Many independent GI practices are familiar with the effects of physician burnout, which has become an epidemic in the U.S. health care system. Almost two-thirds of physicians have reported signs of burnout such as emotional exhaustion and a decrease in satisfaction with work-life integration at least once per week.Continue reading “Episode #43: If You’re Caring for Patients, Don’t Forget to Take Care of Yourself (how to reduce stress and address burnout)”
Dr. Fred Rosenberg interviews Jenny Harrison, who is the director of communications of Girls with Guts, a non-profit organization that supports and empowers women with inflammatory bowel disease and/or ostomies.Continue reading “Episode #41: Finding Community Through Girls With Guts (how its network works to empower women with IBD and ostomy)”
This week, Dr. Fred Rosenberg catches up with Dr. Mike Dragutsky, who is a practicing gastroenterologist at Gastro One, and chairman of One GI, a managed services organization with practices in five states that was envisioned, created and is guided by physicians.Continue reading “Episode #33: What do Colonoscopy and Cabernet Have in Common? (catching up with One GI’s Mike Dragutsky)”
Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health issued a moratorium on elective procedures, including colorectal cancer (CRC) screening.
Dr. Fred Rosenberg talks with Dr. George Dickstein of Greater Boston Gastroenterology about how his practice pivoted to telehealth and remote working and put in place safety measures to protect patients, physicians and staff.Continue reading “Episode #24: Preparing for a Post-Pandemic Screening Surge (and thoughts on long-term career happiness)”