Locums Digest is Locumpedia’s roundup of hot topics, top stories, and social media posts of interest to the locum tenens and medical communities. Subscribe to our newsletter to receive Locums Digest before it’s published here. Locum Tenens [...] Read more
Overwhelmed by the number of coronavirus patients who died on her watch, Dr. Lorna Breen, an emergency medicine physician at New York Presbyterian Hospital, took her own life. Tragically, her dedication and despair pushed her […]
This is the second of a six-part series about lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic, inspired by a conversation with Interim Physicians Medical Director Ken Teufel, MD. Lesson #2: While not a replacement for in-person [...] Read more
This is the first of a six-part series about lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic, inspired by a conversation with Interim Physicians Medical Director Ken Teufel, MD. Lesson #1: We need to build greater flexibility into our healthcare [...] Read more
You're probably familiar with the flight attendant safety instruction to "secure your own oxygen mask before helping children or others needing assistance with theirs," should the air pressure drop suddenly during your flight. The idea [...] Read more
Before the coronavirus outbreak leading to devastating COVID-19 infections, telemedicine struggled to become more than a niche industry. Hampered by government restrictions and reimbursement issues, telemedicine was never fully embraced by most doctors, patients, or […]
As if the nonstop COVID-19 news cycle isn’t enough to send anxiety levels off the charts, many pandemic-related headlines seem almost designed to strike fear: “‘Terrified’ Package Delivery Employees Are Going to Work Sick,” “NY […]
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