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Hospitalist Salary and Employment Statistics

The 2017 LocumTenens.com Hospitalist Salary Survey annual report is now available! Results from the annual LocumTenens.com Hospitalist salary survey highlight annual average hospitalist salaries. Respondent demographics including region of practice, board certification, and time frame for making next job change are also covered in detail in the full salary survey report, which is available for download.

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Drones may be the future of telehealth

Source: Fierce Healthcare

One healthcare provider is excited about the possibility of one day utilizing drones to deliver emergency care when a patient cannot get to a healthcare facility quickly. Called the "next step in telehealth," the company envisions drones carrying a dosage of medication or supplies to a patient in need. Patients will be able to talk to an emergency physician until paramedics come. While the possibility may be far away, Northwell Health says drones have unlimited potential as health resources.

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New appendicitis calculator can help determine risk

Source: ACEP Now

Children’s Minnesota researchers teamed up with researchers from HealthPartners Institute to develop a new pediatric appendicitis calculator for appendicitis diagnoses. The test is called Pediatric Appendicitis Risk Calculator (pARC) and uses age, sex, duration of pain, pain migration, guarding, tenderness in the lower right quadrant and the absolute neutrophil count. Researchers believe the test will give pediatricians and other physicians outside of the hospital the ability to determine risk of appendicitis.

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