New student enrollment down for health professions, clinical sciences in 2022

Nathan Tucker by Becker’s Hospital Review U.S. workers and professionals are considering alternative options to formal higher education, and the number of students seeking degrees in healthcare reflects the downward trend of overall college enrollment. College enrollment continues to decline, down 1.1 percent overall from 2021 to 2022, marking a two-year decline of 3.2 percent…

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Mayo Clinic’s EHR training increased clinicians’ EHR proficiency

By Naomi Diaz for Becker’s Hospital Review Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic’s EHR training program increased user confidence and proficiency in the EHR, according to a July 7 study published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. The program, dubbed reBoot Camp, was offered from April 2018 through June 2020. The program was designed to…

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10 specialties with the most physicians at $5M+ net worth

By Patsy Newitt for Becker’s Hospital Review Plastic surgery is the specialty with the most physicians most likely to report net worth exceeding $5 million, according to Medscape’s “Physician Wealth & Debt Report 2021.” The report, released June 10, includes responses from 13,000 physicians in more than 29 specialties. The 10 specialties: Plastic surgery: 26 percent Orthopedics:…

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Physicians with their own practices are more satisfied with EHRs, study finds

By Giles Bruce for Becker’s Hospital Review Physicians who own their practices are more satisfied with their electronic health records than physicians who don’t, an April 21 investigation in JAMA Network Open found. The researchers looked at 1,368 responses to the 2019 National Electronic Health Records Survey and found that 68.1 percent of respondents in physician-owned practices reported…

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Study Finds Female Docs Spend More Time on Documentation

From For the Record Magazine athenahealth, Inc, a provider of network-enabled software and services for medical groups and health systems nationwide, announced research insights that show significant differences in both patient interaction and appointment documentation practices between female and male clinicians. Female clinicians across specialties and clinical roles see fewer patients per week and spend…

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