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More Surgical Robots Are Being Used

Artificial intelligence and robotic surgeries are the future of health care. These technologies can automate new tasks, and we are making more of them, faster, better, and cheaper than ever before. At present, about ...

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Survey Shows Majority of Healthcare Providers See Gun Violence as Public Threat

Medscape Medical News surveyed healthcare providers and 65% said they see gun violence as a public threat, but many said they are not at all prepared to discuss gun safety with patients.

Of 462 total respondents, 72%...
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Doctors Are Targets Of Cyberattacks

This article is from AMA Wire. Physicians, overwhelmingly, are finding themselves the target of cyberattacks that disrupt their practices and put patient safety at risk.

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U.S Health Care System Makes Native Americans Feel Invisible

According to NPR, the life expectancy of Native Americans in some states is 20 years shorter than the national average. There are a number of reasons why this is.

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Are Computer Skills Needed To Be A Competent Doctor?

This article was written by Colin Dwyer on NPR.

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Telemedicine: A Digital Tool Connecting Clinicians And Patients

This article was featured on wired.com and written by Robbie Gonzalez. NO one knew exactly when the girl would die, but everyone knew it would be soon. A 12-year-old with end stage cancer, the child's parents had...

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Should Doctors Talk To Patients About Gun Violence?

This article written by Modern Healthcare brings up a tough topic to discuss. According to one of the nation's leading medical journals, Doctors need to take a more active role in addressing guns and gun violence...

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Doctors Want Stricter Ethical Standards On Plastic Surgery Videos

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New Physicians Are In High Demand

According to Merritt Hawkins data, 76% of Primary care residents received 50 or more job solicitations during their medical training while 55% received 100 or more. Solicitations for MDs included phone calls, emails,...

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The Future of Medicine Will Be Shaped By Physician Leaders

This post was contributed by Jennifer Hanscom, CEO of the Washington State Medical Association and a board member of the Physicians Foundation.

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