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9 Awesome Blogs and Other Online Resources for Physicians

online resources for physiciansWe understand how challenging it can be to keep up with everything that’s going on in the healthcare industry while trying to run a practice and have a life, but it is important nonetheless to follow breaking news, emerging insights and changes in the tools and technology available to support your work. Even if you only have a few minutes a week, these valuable resources can provide information and inspiration.

DB’s Medical Rants

http://www.medrants.com

Dr. Robert M. Centor is an academic general internist at the University of Alabama School of Medicine. He also serves as the Regional Dean for the Huntsville Regional Medical Campus of UASOM. His blog is full of timely insights and information on internal medicine, American health care, and medical education.

 

Doctor’s Voice by Physicians Weekly

http://www.physiciansweekly.com/category/doctors-voice/

For more than 30 years, Physician’s Weekly has been a trusted source of medical news and information for healthcare professionals at the point of care.

 

FiercePracticeManagement

http://www.fiercepracticemanagement.com/

FiercePracticeManagement provides the latest news, analysis, and trends impacting the practice of medicine. The site offers a daily newsletter to keep you up to date with breaking news and relevant content.

 

HiMSS (Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society)

www.himss.org

HIMSS is a global, cause-based, not-for-profit organization focused on better health through information technology (IT). The site contains valuable industry research, podcasts, blog posts and professional development opportunities.

 

KevinMd

http://www.kevinmd.com

The Wall Street Journal calls KevinMd, “A punchy, prolific blog that chronicles America’s often dysfunctional health care system through the prism of a primary care provider.” Founded in 2004 by Kevin Pho, MD, the KevinMD.com blog includes contributions from over 2,000 authors: front-line primary care doctors, surgeons, specialist physicians, nurses, medical students, policy experts and patients.

 

MomMD

http://www.mommd.com/blogs

With a community of over 1 million and 11,000+ active members, MomMD is the largest site devoted to connecting women in medicine.  The blog offers practical advice on health- and career-related issues, as well as discussions about issues women doctors face, such as family planning and career choices.

 

Practice Notes Blog

http://www.physicianspractice.com/blog

This blog contains daily news, tips, and advice from physicians, administrators, attorneys, health IT experts, and others looking to assist you in managing your medical practice.

 

The Doctor Weighs In

http://www.thedoctorweighsin.com

The Doctor Weighs In (TDWI) was started in 2005 by Patricia (Pat) Salber as a blog about obesity and weight loss. It has evolved to include a host of insightful writers, both regular and occasional contributors. It features everything from personal accounts of patients struggling with cancer to the long-term impact of healthcare policies.

 

Last, but not least, we recommend want to recommend one just for fun.

 

Doctor Grumpy in the House

http://drgrumpyinthehouse.blogspot.com/

“A blog detailing the insanity of my medical practice and the stupidity of everyday life.” Enjoy!