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Dr. Sandeep Jauhar: Why Doctors Hate Being Doctors

In a survey of 12,000 physicians, only 6% described their morale as positive.

American physicians are increasingly unhappy with their once-vaunted profession, and that malaise is bad for their patients.

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Physician Discusses New Hydrocodone Restrictions

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will soon enforce tighter restrictions on certain kinds of prescription pills that contain hydrocodone.

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Dr. Evan Levine: Throwing Away Billions-Our Broken Healthcare System

If you blame Obamacare for the awful defects in our healthcare system, you are indeed na´ve, since any cost-effectiveness or fairness in our system disintegrated long before Barack Obama, or even George W, came to office. I am not a partisan person. I have voted as often for a Republican candidate as for a Democratic one. Given the current character of our healthcare system, I would not advise most to enter the field of medicine, until they have a real understanding of their bleak future.

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70% of Physicians Spend More Than One Day a Week on Paperwork
Successful patient engagement requires that physicians have adequate time and space to focus on care. However, 70% of physicians are spending more than one day a week on paperwork instead of patient care, according to the 2014 Practice Profitability Index (PPI). In addition to the overwhelming paperwork, nearly one-quarter of physicians (23%) spend more than 40% of their time on administration.
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