractice total payouts amounts increased for the first time since 2003

Malpractice total payouts amounts increased for the first time since 2003, according to an analysis done by Deiderich Healthcare. They used data recorded by the National Practitioner Data Bank during 2013. In actual dollars, the increase in 2013 was $168 million more than 2012 (a 4.7% increase), which is close to the amounts of payouts [...]

Getting ready for the Mental Health Job Interview

Getting ready for the Mental Health Job Interview

The resumes have been sent, phone calls made, and now the time for the face to face meeting has arrived. We naturally want to put our best foot forward and show them they we are the best candidate for the job. Right? Not so fast. Since we looking to build our mental health career, we [...]

How does your state measure up on behavioral health?

How does your state measure up on behavioral health?

New Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Report Tracks the Behavioral Health of America. The “National Behavioral Health Barometer” (Barometer) provides data about key indicators of behavioral health problems such as rates of serious mental illness, suicidal thoughts, substance abuse, underage drinking, and the percentages of people seeking treatment for these disorders. The [...]

Nurse Practitioners, what do you think?

Nurse Practitioners, what do you think?

As the demand for providers grows, the role of Nurse Practitioners continues to be debated in the healthcare system. This report from Becker’s Hospital Review is a good summary of the various positions and public sentiments regarding those roles.  It is clear that we are continuing to work through the best way to incorporate these [...]