Despite documentation burden being a leading factor of physician burnout, organizations and EHR vendors are barely asking physicians how to improve.
Compassion is “sympathetic pity and concern for the sufferings or misfortunes of others,” and it is felt, often deeply, by those in the nursing profession.
Does defining burnout as a diagnosable condition, such as depression, even matter in regards to treating the problem, or should the focus fall elsewhere?
While there is no easy cure-all for burnout, the results of a new study indicate that utilizing medical scribes to assist with EHR documentation could help.
The results of the sixth biennial Survey of America’s Physicians have been released, and the findings can only be described as startling.
The day places a priority on mental health awareness in an effort to allow physicians to better care for themselves and their patients
As it was first said in 1986, “nurses eat their young,” and last week, that adage proved true for one young nurse who took her own life. Now is the time to end nurse bullying.
Medical errors are a major source of inpatient deaths in the United States, and now physician burnout has been linked to a higher risk of medical errors.
Despite more than half of physicians surveyed admitting they have experienced burnout, 67% said they have never met with a mental health professional.
There are only 24 hours in the day, and even less in a physician’s workday. What are the solutions to caring for those who care for the masses?