- Hospitalists: Rising Stars. Tull, Karen // LocumLife;Feb2007, Vol. 2 Issue 8, p18
The article offers observation on the growing popularity of hospital medicine as the fastest-rising medical specialty in the U.S. It notes that hospitalists are physicians whose primary professional focus is the general medical care of hospitalized patients. The demand for hospitalists is...
- Locum tenens stays local: An internist balances work and family. Henderson, Susan J. // LocumLife;May2006, Vol. 1 Issue 11, p14
Presents tips to engaging in a locum tenens practice. Reasons for engaging in locum tenens practice; Benefits offered by locum tenens practice such as flexibility and control of schedule; Challenges facing locum tenens physicians including payment of more taxes and planning own retirement and...
- Using Updates to Ease Your Workday and Your Mind. Vaccaro, Pamela J. // Family Practice Management;Nov2004, Vol. 11 Issue 10, p84
Focuses on the usefulness of simple medical updates for patients and physicians. Relief from stress and worry; Time savings; Reduction of conflicts.
- GPs miss out on vaccine target pay. Wilkinson, Emma // Pulse;3/29/2004, Vol. 64 Issue 13, p13
Reports on the increasing number of general practitioner physicians (GP) in Great Britain who miss out on vaccine target wages according to study findings. Factors attributed to the trend according to observers; Actions taken by policy-makers in Scotland to address the concern.
- Workload pressure: 'GPs are very busy and getting busier' // Pulse;3/29/2004, Vol. 64 Issue 13, p14
Reports on the increasing workload pressure of general practice physicians (GP) in Great Britain according to the results of the General Household survey. Comparison of statistics from 2000 to 2004; Types of consultations.
- Evolving practitioners in the 21st century. // Pharmaceutical Representative;Apr2005, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p52
Part I. Discusses the changing demographics of the 21st century physician, differences between older and younger physicians, projections of physician shortages and surpluses, major categories of nonphysician clinicians, and several key issues affecting physician practices. Comparison of the...
- How do your charts rates? Weiss, Gail Garfinkel // Medical Economics;2/17/2006, Vol. 83 Issue 4, p58
The article focuses on the importance for physicians to develop documentation standards for their practice and to arrange for annual charts audits so that they can identify problems and take necessary remedial action. Physicians must monitor the patient's vital signs and other measurements for...
- Scottish GPs to train for longer. Davies, Edward // GP: General Practitioner;6/14/2004, p3
Prospective General Practitioners (GPs) in Scotland could face two years of extra training following a report from the Scottish Executive. The report, 'Securing Future Practice', effectively recommends that an extra year as a GP registrar and a 'transitional year' in practice would better equip...
- Check competence when you delegate. Colbrook, Paul // Pulse;8/6/2005, Vol. 65 Issue 31, p24
Provides guidelines for an effective delegation of tasks to team members in practices in Great Britain. Importance for general practitioners (GP) to comply with General Medical Council guidance and ensure the person to whom they delegate is qualified and competent; Need for a GP to pass on...