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I never want to be a government-employed physician. Here’s why.

Every health care system in the world is facing its fair share of challenges. Aging populations, the exponential increase in chronic diseases such as heart disease and diabetes, expensive new treatments—all at a time when most countries desperately need to curtail rising health care costs to save their economies. At the two extremes, we have fully public-funded (socialized) medicine versus entirely free-market (private) health care delivery systems. I’ve written previously about my own experiences working in a number of different environments including the U.K., Australia, and U.S. — three countries with vastly different systems, and how the ideal probably resides somewhere in-between the two extremes. I don’t think that a fully centralized system such as the United Kingdom’s National Health Service (NHS) is something that any country should ever be aspiring to. As fair as it sounds — completely free health care at the point use — patients, unfortunately, don’t always get the choice or service that they need in a top-heavy bureaucratic setup.

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    by erica@diversitynursing.com (Erica Bettencourt) on June 21, 2018 at 2:29 pm

    In recent news, the deaths of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain have brought the issue of suicide into the spotlight. Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States, and one of three that is increasing. The other two are Alzheimer’s disease and drug overdose, in part because of the spike in opioid deaths, said Dr. Anne Schuchat, principal deputy director of the C.D.C. […]

  • Unconscious Bias in Healthcare
    by erica@diversitynursing.com (Erica Bettencourt) on June 15, 2018 at 1:37 pm

    The Nursing profession has long emphasized its commitment to social justice and health equity. Nurses are known for advocating policies and regulations that are inclusive and lead to positive patient outcomes. However, an essential component of promoting health equity is acknowledging individual unconscious biases and understanding how they may impact the care that's provided. […]

  • Networking Tips For Nurses
    by erica@diversitynursing.com (Erica Bettencourt) on June 8, 2018 at 2:29 pm

    If the idea of chatting up a complete stranger in hopes of landing your next job gives you sweaty palms, dry mouth, and the jitters, you are not alone. Networking is difficult, even for the most sociable types of people. Think of networking events as a low-pressure way to make new connections and stay engaged in your industry. […]

  • The Future of Nursing Technology Is Exciting
    by erica@diversitynursing.com (Erica Bettencourt) on June 5, 2018 at 2:27 pm

    Technology continues to revolutionize healthcare and we have entered an exciting new frontier of state-of-the-art gadgets and high-tech communication systems. Some of these changes are made possible by our growing ability to utilize big data to improve outcomes through the field of health informatics; others by awe-inspiring advancements in medical science, telecommunications, and even robotics. […]

  • Are You an RN or NP? Participants Needed!
    by Kathlyn Khoukaz on May 24, 2018 at 3:13 pm

    We received this request to help a doctoral student in psychology conduct her dissertation study on Nurses attitudes toward transgender individuals. Perhaps you can take a few minutes and help her? I am conducting a study of attitudes toward transgender individuals, an important area of research to understand how to improve transgender healthcare. Please consider participating if you are a licensed and practicing Registered Nurse or Nurse Practitioner over the age of 18 Interested participants are willing to […]