Physician burnout is not only a widespread problem for physicians themselves, but it is also bad for business, or so found a new study published this week.
The nursing profession comes with many obvious rewards, be they personal or professional. However, it is also well-documented to be one of the most stressful careers, due to staffing shortages, hospital politics, long hours, and many other factors…
Whatever the definition may or may not be, burnout continues to be a widespread problem in the medical field, but the WHO is now calling it a “syndrome.”
by Julie Morris
Everyone has their own reasons for entering healthcare, but one common purpose we all share is the desire to help others. The problem is that in doing so, we sometimes put our own needs last, which can lead to career burnout. Howev…
Despite efforts being made to raise awareness of physician burnout, a healthcare analytics company has announced their Physician Misery Index is now a 3.94 out of 5.
Finding the time to volunteer your services to underserved populations or in times of crisis may be one way to help you escape from your day-to-day burdens.
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.