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Dr. Ken's Corner: Second Opinions No Longer an Afterthought

Posted by Ken Teufel M.D. on Apr 27, 2017 10:42:01 AM

Coming up with the correct diagnosis a hundred percent of the time is not easy.  In fact, it's downright impossible.

According to a recent study, more than 20% of patients seeking a second opinion at the Mayo Clinic were found to be misdiagnosed by their primary care provider (Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, April 4, 2017).

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Topics: Dr. Ken Teufel, interim physicians, medicine, physician, diagnosis and treatment, doctor-patient relationship, Dr. Ken's Corner, second opinions

From Coast to Coast, We Staff the Most

Posted by Lauren Garvey on Jun 10, 2016 8:13:37 AM

Ready to work locum tenens but not sure if we cover your specialty? As one of the pioneering companies in the locums industry, Interim Physicians has strong relationships with a number of highly respected facilities in high-demand locations across the country. Because of this, we have opportunities that fit nearly every physician’s skills and schedule.

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Topics: travel, locum tenens, Our Blog, beach, Emergency Medicine, hospitalist, interim physicians, medicine, Psychiatry, United States

Locum Tenens Daily Wrap Up: Week Of June 2nd

Posted by Lauren Garvey on Jun 6, 2014 6:19:07 PM is the source for news & perspectives that matter to locum tenens professionals like physicians, mid-level providers, healthcare facilities & staffing firms. Locum Tenens Daily publishes original news and resources from top healthcare publications and professionals on a daily basis.

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Topics: locum tenens, Locum Tenens Daily, Our Blog, throwback, medicine, retiring, rural medicine, Throwback week

What Happens When Patients Read Their Doctors' Notes?

Posted by Ken Teufel M.D. on Mar 13, 2014 8:21:59 PM

The doctors were apprehensive about opening their notes to their patients. "It will only lead to confusion," said some. "My practice will be overwhelmed by phone calls," they said. Yet 105 doctors agreed to open their records to more than 13,000 patients in an experiment called OpenNotes, published online in the Annals of Internal Medicine (October 1, 2012).

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Topics: medicine, doctors' notes, Dr. Ken's Corner, medical, opennotes

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