The Big Picture

5 Things All Vascular Specialists Should Be Concerned About in US Health Care

Cardiology Today's Intervention, January/February 2019
Christopher J. White, MD, MSCAI, FACC, FAHA, FESC, FACP
Vascular interventionalists face pressure from many fronts in today’s U.S. health care environment. The challenges are physical, financial…

Rheumatology and Burnout: Causes, Concerns and Hope

Healio Rheumatology, January 2019
Leonard H. Calabrese
The topic of burnout in medicine is certainly at the top of everyone’s list of critical issues. Consequently, we thought it timely that Healio
Cover Story

Burnout, Not Otherwise Specified: Defining, Addressing Rheumatologist Burnout

Healio Rheumatology, January 2019
Across the country, practicing physicians are experiencing increasing levels of burnout, and rheumatologists are no different, according to national…

Burnout impairs orthopedists’ ability to care for patients, avoid errors

Orthopedics Today, October 2018
With 54% of American physicians reporting burnout, the topic consistently comes to the forefront of discussion. During a New England Journal of

Natural language processing and the practice of hematology/oncology

HemOnc Today, August 10, 2018
John Sweetenham, MD
I will be in clinic the morning after I write this. Like most Tuesday mornings, I have a full schedule and need to stay close to being on time, given…

ID clinicians experience burnout but may be spared some root causes

Infectious Disease News, July 2018
In a sample of 1,145 physicians in the Cleveland Clinic Health System, more than one-third met the criteria for burnout, which researchers…
Cover Story

As oncology workforce ages, need for objective assessment of competency increases

HemOnc Today, May 25, 2018
Although members of some professions — including pilots, air traffic controllers and certain judges — face mandatory retirement ages…

Don’t give up the day job

HemOnc Today, February 10, 2018
John Sweetenham, MD
Anyone who has been reading the peer-reviewed oncology literature or publications like HemOnc Today will be familiar with the increasing problem of…

The contagiousness of burnout

HemOnc Today, January 25, 2018
Mark Hyde, PhD, PA-C
Is professional burnout contagiously moving through the ranks of oncology professionals? A HemOnc Today cover story in February 2017 announced the…

Rheumatology, Managed Care and Burnout

Healio Rheumatology, November 2017
Leonard H. Calabrese, DO
I recently chaired a CME program in Chicago, where I asked a polling question about which “obstacle” was the greatest impediment for…