Unionization continues to challenge the traditional residency model to ensure that residents are cared for holistically—spiritually, emotionally, physically, and mentally.
ENTtoday: November 2023
When it comes to digital platforms meant to ease the prior approval burden, many procedures can receive almost instantaneous approval after a few keyboard clicks, but when a case isn’t cookie-cutter, these tools often aren’t very helpful—and might even make the process more of a headache than it would have been back in the old days.
Evidence supports the benefits of a diverse workforce – it increases high-quality outcomes, strengthens teams, and promotes health equity. Many schools of medicine have been focusing efforts on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives.
Caring for the homeless and uninsured may be a challenge and they may take more of our valuable time than other patients, but if we deny them our care, we stand to lose a bit of our professional soul in the process.