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Why Doesn't Medical Care Get Better When Doctors Rest More?

Why Doesn't Medical Care Get Better When Doctors Rest More? | Doctoring | Scoop.it
In 2011, first-year residents were limited to sixteen-hour shifts, rather than the thirty hours previously allowed. But more sleep might make them worse doctors.
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"would you prefer a rested doctor who does not know you or a tired doctor who does?"

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More Doctors Steer Clear of Medicare

More Doctors Steer Clear of Medicare | Doctoring | Scoop.it
Fewer American doctors are treating patients enrolled in the Medicare health program for seniors, reflecting frustration with its payment rates and pushback against mounting rules, according to health experts.
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John Hsieh's curator insight, August 13, 2013 2:42 AM

Interesting headline, but need to dig deeper into the numbers...see related scoop

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Dementia Test Tweaked For Gen X: Hirohito Out, Oprah In : NPR

Dementia Test Tweaked For Gen X: Hirohito Out, Oprah In : NPR | Doctoring | Scoop.it
People famous to one generation may be unknown to another. Getting an accurate diagnosis of dementia for younger patients may require a test that includes the faces of younger celebrities, researchers say.
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Medicare Uncovered: How many doctors still take Medicare?

Medicare Uncovered: How many doctors still take Medicare? | Doctoring | Scoop.it
How many doctors are really refusing to treat Medicare patients? It’s a simple enough question. But it’s also one of many politically charged questions in healthcare, and politics makes for elusive answers.
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John Hsieh's curator insight, August 13, 2013 2:44 AM

"Most doctors are still taking Medicare..." is not as sexy of a headline (see related scoop)

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10 things you need to give up to become a doctor | Doc eat doc

10 things you need to give up to become a doctor | Doc eat doc | Doctoring | Scoop.it
The path to becoming a doctor is easy if you're prepared to give up the following 10 things!
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