Category Archives: Physician workloads

Crumbling Boundaries Between Patients and Doctors

Connecting with patients has taken on new urgency as physicians are now judged on their ability to make patients happy, via satisfaction surveys like the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS). But as any experienced physician knows, relaxing … Continue reading

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Psychiatrists Like Working in Integrated Care Teams

A survey of psychiatrists participating in integrated care teams report high satisfaction with their work. They describe that a collaborative care model allows them to leverage their expertise to reach a large number of patients in a variety of practice … Continue reading

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Increased Doctor Workloads Can Compromise Patient Safety

A survey published in JAMA Internal Medicine, revealed that 40 percent of doctors believe that the number of patients that visited them over a period of one month often exceeded safe levels. 36 percent of these doctors reported a frequency … Continue reading

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