Due, in part, to their compassionate nature and dedication to their patients, MDs, NPs, and other overworked healthcare professionals have found themselves in an impossible position, with few options for relief.
A new study has linked depressed physicians to an increase in medical errors, further highlighting the need for interventions aimed at bolstering physician well-being.
Can the power of positivity really help nurses, when there is still so much wrong in both the world of nursing and healthcare as a whole?
Recent research indicates that physician burnout improved since 2014 and is now even lower than levels not seen since 2011.
Yoga has been proven to be a stress reliever for those who practice it, and nurses are some of the most stressed out employees around. Give it a try.
NPs and PAs are often touted as the solution to the growing primary care physician shortage, but at what cost? Burnout impacts them, too.
Nurses are at a higher risk of suicide than the general population according to the findings of the first national investigation into nurse suicide in over twenty years.
Despite often being known as the healers, those who aim to save lives, it is estimated that as many as 400 physicians die by suicide in the U.S. each year.
There is no one solution to fix physician burnout, considering it is a multifaceted issue, but optimizing EHR certainly can’t hurt.
Almost all nurses have experienced nursing fatigue at some point in their careers; try these seven strategies to combat the effects of it.