CDC: What to tell patients when things go wrong; Study finds even satisfied docs get burned out;

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> The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Safe Healthcare blog addresses what to tell patients when things go wrong and offers healthcare facilities sample patient notification letters, press releases, and fact sheets. Blog Post

> UC San Diego Health System launched a pilot program using telemedicine to decrease emergency room wait times, they system announced yesterday. Announcement

> Physician groups generally support the Food and Drug Administration's decision to expand over-the-counter access to the emergency contraceptive Plan B One-Step without age restrictions or other access limitations, MedPage Today reported. Article

Provider News

> Despite 83 percent of oncologists saying they're satisfied with their career, 45 percent reported experiencing at least one symptom of professional burnout, according to new research from the Mayo Clinic. Article

> With insurance hassles and high overhead continuing to frustrate doctors, news stories continue to roll in about physicians who've adopted a cash-only model and say they've never been happier. Article

And Finally… Cross her off your guest list. Article

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