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  1. Pharmaceutical company taps former FDA gastroenterology director

    Pharmaceutical company Jaguar Health added Andrew Mulberg, MD, former deputy director of the division of gastroenterology and inborn errors products at the FDA, as a consultant. 
  2. Physician burnout by practice setting

    Fifty-seven percent of physicians practicing in outpatient clinics reported experiencing burnout, according to Medscape's 2023 "U.S. Physician Burnout and Depression Report."
  3. What would help physicians with burnout?

    Forty-five percent of physicians said increased compensation would help with burnout, according to Medscape's 2023 "U.S. Physician Burnout and Depression Report."

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  1. How are physicians coping with burnout?

    Sixty-three percent of physicians reported being burned out for 13 months or more, according to a survey published Jan. 27 by Medscape.
  2. ASC Administrator of the Week: Amy Noble, 'a dedicated leader'

    Amy Noble, practice administrator of the Center for Pain Control and Wyomissing Surgical Services, both in Wyomissing, Pa., is Becker's ASC Administrator of the Week.
  3. Leading factors of physician burnout

    Excessive numbers of bureaucratic tasks are the top cause of physician burnout for 2022, according to Medscape's "Physician Burnout and Depression Report" based on a survey of over 9,100 practicing physicians. 
  4. Female physicians face more burnout: Medscape

    Medscape's 2023 U.S. Physician Burnout and Depression Report found that female physicians experience higher levels of burnout than their male counterparts. 

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  1. 5 ASC moves in Florida

    Below are five ASC moves in Florida that Becker's has reported on since Nov. 15:
  2. Indianapolis physician suspended for 90 days

    Scott Mimms, MD, has had his physician license suspended by the Indiana licensing board for 90 days for malpractice allegations, FOX59 reported Jan. 26. 
  3. Physician specialties experiencing the most burnout

    Emergency medicine physicians top the list of specialists experiencing the most burnout, at 65 percent, according to Medscape's "Physician Burnout and Depression Report" in 2023, based on a survey of over 9,100 practicing physicians. 
  4. Santen to be recognized with award from Glaucoma Research Foundation

    Santen Pharmaceutical Co. will receive the Glaucoma Research Foundation's Catalyst Award, the organization's highest distinction. 

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  1. 4 Arizona ASC updates in 4 weeks

    Arizona is one of 10 states in the U.S. with more ASCs than hospitals. Here are four major updates from the state in the last four weeks. 
  2. 7 endoscopy updates

    Here are seven endoscopy updates Becker's has reported on since Jan. 3:
  3. Only 10 percent of counties have pediatric ophthalmologists, study says

    Only about 10 percent of counties in the U.S. have a pediatric ophthalmologist, according to a Jan. 26 report published in JAMA Ophthalmology. 
  4. 4 total joint replacement updates

    Here are four total joint replacement updates Becker's has reported on since Jan. 10:
  5. 13 new CEOs, presidents in January

    Here are 13 newly appointed presidents and CEOs reported by Becker's since Jan. 3:
  6. Press Ganey recognizes top ASCs for patient experience in 2022

    Press Ganey recognized 12 ASCs that rate in the 95th percentile nationwide for patient experience. 
  7. Top ASC procedures as a percentage of total Medicare payments

    The top ASC procedure makes up 20.4 percent of total Medicare payments in 2022, according to a Jan. 26 report from VMG Health. 
  8. Pennsylvania in healthcare staffing 'crisis'

    A group of healthcare workers in Western Pennsylvania addressed state lawmakers this week, warning of a healthcare staffing crisis in the state, according to a Jan. 26 report from ABC affiliate WTAE.
  9. 18 fast facts about 6 of the largest ASC chains

    Here is an overview of the CEOs, number of locations and physicians of six large ASC chains.

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