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paperwork for doctors
2014-10-26 03:00:59

The average U.S. doctor spends 16.6 percent of his or her working hours on non-patient-related paperwork, time that might otherwise be spent caring for patients. And the more time doctors spend on such bureaucratic tasks, the unhappier they are about having chosen medicine as a career.

2014-10-22 23:10:06

Tenured UK physician and life sciences and regenerative medicine advocate, Dr.

2014-08-04 12:55:09

Demand for general practice appointments is rising rapidly, and in an attempt to deal with this, many practices have introduced systems of telephone triage.

2014-07-03 11:22:58

The majority of GPs in a survey carried out by The BMJ say their workload has soared in the past year because of their patients' financial hardship under new government rules for receiving benefits.

2014-06-24 23:17:14

Medorizon has helped a number of providers in all specialty with joining an ACO.

2014-05-22 12:21:02

Improving family doctor access during standard working hours might be better for reducing out of hours service use than extending the opening times of GP surgeries.

2014-05-13 08:32:19

Created in collaboration with UC San Diego School of Medicine faculty, new online educational program readies experienced doctors for vacant primary care positions nationwide SAN DIEGO,

2014-04-18 12:32:35

The pass mark for a two-part test that international medical graduates must pass to work as a doctor in the UK should be raised to reduce differences in performance between international and UK medical graduates.

2014-02-25 23:30:37

Less than 10% of clinicians routinely refer to specialists that they don’t know.

2013-11-22 23:03:59

Government initiatives are set to increase the accessibility of GPs, particularly in regional areas.


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