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December 27, 2013

Article roundup

Here’s a roundup of some of the physician career-related news we’ve been reading online recently. What news sources, blogs or other online feeds do you use to keep up with the latest news? Let us know on Facebook or Twitter!

Physician Pay Increasingly Tied to Quality Metrics
"Physician groups are increasingly incorporating quality metrics into their internal reimbursement structure."

Doctor on Demand App Will Grab a Doctor Via Videochat for $40
"With the Doctor On Demand app for Android and iOS, users can dial up a licensed doctor for a face-to-face appointment at a cost of $40 per 15 minutes."

Americans Prefer Physicians for their Medical Care
"Nearly three-quarters (72 percent) of Americans and 81 percent of opinion leaders prefer to receive their medical care from a physician rather than a non-physician provider, according to a new, nationally representative survey."

Medicare Enrollment & Participation Options
"As the new calendar year approaches, many physicians are considering their options with respect to Medicare participation and the implications of their decision. This column answers some of the questions surgeons may have regarding their enrollment and participation options."

Are You Earning as Much as Your Peers?
"Medscape surveyed US physicians, from a diverse array of specialties, about the salaries and compensation packages they offer their staff members."

And, of course, here’s a look back at some of our own recent blog posts:

Getting Your Job Search off the Ground 
"It’s been said that the only way to eat an elephant is one bite at a time. The same rule applies to job searching."

Quick CV Tips to Get You Started
"Writing your CV is one of the earliest and most important steps in your job search. Here are a few quick tips to get you started."

Residents’ Tips for Holidays in the Hospital
"We bring you good tidings - er, tips - from fellow residents who’ve learned to make the most of their holidays at work."

Love Winter? Practice in One of the Top 10 Winter Cities!
"If you eagerly anticipate this time of year - which brings with it those first flurries and, of course, the start of ski season - you might love practicing in one of Livability’s Top 10 Winter Cities."

Urgent Care Practitioners Are in High Demand
"Urgent Care is the hardest to recruit of the 15 most in-demand physician specialties for this year’s third quarter, according to the latest PracticeLink Physician Recruitment Index."

How Physicians Look for Jobs
"Check out these findings from the PracticeLink Physician Relations Team."

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