Dr. Ralph Verdino on Prophylactic ICDs

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When implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) were first approved by the FDA in 1985, the recipient needed to have survived not one, but two cardiac arrests.  The initial population receiving ICDs was obviously very small.  Although the chances of surviving cardiac arrests has greatly increased over the last few decades, thanks to greater public training in…

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Helping Physicians Manage Burnout and Administrative Overload

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  The life of healthcare professionals has become more and more challenging every day. New rollouts of EHRs, changing guidelines and ongoing administrative tasks are now occupying physicians’ time. With less time focused on treating patients, burnout is becoming more common. The growing number of administrative tasks are causing burnout for almost half of physicians.…

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Knowledge to Practice Announces Record Setting Sales and Recruits Top Marketing and Sales Executives to Power Their Next Stage of Growth

With sales and leadership momentum, Knowledge to Practice further helps to transform patient care, enable continuity of care, and mitigate risks across hospitals and healthcare systems. BETHESDA, Md., June 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Knowledge to Practice (K2P), a leading provider of personalized, competency-based lifelong learning for practicing physicians, hospitals and healthcare systems, today announces 42%…

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7 Black Physicians You Should Know

The medical field is constantly changing due to innovative ideas, technology, and systems that are shaping the way we care for patients. Though the industry has made many advances,  diversity within the workforce has been slow to catch up. According to AMSA, racial and ethnic minorities comprise 26% of the total population of the United States,…

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Want to Help Your Millennial Trainees Learn? Treat Them Like Adults.

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If you’re struggling to help your millennial trainees learn, you’re not alone. No generation seems to baffle—or annoy—other generations like millennials. But there is some good news. While the millennials in your program may seem young, they are, in fact, adults with adult learning needs. Part of the reason your millennial trainees aren’t retaining information is…

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Personalized learning can speed board review by 75%

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In case you weren’t convinced by our post on flipping your classroom, here are some hard numbers to show you why personalized learning is far superior to didactics for board review. At Knowledge to Practice, we’ve always understood the advantages of personalized learning, but now that more than 5,000 physicians have used our platform, we have…

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Articles You Should Be Reading Over the Holidays

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It’s that time of year. Your in-laws have taken over your house and you’re looking for an escape, or you’re traipsing through a crowded airport full of grumpy travelers. To provide you with a useful distraction, we’ve compiled a list of light holiday reading to bring you up to speed on some of the current…

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Knowledge to Practice Launches K2P CurrentMD, a New, Adaptive, On-The-Go Medical Education Solution for Practicing Physicians

CurrentMD enables physicians to easily stay up-to-date on emerging and challenging healthcare topics anytime and anywhere Bethesda, MD – April 11, 2018 – Knowledge to Practice (K2P), a leading provider of personalized, competency-based lifelong learning for practicing physicians, today announced the official launch of K2P CurrentMD. The learner-centric platform delivers actionable clinical content on emerging…

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4 Women Cardiologists Breaking Barriers

International Women’s Day is a special time to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. This global action takes place on March 8th but is celebrated all month long. Here are a few women physicians who are making an outsized impact on the medical field. Heidi Connolly, MD Dr. Connolly is a Professor of…

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The average physician is missing 44% of basic medical knowledge

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With medical knowledge expanding exponentially, it’s harder and harder for already time-strapped physicians to keep up. These knowledge gaps make it difficult for physicians to make the best decisions for their patients, leading to subpar care. Here’s what we found when we reviewed data from over 5,000 physicians who took a baseline assessment for basic…

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