Stop Physician Burnout – Doctors and Money – End the Worrying Now

By Dike Drummond MD, CEO TheHappyMD.com Stop Physician Burnout – how to eliminate money worries and deal with money problems in a single step (Download the Quick Take and Action Plan Here) Financial worries are stressful enough to be an actual cause of physician burnout for many doctors. In this short video let me show …Read the full article

Our Top 5 Career Articles of 2017

As the physician burnout epidemic grows, so too does your readership of the dedicated burnout expert Dike Drummond, MD. Taking three of the top five spots this year, his advice has helped many though 2017. In addition to burnout advice, this year you, our readers, were clearly interested in the hard facts of medical practice: …Read the full article

Best Books of 2017

As we approach the end of the calendar year, we would like to share with you a collection of books which come highly recommended by columnist Jeffrey Benabio, MD. Perhaps they will inspire you to treat yourself this holiday season. In this month’s column, I am providing my recommendations of what I consider were the …Read the full article

EHR Best Practices: Education & Training are Key

A new user-satisfaction survey conducted by KLAS has led to the creation of an informative list of best practices for EHR use. Here we provide an excerpt of the overview by EHR Intelligence. As part of its most recent survey, researchers collected data from 7,609 physicians and EHR users to benchmark, share best practices, and …Read the full article

Taking Charge of Your Online Reputation

It appears to be an unavoidable trend that life is increasingly experienced online. The medical field has not escaped this digital shift, and the sooner physicians begin to embrace it, the better. That’s at least according to Deanna Attai, MD. AMA Wire reports: Physicians have long counted on their patients to tell friends what good …Read the full article

Physician Burnout Bibliography and Comprehensive Reference Library

By Dike Drummond MD, CEO TheHappyMD.com The National Academy of Medicine just published the first discussion paper from their Action Collaborative on Clinician Wellbeing and Resilience And it contains a hidden bonus for all Quadruple Aim savvy change agents. It is a wide-ranging summary of the issue of Physician Burnout and its negative effects on …Read the full article

Physicians Can Cook as Part of Their Careers, But Guidelines are Not Cookbooks

A February 2016 article on PubMed titled, “What Is Culinary Medicine and What Does It Do?” defines Culinary medicine as a, “new evidence-based field in medicine that blends the art of food and cooking with the science of medicine.” Recently, the Michigan State University Extension program announced that Spectrum Health has launched a new Culinary …Read the full article

What To Do When Patients Report Medical Errors

Despite our best efforts, medical errors do happen. In fact, 40% of Americans have reported having an experience with medical errors in a recent survey. Here, Frontline Medical News details the top 10 most common medical errors. More than 40% of adults have either experienced a medical error or been involved in the care of …Read the full article

How to Give a Good Talk

Later this year in Palm Springs, health care professionals will gather for TEDMED: a health and medicine edition of the world-famous TED conferences. The goal of TEDMED is to bridge, “the gap between science and the public by finding and sharing stories that inform, inspire, engage and provoke action across a broad, passionate community.” Here …Read the full article

Stop Physician Burnout – Delegate Your Punch List

This is the third and final article in a 3-part series. By Dike Drummond MD, CEO TheHappyMD.com Stop Physician Burnout – Delegate Your Punch List for the shortest path to a better quality of life You know your Punch List … right? It is that to-do list of tasks to complete at home. Things like clean …Read the full article