The weight of hefty student loans often triggers a “pay-it-off-at-all-costs” mindset among physicians. This is admirable, but such a rush to become debt-free can often overlook the nuances and potential opportunity costs of student loan repayment.
Living and working in Steubenville, Ohio, is about more than just a job — it’s about experiencing a different pace of life, immersing oneself in a warm and welcoming community, and having the opportunity to provide high-quality healthcare to a diverse range of patients.
Emergency Medicine Workforce Podcast: Can EM groups scale AND maintain personal relationships?
There are so many upsides to scaling an emergency medicine business – better managed care rates, more streamlined standard procedures, and better pricing on billing to name a few. But the potential downside of a big ED practice is a loss of personal touch with the patients and pressure to meet investors’ demands…
Our hospitals are under more duress than ever before, making the smooth flow of patients between Emergency Departments and inpatient units even more vital. A mutual peer review process can and should be a part of a Joint Operating Committee, or “JOC”, which is a broader platform for both specialties to share ideas and discuss how to improve flow, quality, and patient experience.
A collegial, collaborative peer review process is an important piece of the quality program in any hospital or healthcare system. This committee is developed with assistance from the leadership team, will create an educational experience for all committee members, and serves to provide continuous education for our physicians and APPs with the result being a safer patient experience.