Coping with Information Overload: Solutions for Physicians

Physicians typically deal with information overload, but there are ways to reduce white noise.

Welcome to Five Minute Practice Fix, with instructional videos by physician and medical business expert Neil Baum, MD These videos are 5 minutes long (this one is a bit longer) and will provide practical insights and suggestions which have been tested in his practice or used by other physicians which greatly improve the efficiency and productivity of their medical practices.

Today’s episode is about how doctors can handle information overload.

About Neil Baum, MD

Dr. Baum is a professor of clinical urology at Tulane Medical School in New Orleans, Louisiana. Dr. Baum is the author of Market your clinical practice ethically, efficiently and economicallyy, now in its 4th edition, has sold over 175,000 copies and has been translated into Spanish. He also wrote The complete business guide to a successful medical practice, which was published in 2015. He has written a book, What’s going on there? which served as a guide to women’s health. He has written ten books on practice management and the business of medicine.

Dr. Baum was the columnist for American Medical News for over 25 years. Dr. Baum wrote the popular column, The Bottom Line, for Urology time For more than 20 years. He has authored or co-authored over 250 articles that have appeared in peer-reviewed medical journals on various urological topics as well as practice management articles.

Dr. Baum recently published a book, The business fundamentals of building and running a healthcare practice,(Springer 2019), which emphasizes the importance of being involved in the business of a medical practice.