2016’s top 5 stories for physicians

Medicine is always a balancing act, and this year’s best-read stories for physicians hit on that perennial theme. Whether weighing doctors’ home and working lives or pain control and the risk of abuse, these articles caught the attention of physician readers.

  1. How physician burnout compares to general working population.
  2. Four physician-recommended steps to work- and home-life balance.
  3. A call to action: Physicians must turn the tide of the opioid epidemic. In February, AMA Immediate Past President Steven J. Stack, MD, declared that “a defining moment” faced the nation’s doctors.
  4. What physicians are saying about the new CDC opioid guidelines.
  5. Cancer medical home model cuts costs, improves care.

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