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New Research Links Hard-to-Use EHRs and Physician Burnout

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Here’s How to Fight Addiction. Trust Me, I’m in Recovery

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Dr. Clark Gaither Promotes Self-Care During Presentation on Burnout in Veterinary Medicine

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76 billion opioid pills:  Newly released federal data unmasks the epidemic

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DEA tracked every opioid pill sold in the US. The data is out – and it’s horrific

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Physician Burnout:  The Real Reason Doctors Burn Out

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NCPHP Participates in NC Opioid Prevention Summit

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Medical Cannabis No Solution to the Opioid Crisis

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5 Things to Know about Physician Suicide

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NCPHP CEO Interviewed about Veterinarians Joining the Fight against Opioids

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Physician Impairment and Rehabilitation:  A Position Paper from the American College of Physicians

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NCVHP Speaks on Recognizing the Abuse of Controlled Substances in Veterinary Medicine

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A New Paradigm for Long-Term Recovery

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Burnout is an Official Medical Diagnosis, World Health Organization says

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NCOSA Report Positive for NCPHP Re-Audit

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PHP Success Story

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NC Launches Opioid Awareness Campaign – “MorePowerfulNC”

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Physician Burnout:  Which specialties are least likely to ask for help

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In America, Becoming a Doctor Can Prove Fatal

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Does Opioid Use in Pets Create Higher Risk for Abuse in Humans?

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Breaking the Silence

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Suicides among veterinarians become a growing problem

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Medscape Physician Lifestyle & Happiness Report 2019

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How much physician burnout is costing your organization

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Addiction Policy Forum Spotlight:  Physician Health Programs

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How physicians are assisting peers to overcome burnout

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Dangers of rising benzo prescriptions raise alarms of next drug crisis

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NCPHP CEO Dr. Joseph Jordan appointed to NCMS’s Opioid Task Force

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The NC Medical Society (NCMS) launches new podcast, Bedside Manners, featuring NCPHP Medical Director

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Federation of State Medical Boards honors North Carolina Medical Board members

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Accepting Role Reversal – When the Doctor Becomes the Patient

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WRAL Interviews NCPHP Medical Director about Physician Wellness

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NCPHP Speaks about Provider Burnout with Duke Regional Hospital Employees

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NCPHP Speaks about Burnout and Resilience with VA Employees

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Physician Health Programs: A Model for Treating Substance Use Disorders

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Physicians Must Care for Themselves to Truly Help Others

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Investing in Physicians is Investing in Patients

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Stanford Medicine hires chief physician wellness officer

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Risk of Relapse Declines Significantly After 5 Years of Abstinence from Alcohol

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NCPHP Speaks to Medical Professionals across North Carolina

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Monitor Human Health, Too

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US Adult Illicit Cannabis Use, Cannabis Use Disorder, and Medical Marijuana Laws

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Addiction Treatment Aftercare Outcome Study

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Malpractice Liability and Medical Marijuana.

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The Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health concludes “Addiction is not a character flaw.”

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How physician burnout compares to general working population

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North Carolina Medical Board adopts new approach to licensee medical and mental health issues.

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Nine Organizational Strategies to Promote Engagement and Reduce Burnout.

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NCPHP names new Medical Director

The North Carolina Physicians Health Program (NCPHP) named Clark Gaither, MD, FAAFP, as Medical Director.

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Is your health care provider an addict? The problem we can’t ignore.

September 2016, Rome News Tribune

Before he went to medical school, Michael Fishman was already addicted to drugs.“I didn’t even know there was such a thing as treatment then,” he recalls. He had never heard of a 12-step recovery program.

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New CEO Announced

July 2016NCPHP is pleased to announce that effective July 1, 2016, Dr. Joseph Jordan became the Chief Executive Officer of the North Carolina Physicians Health Program. Dr. Jordan has been with NCPHP for nine years, and is honored and humbled by this opportunity.

 

Physician Death by Suicide: Problems Seeking Stakeholder Solutions

May 25, 2016, Archives of Depression and AnxietyEach year, approximately 400 physicians die by suicide in the United States, leaving an estimated one million patients without their physicians. Physicians are two to three times more likely to die by suicide than members of the general population and are more likely to die by suicide than other professionals.

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