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Your Career in Healthcare is a series of informative programs that will help you make the most of your career.

Your Career in Healthcare is a series of informative programs that will help you make the most of your career.
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Your Career in Healthcare is a series of informative programs that will help you make the most of your career.

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Evolving Roles for Physician Assistants: AAPA's Optimal Team Practice Guidelines

10/30/2017
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Host: Tim Rush Guest: Gail Curtis In May 2017, the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) House of Delegates approved a new policy, referred to as the Optimal Team Practice Guidelines. These guidelines were intended to expand access to care and better fit the PA profession to the current healthcare marketplace. What does this policy mean for the physician assistant field in terms of patient care, how will they collaborate with physicians, and what new career opportunities will...

Duration: 00:11:00


Improving Patient Care through Health & Nursing Informatics

7/23/2017
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Host: Tim Rush Guest: Teresa MacGregor PhD, ARNP Guest: Roberta Christopher, EdD, MSN, ARNP, NE-BC, CHTS-CP Federal regulations requiring the implementation of electronic health records (EHRs) spurred the need for the healthcare industry to assess processes and employee skill sets relative to maintaining proper electronic records and improving patient care and safety outcomes. As a healthcare professional, it's likely that your job is affected every day by tasks or information related...

Duration: 00:18:30


Road Warrior Physician: A How-To Guide for Locum Tenens

6/7/2017
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Host: Tim Rush Guest: Noel Lumpkin, MD Most doctors have heard of locum tenens, but very few actually know how it works. Dr. Noel Lumpkin, author of the book Road Warrior Physician, wants to change this awareness issue for physicians. Together with our host, Tim Rush, she will discuss the necessary steps, benefits, and career landscape for this decision, both for doctors and hospital systems.

Duration: 00:12:30


A Sailor's Life for Me: One Doctor's Quest to Live and Practice From a 40-Foot Sailboat

5/22/2017
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Host: Tim Rush Guest: Robin Mcalister Mangione, MD Host Tim Rush chats with Dr. Robin Mangione, a locum tenens physician with Weatherby Healthcare whose life on a sailboat allows her to take urgent care assignments wherever the sea takes her.

Duration: 00:13:00


Off Call: A Locum Tenens Doc's Career Pursuits In and Outside of Medicine

1/23/2017
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Host: Tim Rush Guest: Walter Boutwell Host Tim Rush chats with Dr. Walter Boutwell, a neonatologist from Montgomery, Alabama about his experience as a locum tenens doctor for the last 17 years, affording him the unique flexibility to participate in several medical missions and write works of speculative fiction.

Duration: 00:14:59


Northern Exposure: Practicing Medicine in Alaska

1/16/2017
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Host: Tim Rush Guest: Roxanne Richards, MD Many people dream of packing up their bags and moving to the Alaskan wilderness, but practicing medicine in Alaska comes with unique challenges. Host Tim Rush talks with Dr. Roxanne Richards, a Family Medicine Physician at Norton Sound Regional Health Outpatient Clinic in Nome, Alaska about her experience working as a Locum Tenens doctor in Alaska.

Duration: 00:16:00


Introducing Telepsychiatry: How Technology is Revolutionizing Mental Health Services

1/9/2017
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Host: Tim Rush Guest: Fred Moss, MD In today’s fast paced world, it can be hard for people to find time in their busy schedules for even the most accessible mainstays of psychological treatment, such as talking to a therapist. Dr. Fred Moss, a Board Certified Psychiatrist and practitioner in the emerging telepsychiatry field, is helping usher in a new response to this problem by utilizing virtual psychiatric services. Is this approach as effective as the in-person visit?

Duration: 00:15:00


From Residency to Locum Tenens: A Young Physician's Unique Career Path

9/7/2016
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Host: Tim Rush There is an expectation among many doctors finishing residency to seek and sign long term work contracts with hospitals and private practices. But for some, this particular career trajectory can feel limited and even restrictive to achieving work/life balance. Dr. Johnny Shen, a family practice physician trained in Houston, TX, investigated whether there could be another way. His discovery of locum tenens, normally considered "side work" within parts of the medical...

Duration: 00:16:59


The Doctor Will (Virtually) See You Now: Telemedicine's Rise in Health Care

8/29/2016
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Host: Tim Rush Guest: Asif Ali, MD Most doctors have heard about telemedicine, also called telehealth and e-medicine, but few have actually seen or utilized it in practice. As technologies enabling virtual patient visits and consultations continue to improve and gain more traction by clinicians, how will American healthcare systems change? Joining host Tim Rush to discuss the current and future impacts of telemedicine in health care is Dr. Asif Ali, Clinical Assistant Professor of...

Duration: 00:19:29


The State of Veterans Affairs with Dr. David Shulkin, VA Under Secretary of Health

3/28/2016
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Host: Tim Rush The Veterans Health Administration operates one of the largest healthcare systems in the world, and provides training for a majority of American clinicians across all levels of practice. Joining host Tim Rush to discuss the state of the VA is Dr. David Shulkin, Under Secretary of Health for the United States Department Veteran Affairs. As the Chief Executive of the Veterans Health Administration, Dr. Shulkin leads the nation’s largest integrated health care system with over...

Duration: 00:19:59


Pay Yourself First: A Financial Guide for Doctors Entering Practice

4/20/2015
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Host: Tim Rush A physician can attain a great amount of wealth over his/her career. But the first few years of practice are crucial in determining a doctor’s financial future. Host Tim Rush welcomes author of PAY YOURSELF FIRST: A Financial Guide for Doctors Entering Practice, James “Jim” Hemphill. Mr. Hemphill is Chief Investment Strategist and Managing Director of TGS Financial Advisors.

Duration: 00:14:59


Staying Active After Retirement: Advice for the Seasoned Clinician

3/23/2015
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Host: Tim Rush Have you retired, but miss the lifestyle and purposeful pursuits of your clinical practice? Moreover, do you feel like you still have more to give, both within and outside your profession? Joining Tim Rush to address these and other questions is retired pediatrician Dr. Joseph Skoloff, who practiced medicine for over 40 years and maintains a strong presence in the field to this day.

Duration: 00:13:00


Pay Inequalities for Women in Medicine: Why Earn Less for Doing the Same Job?

3/16/2015
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Host: Tim Rush On average, women in medicine earn 12 to 15 thousand dollars less per year than male counterparts. Many explanations have been suggested throughout the years, from tangible factors such as maternity leave and associated preferential part time work options, to intangible factors such as "fewer negotiation skills" and "less competitiveness." Regardless of how grounded or far-fetched these explanations may be, the fact remains that a significant pay gap continues to exist in...

Duration: 00:14:00


Using Comedy to Save Health Care Careers: Laura Hayden's Journey

6/17/2014
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Host: Tim Rush Host Tim Rush welcomes Dr. Laura Hayden, practicing physical therapist, touring comedian, and speaker. Laura's personal journey and research on the healing aspect of laughter led her to pursue her PhD in Physical Therapy from Boston University. The emphasis of her PhD was burnout and therapeutic laugher, examining ways to stay sane and positive when dealing with the stresses of clinical practice. In her ongoing work, she has found that laughter - as cliché as it may sound -...

Duration: 00:17:00


Why I Left Medicine: A Young Doctor's Views on Burnout and Non-Clinical Transitions

6/16/2014
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Host: Tim Rush Host Tim Rush welcomes Diane Shannon, MD, MPH, to discuss her decision to leave medicine and her perspectives on modern practice challenges such as the often times silent epidemic of burnout. She has grown to help other physicians practice medicine in a way that is positively affirming both for themselves and by extension the patients they are privileged to serve. Dr. Shannon is a freelance writer who focuses on performance improvement in health care. She lives in Boston, MA.

Duration: 00:14:29


The Entrepreneurial MD: Fostering Acts of Radical Creativity in Medicine

6/7/2014
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Host: Tim Rush In this edition of Your Career in Healthcare, host Tim Rush welcomes Philippa Kennealy, MD. Dr. Kennealy is President of The Entrepreneurial MD and works with physicians who are striving to become entrepreneurs and build their own successful businesses or thriving practices. She discusses how she assists in providing support, education and resources that are specifically attuned to their business goals. Download and listen today!

Duration: 00:17:59


Practicing Medicine After Retirement

5/28/2014
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Host: Tim Rush Host Tim Rush welcomes Dr. Ali Kavianian, who after retiring, decided to go back to practicing medicine. Dr. Kavianian founded a group called Pediatric Surgical Associates and later became Surgeon-in-Chief at a pediatric hospital in Southern California. He is now able to enjoy the benefits of retirement and work locum tenens assignments. Download and listen today!

Duration: 00:12:29


Need to Grow Your Clinical Practice? Create an App for That!

5/28/2014
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Host: Tim Rush As a busy health professional doing what you love, you still need to think about how to grow your business. How do you balance the clinical and business-related demands? Host Tim Rush welcomes Michael Weber, MD, cardiologist and entreprenuer, who shares his story about developing a new medical app that has helped grow his business. Dr. Weber is a cardiac electrophysiologist on Long Island, New York and the developer of the DirectLineMD app.  For more information, you can...

Duration: 00:15:00


Starting a Job Search: What Physicians Should Know

5/27/2014
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Host: Tim Rush How important is the resume/CV for a physician or other healthcare provider looking to make a job switch? What about the do's and don'ts for interviewing in this special population? And what are employers looking for in healthcare professionals of each practice level? Host Tim Rush welcomes Stephanie Rollheiser, Vice President of the locum tenens division at CompHealth, to discuss these and other important questions related to job searching. 

Duration: 00:14:29


The Life and Times of an "Adventure Physician"

5/27/2014
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Host: Tim Rush From two branches of military medical service to rural reservations, island clinics, cowboy ranches, cruise ships, underwater residences and potentially even outer space, Dr. Thomas Anderson has practiced medicine in virtually all kinds of environments. Learn how the career trajectory of this "Adventure Physician" has taken place, and how it can inform your own practice options today.  

Duration: 00:14:00

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