National Doctors’ Day – Time for Doctors to Take an Rx (or 3)!

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Doctors:

It’s time to take a day off, kick back and relax. (Unless you’re scheduled to work. Or unless you’re on call. Or unless I get sick. Or unless my kid gets sick. Or unless there’s an emergency.)

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Seriously though, while you are relaxing (or working) pat yourself on the back. And pat your colleagues on their backs too.

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Between all of the medical school work, residencies, fellowships, patients, and lives forever impacted, you absolutely deserve a few Rx’s of appreciation and thanks.

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We hope you enjoy it. We thank you. And while we might not look forward to our next appointment with you, we do hope to see you around!

Happy Doctors’ Day from all of us at Soliant!

 

For the doctors who want to expand their horizons, start a new career adventure by working in locum tenens. Check out our open opportunities here to take the first step!

Copy for Rx notes written by Kara Bosworth.

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Peer Support for Physicians: Why You Need It and Where to Find It

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peer support groupThere are so many stressors included in the day to day work of a physician. Being responsible for making critical decisions, losing patients, long hours, limited resources, and managing support staff are just a few of the things that weigh heavy on physicians’ minds. It is easy to feel isolated and anxious, often without anyone in immediate contact who understands what goes on in the course of your day. Finding peer support is important for all physicians to help handle feelings of stress, anxiety, and a range of other emotions. Continue reading “Peer Support for Physicians: Why You Need It and Where to Find It”

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Handling a Challenging Flu Season

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flu seasonUnless you’re living under a rock, you’ve certainly heard that this flu season is one of the worst in recent history. With widespread cases of influenza in virtually every state, all at the same time, health care providers everywhere are fighting to stay on top of the heavy patient load they are facing with this epidemic. This creates a stressful situation for both physicians, nurses, support staff, and patients.

So how do you handle such a challenging flu season? While you likely can’t avoid feeling the strain, there are some things that you can do to help protect your patients and yourself from further spreading illness. Continue reading “Handling a Challenging Flu Season”

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5 Things to do During Residency to Prepare Yourself for Practice

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physician residencyThe years of residency may seem like they will never end, but while the days may seem long, the years will fly by. Before you know it, you’ll be ready to take on your first position as a physician. You should take care during your residency to begin preparing for the next phase of your career. Not only should you be trying to soak up as much knowledge and experience as possible, but also start to lay the groundwork for the next steps in your future as a physician. Continue reading “5 Things to do During Residency to Prepare Yourself for Practice”

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Improving Patient Wait Times

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patient wait timesPatient satisfaction is important to any practice, and often that satisfaction begins with a clock that starts ticking the moment they walk in the door. Just as your time is important to you, your patients’ time is important to them, and you want to do everything in your power to make them feel as if that time is respected by your practice.

One of the biggest complaints that most of the general public has when visiting any physician is the time spent waiting for their appointment. While there are always emergencies and issues that arise, with some best practices in place, you can reduce wait times and leave the majority of your patients feeling more satisfied with their appointment. Continue reading “Improving Patient Wait Times”

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Four Ways Patient Engagement Software Can Help Physicians Provide Better Care

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patient engagement softwareTechnology has made its way into everyone’s home and business, and there is no exception for the health care industry. With cutting edge technology changing the way that we diagnose patients, the health care industry as a whole is embracing new tech with open arms. Patient engagement software is just one way that physicians and other medical professionals can use technology to improve the level of patient care and make office visits more efficient. Here are four ways that patient engagement software might be able to take your office’s performance to the next level. Continue reading “Four Ways Patient Engagement Software Can Help Physicians Provide Better Care”

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