The Mental Health Impact of COVID-19 on Healthcare Professionals: Occupational Hazard, Unique Opportunity

FRANKFORT The ferocity, duration, and unpredictability of the current pandemic leave healthcare providers particularly vulnerable to negative psychosocial impacts: COVID-19

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Critical Delays: The Importance of Meeting the Standard of Care for Cancer Diagnosis

One of the most common lawsuits in medical malpractice defense is a delay in diagnosis of cancer. According to the

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A Shoulder to Lean On

LONDON The prospect of surgery is at the least unsettling if not downright terrifying for many people. The questions whirl.

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Legal Liability During the COVID-19 Pandemic – What Do We Know?

As of summer 2021, the U.S. counts over 35 million COVID-19 cases and more than 616,000 deaths. Nearly one-third of

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What the Pandemic Taught Us About the Importance of Diversity in Health Care

Editor’s Introduction: Diversity, equity and inclusion are growing initiatives within healthcare. MD-Update asked Geraldine Young, DNP, APRN, to share her

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The COVID-19 Vaccine: Challenges, Opportunities, and What Employers Should Know

After a long and difficult year dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, 2021 began with the positive news of effective coronavirus

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Physician Burnout: MD-Update Q & A with Dr. Shawn Jones

Maintaining physician wellness is critical to our nation for surviving the COVID-19 pandemic. Physician burnout is not new, but it’s

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News Flash…Exercise is Good for You!

LEXINGTON How many times have you heard that statement in some form or another? For some of you, you’ve heard

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Telehealth Expansion in Kentucky 2020 During COVID-19: the Future?

In 2018, Kentucky became one of the first states to authorize physician use of telehealth and to prohibit health plans

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