The EMrecruits Weekly | December 23, 2014
Top Emergency Medicine News and Updates
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Suicide: a doctor's story
Richard Gunderman, MD, shares his insights on depression and suicidal ideation among physicians in training, including real examples where he has seen it occur.
Medical records exposed in massive Sony hack
from Healthcare IT News
Employee Social Security numbers and medical data were swiped in a 'brazen cyberattack' which has prompted privacy advocates to reaffirm the need for further data safeguards.
Don't let our desire to be respected get in the way of our oaths
Abigail Schildcrout, MD, shares her thoughts on not allowing pre-disposed prejudices control the decisions of those who hold positions of power in the emergency department.
10 ways to fail a phone interview
Explore the ten sure-fire ways to ensure you fail your next phone interview. Take a look at this article so you know exactly what not to do the next time you speak with a recruiter.
Hospital credentialing is one giant mess
Christopher Johnson, MD, shares his personal thoughts on the hospital credentialing process.
7 qualities of a nurse that employers desire most
Discover the top seven traits that employers look for in a potential nursing hire. Encompase these traits and you'll be well on your way to securing a new nursing position.
Tips for staying HIPAA-compliant on social media
In a world dominated by social media, the lines between social and professional lives can easily become blurred. Discover four important tips for remaining HIPPA-compliant on social media.
EMR | Who is leading the EHR system market
Justin Schaper, SVP of Client Information Services with PSR, an Intermedix Company, shares recent statistics on the top leaders in the EHR system market.
More states expand authority for advance-practice nurses
As we prepare for the looming physician shortage in the United States, more and more states are jumping on board to expand the role of advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) in order to improve healthcare outcomes.
Listeria outbreak from caramel apples has killed four
from USA Today
The Centers for Disease Control has linked commercially produced, prepackaged caramel apples to a recent outbreak of Listeria, a bacteria known to cause an illness called listeriorisis.