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Burnout Hits Oncologists Hard, but Healthcare Systems Can Help
Burnout Hits Oncologists Hard, but Healthcare Systems Can HelpHealthcare systems stand to lose $6 million if burned out physicians choose to resign or work elsewhere. Here are some ways to curb burnout and its associated costs.
Burnout and depression in medical students and mentorsFrom our own experience in academic medicine, Dr. Ed Funai and I can vouch for the fact that most medical students are going into medicine for the right reasons—to help others via a career wedded in both science and humanity. Ironically, those same medical students are also experiencing record levels of burnout, substance abuse and depression as they enter their third and fourth years.
Four New Skills Sought by Managed Care Organizations
Four New Skills Sought by Managed Care OrganizationsManaged care organizations are looking for new skills in healthcare leaders (and in some cases hiring for completely new leadership roles). Here are four emerging trends to watch.
Addressing the main cause of physician burnout
Addressing the main cause of physician burnoutThere is little argument that the EHR, and especially meaningful use of the EHR, are the main drivers of physician burnout and decreased productivity.
The true power of medicine
The true power of medicineThe best physicians heal their patients, but in turn, heal themselves and face the depths of human vulnerability and suffering, pursuing a meaning much greater than themselves.
Ophthalmologists called upon to help impaired colleaguesOphthalmologists must take an active role in preventing impaired colleagues from hurting patients, according to Terri Pickering, MD.
Burned out? You’re not aloneA recent survey reports physician burnout at an all-time high. Here’s what you can do to avoid, navigate and survive burnout.
Five ways healthcare executives can better support physiciansA survey explores how physicians perceive their role in the healthcare system, and the findings aren’t good.