How Perceived Physician Leadership Behavior Affects Physician Satisfaction
- Passion required. Farrell, Liam // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);4/5/2008, Vol. 336 Issue 7647, p776
The author reflects on a lack of passion which is seen in medicine and in medical journals such as the "Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin". He suggests that physicians are not robots or automatons and respond to the heart as well as the head. He argues that medical journals should not only contain...
- Prescribing "placebo treatments": results of national survey of US internists and rheumatologists. Tilburt, Jon C.; Emanuel, Ezekiel J.; Kaptchuk, Ted J.; Curlin, Farr A.; Miller, Franklin G. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/8/2008, Vol. 337 Issue 7678, p1097
Objective To describe the attitudes and behaviours regarding placebo treatments, defined as a treatment whose benefits derive from positive patient expectations and not from the physiological mechanism of the treatment itself. Design Cross sectional mailed survey. Setting Physicians' clinical...
- Making acquired physician practices profitable. Bolinger, James E.; Hough, Douglas E. // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Feb97, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p67
Presents the result of the 1995 survey of practice acquisition activity conducted by Healthcare Financial Management and Physician Services of America. Reasons for acquired physician practices could be unprofitable; Benefits as barriers to integration; Development of a strategic vision;...
- Things you do that nettle your staff. Huerta, Judith M. // Medical Economics;01/26/98, Vol. 75 Issue 2, p59
Provides suggestions for physicians to improve their relationship with their staff. Regular staff meetings and assiduously open communication; Why listening to staff and soliciting feedback is crucial to a successful practice.
- Old traditions, new realities. // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;12/5/94, Vol. 68 Issue 23, p22
Discusses the efforts of physicians for survival. Impact of accelerating marketplace changes; Overabundance of specialists as a major flaw of the current delivery system; Physicians as small businessmen; Perceptions on physicians as gatekeepers; Benefit of the reconfiguration of the health care...
- 60 seconds to a more powerful vocabulary. Forster, Jeff // Patient Care;3/30/1995, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p15
Editorial. Advises physicians to communicate with their patients, reassure them and lift their spirits.
- The surprising lesson of my own illness. Berman, Joel C. // Medical Economics;10/09/95, Vol. 72 Issue 19, p113
Presents an account on the experience of a family physician at being the patient. Appreciation of good health; Confirmation of pneumonia; Description of home confinement; Effects of sensory deprivation; Defects of the frenetic lifestyle; Benefits from the illness; Thoughts on the resumption of...
- Satisfaction in generalist care: An individualist approach. Stafford, Mark A. // Motivation & Emotion;Sep95, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p217
Looks at physician dissatisfaction with primary care practice. Examination of reasons for physician dissatisfaction; Suggestions for physicians to adapt to primary care practice.
- Between docs: Too much discounting? Long, Patricia; Mason, Michael // Health (Time Inc. Health);Mar/Apr94, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p18
Reports on the treatment arrangement among physicians. Ethical obligation for members of the American Medical Association to treat fellow physicians for free; Study of internist Mark Levy on the ethics of such arrangement; Social implication of such arrangement.