Posts Tagged with burnout

by adgrooms on October 18, 2019

Burnout is a problem in healthcare with many different contributing factors. As we contemplate ways to put an end to burnout, physician scheduling must be considered as part of the solution. Scheduling is a complex and time-consuming task that can be hard to get right in the eyes of everyone on the staff, especially if an organization has a shortage of physicians. This can lead to overworked ...

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by adgrooms on October 9, 2019

A career in healthcare is stressful. It is an inherent part of the job. Physicians must use high level problem solving and human interaction at the same time to provide care for patients in every form of health. Each situation is different and provides a new challenge in diagnosis and treatment. Breaks on the job are few and far between. Shifts are long and days off are sparse. This is ...

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by adgrooms on October 2, 2019

Physicians are often working with maxed out patient schedules that have no room for deviance. Otherwise, there is pressure on them to "get back on track". Take this story for instance:

A provider has a full load of patients for the morning clinic until 11:30 and must go immediately into a full afternoon of procedures starting at noon, with maybe enough time to sneak in a quick snack. But ...

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by adgrooms on September 6, 2019

We have spent some time in the past two weeks thinking about the contributors to burnout. To try to answer the question: What stressors are providers confronted with on a daily basis that could be reduced or eliminated? We have created a graphic to illustrate these contributors and give thought as to how they relate to and affect each other. Our goal is to give a clearer picture of all of the ...

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by adgrooms on August 22, 2019

In our journey to create a wellness resource, as we are meeting people and learning, each conversation and article generates new questions. We find that some have been answered and we think of more to ask...

Thinking of the processes that are burdensome to physicians and EHRs, in particular - What workflow optimizations are effective? What has been tried and found successful - that other ...

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