Posts Tagged with burnout

by adgrooms on August 14, 2019

Last week, research showed us that there are some online resources that are working to address physician well-being. We want to contribute, but how?

Every time we have a conversation about well-being/burnout (thank you Kyle and Melissa), we realize what a complex topic it is. It reminds us of the people in the dark room with the elephant, each touching a different part. When we talk about ...

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by adgrooms on July 30, 2019

We are adding a new type of post to our blog. Starting today, we will be including some posts that are self-narrative, describing the work that we are doing, in addition to the usual informative posts on a variety of topics related to healthcare. So, here we go... What are we working on?

Well, we have been talking about it a lot - the problem of physician burnout. Regardless of your ...

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by adgrooms on July 23, 2019

In today's Dictionary.com email, the main article, "How “Burnout” Went From A Casual Expression To A Weighted Word" caught our attention. Burnout is a highly discussed topic in healthcare in the U.S. as well as Europe, but the article describes ...

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by adgrooms on June 19, 2019

On March 27, 1977, two Boeing 747s collided killing 583 on a runway in Tenerife, in the Canary Islands, off the coast of Morocco. This accident led to a new era of standardization and safety in aviation. Aviation studied its vulnerabilities and innovated to be a much safer form of transportation with .07 deaths per billion passenger miles, reducing the number of commercial fatalities from the ...

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by adgrooms on June 4, 2019

A recent report in the Annals of Medicine provided an estimate of the institutional cost of physician burnout. The researchers used mathematical data from other recent studies to come up with the conservatively estimated total annual cost of $4.6 billion or $7600 per physician. The ...

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