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Doctors beware: There’s a $400,000 target on your back [PODCAST]

“President Joe Biden recently signaled that a multi-trillion-dollar spending plan for our country should be paid for by the rich corporations and wealthy individual Americans who make over $ 400,000. Doctors fit the latter category and should tune in. Beyond the government, the unique qualities of doctors make us a target for many who want… Read More »

Doctors Harness the Power of Human Connections

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story Doctors Harness the Power of Human Connections Social medicine programs, which often encourage patients to engage with other people, can help address dementia, isolation and more. Socializing can help dementia patients improve their cognition and quality of life.Credit…Sammy Jo Hester/The Daily Herald,… Read More »

Telehealth Update from J.D. Power, Amwell, Cigna, GoodRx, and a Trio of Smart Doctors

In the first six months of the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth was a “bright spot in the ‘new normal,’” according to a report from J.D. Power, Telehealth Patient Satisfaction Surges During Pandemic but Barriers to Access Persist. But as the report’s title asserts, most telehealth users experienced obstacles to accessing and using virtual care platforms that… Read More »

F-1 Doctors help international students to U.S. med schools

Many were first alarmed and then relieved when the administration announced and then canceled COVID-related plans to send international students home if their classes were being offered online. For all these reasons, a key feature of the program is the mentorship component, which pairs international students with personal advisers who know the challenges they’re facing.… Read More »