What doctors wish patients knew about the COVID-19 Omicron variant
The quick speed of the SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant’s spread has left many patients with questions. One infectious disease physician aims to clear things up.
What doctors wish patients knew about COVID-19 vaccine boosters
Patients have been left with more questions than answers about vaccine boosters, especially as the Omicron variant spreads. One physician clears the air.
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Q&A: What’s next for Dr. Gary Kaplan after stepping down as CEO
Gary S. Kaplan, MD, stepped down as CEO at Virginia Mason Franciscan Health at the end of the year. His work to boost health care quality and safety won’t stop.
Why talk of AI’s transforming health care is premature
Before augmented intelligence (AI) claims credit for remaking medicine, it must prove that it’s helping and not harming patients or introducing bias.
What is joy in medicine? It’s about more than beating burnout
For The Permanente Medical Group, joy and meaning in medicine is about attending to the spectrum of professional fulfillment with guidance from doctors.
8 doctors leading the charge in fighting physician burnout
Learn about the chief wellness officers (CWOs) using innovative approaches to battle physician burnout and enhance well-being amid COVID-19.
How health systems rise to meet challenges in pandemic’s 2nd year
Efforts to ensure vaccine uptake, battle burnout and drive the future of medicine have characterized the work of these outstanding health systems.
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