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Before moving on, we have to give real credit to the authors of this study which, spoiler alert, shows no benefit to a clinical decision support tool.
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A new study channels Frederick Taylor, father of the “scientific management” of the workforce, bringing a stopwatch into the hospital to report on how physicians, in this case, first-year internal medicine residents, spend their day.
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The results of the biennial 2018 Survey of America’s Physicians, intended to “take the pulse” of doctors in the U.S., were recently
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