Welcome to this week’s edition of Healthcare Career Insights. This weekly roundup highlights healthcare career-related articles culled from across the web to help you learn what’s next.
- Physician practices across the country are experiencing significant drops in patient visits and cuts to their revenue streams, a recent survey found — Doctors say COVID-19 has slashed patient volumes, made finances shaky (Healthcare Dive)
- “Times like these are absolutely ripe for the flourishing of anxiety and worry: lots of unknowns, an absolute barrage of news reports, isolation, and disruption of our normal routines and schedules,” writes Stephanie S. Smith, PsyD, who details how clinicians can rein in their worry — Healthcare providers: Managing worry about your own, and your family’s, health (HealtheCareers)
- As more healthcare workers on the frontlines get sick, hospitals and practices will require outside support. Experts share the important role locum tenens will play during the pandemic — Locum tenens are crucial during a time of crisis (Physicians Practice)
- Richard Roberts, MD, discusses why he believes a physician’s comfort in the work place is closely tied to his or her overall job satisfaction — Why doctors should investigate the culture of a potential employer (Medical Economics)
- New research shows that cardiovascular exercise may reduce patients’ risk of developing acute respiratory distress syndrome and other complications related to COVID-19 infection — Regular exercise can protect against deadly coronavirus complications, study says (Study Finds)
Lisa Grabl is president of the locum tenens division of CompHealth, the nation’s largest locum tenens physician staffing company and a leader in permanent and temporary allied healthcare staffing. Lisa has worked in healthcare staffing for more than 19 years.