Clinician burnout is far from being eliminated at health care organizations, but leaders, frontline physicians, and nurses are joining forces to get to the roots of the crisis.
More than half of physicians display signs of burnout. What are the causes of physician burnout, and what are some solutions that can be implemented at both the individual and system level?
Article by Alexi A. Wright & Ingrid T. Katz
There’s a growing recognition that organizations need to redesign the way that clinical care is delivered to address the national physician burnout epidemic. Measuring rates of physician burnout is the first step.
Article by Elizabeth Harry, Read G. Pierce, Patrick Kneeland, Grace Huang, Jason Stein & John Sweller
If we recognize and address the limits of brainpower, we can become better caregivers.
Interview by Kimberlydawn Wisdom & Mary Jane Kornacki
What disturbs you gives you purpose.
Interview by Kevin Rooney & Mary Jane Kornacki
Think big, but start small: change starts with one patient, one nurse or doctor, and one shift.
Article by Daniel Halpren-Ruder
Instead of retiring, a physician in his 70s pursued a fellowship in telehealth and found a piece of the future.
Article by Rich Joseph
Any rational actor in today’s medical industrial complex wonders, at times, whether the labor is sensible and the effort sustainable.
Epic and Cerner are dead, Brent James says — what if we designed the system for physicians?
Studies have found that physicians spend nearly 30 hours per month working on the EHR in their homes — including morning and evening hours over the weekend.