“Working in advocacy is a way to deal with burnout,” said Dr. Jessica Beard, a trauma surgeon at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia

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Recently, Evan Selinger and Arthur Caplan responded to an article in which Joel Zivot defended the use of telemedical technologies in informing patients and their families of dire news. Selinger and Caplan are probably right on the short term policy question

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Imagine there was a store where there were no prices on items, and you never knew what you’d pay until you’d picked out your purchases and were leaving the shop. You might be skeptical that the store would have any incentive to offer reasonable prices

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Now she wants to change how doctors perceive their patients

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“The allegiance of a health provider is really irrelevant if they’re providing health care,” our Leonard Rubenstein comments, “A doctor or a nurse is ethically supposed to provide care for everyone.”

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Beyond Legalization

May 31, 2018

Dilemma physicians confront regarding aid in dying.

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Redesigning Maternal Care

April 24, 2018

Sweeping changes in medical practice could improve the dismal U.S. rate of maternal deaths and near-deaths, an influential doctors’ group says

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Laurie Scudder interviews with Anna Goddu and our Mary Catherine Beach. Could the electronic health record (EHR)—specifically, the notes written by clinicians about their patients—be another way in which clinicians may unwittingly transmit bias to each other?

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