The long hours most physicians work make an overbooked schedule almost inevitable.
For physicians, routine is a disguise.
A fantastic patient experience is important across healthcare, but it’s especially crucial for pediatricians.
Although Americans in general are known for not being great at taking vacations, doctors especially can find it hard to take time off. Schedules are busy, and with a finite number of appointment slots available, it’s difficult to finally unplug and take a well-deserved break. And while schedules may seem packed at all times throughout […]
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In my training as a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, I’ve learned to pay close attention to the details: I notice when my patients change their tone of voice, when the flow of their ideas shifts direction, or when they seem to enter a new emotional state. This focus on my patients is essential to doing my…
The United States is a rapidly diversifying nation. By the end of this century there may no longer be any ethnic majority in the United States. As doctor’s clientele continue to change, doctors may wonder, what will patients be looking for in their next doctor? With millions of searches and appointment bookings through Zocdoc each […]
The flu season is in full swing, and when it comes to prevention, you already know that the flu vaccine is one of the best solutions. Yet year after year patients, aren’t on keen on getting the vaccine. In fact, according to recent data by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), between 2014 […]
Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital, working with MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, have developed a machine learning tool to identify high-risk breast lesions that are likely to develop into cancer. By accurately predicting which biopsy-diagnosed, high-risk lesions are likely to become cancerous, the technology has the potential to reduce unnecessary surgeries by nearly […]