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Is Telehealth the New Normal?

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, overall Telehealth adoption in the United States was slow. Overnight, our healthcare landscape shifted, and new regulations were executed. To close the gaps in care and abide by social distancing regulations, communities turned to Telehealth resources for care support.

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10 Ways to Celebrate Doctors’ Day at Your Facility or Practice

National Doctors’ Day, celebrated on March 30th, is just around the corner. Given the past year, it is more important than ever to recognize physicians for their hard work and dedication to your organization and their community. If you have not yet firmed up your Doctors’ Day festivities, take heart. You can implement many of the following suggestions quickly and easily, and there is something to fit everyone’s budget and bandwidth. Even if your agenda for the day has been set, some of these ideas are straightforward and fun; you may opt to add them to your existing plans.

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5 Simple Steps for Healthcare Leaders to Successfully ‘Turn Off’

As a healthcare executive, you are responsible for day-to-day operations at your hospital, health system, practice, or clinic, ensuring each department functions efficiently on its own and jointly with others. Because you oversee matters key to your organization’s success—from hiring permanent staff to developing programs and planning budgets—disengaging from your job when the workday ends can be difficult.

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Battle Stress and Physician Burnout with 5 Tips

“Burnout,” a state of emotional, physical, and mental exhaustion, plagues medical professionals worldwide. According to Medscape’s 2018 National Physician Burnout & Depression Report, 42 percent of physician respondents experience burnout. Unfortunately, this high level of stress often begins in medical school, intensifying as a physician’s career progresses.

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In Recognition of National Doctors’ Day

March 30 marks the annual celebration of doctors across the United States. Although we are always appreciative of the commitments and achievements of our practicing physicians, this year, it means a little more.

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6 Helpful Resources for Medical Professionals

The healthcare landscape is constantly shifting and evolving. During the COVID-19 pandemic, we are seeing even more drastic changes. As facilities and medical professionals grapple with the increased demand for services, we would like to offer resources to help during the uncertainty. Read on to explore six websites that can educate and empower healthcare leaders and physicians as they work to combat the spread of the coronavirus.

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COVID-19 Response

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the world faces uncertainty. We recognize our vital duty to support both our healthcare leaders and our medical providers. We understand the severity of this pandemic. Our priority is to help hospitals and medical professionals safely deliver quality patient care amid the physician shortage.

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4 Tech Trends to Tap Into

As the healthcare landscape shifts toward value-based care and embraces pricing transparency, it’s imperative for facility leaders to keep up with the best tools to enhance patient care. Technology has helped make a variety of innovative moves, each one propelling new, positive changes in the field. Today, we have rounded up four important articles highlighting tech trends worth tapping into.

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Honoring Hospitalists, Our Innovative Physicians

In 1996, the term “hospitalist,” defined as an inpatient physician who coordinates care for hospitalized patients, appeared for the first time in the New England Journal of Medicine. Since then, hospitalist has swiftly become the fastest-growing medical specialty, and hospitalists have made significant contributions to the everchanging healthcare landscape.

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10 Things to Love About Lebanon, NH

New Hampshire has consistently been ranked as one of the best places to live and work in the United States. With no income or sales tax, this state, and Lebanon in particular, offers the added benefits of being a beautiful area that combines history, industry, and business. Oh, and did we mention there’s a current position available through Optimum Permanent Placement?