Posts Tagged with improvement

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 27, 2019

We live in a culture that values disruptive innovation - from smartphones to electric cars. At this moment, someone is working on the next revolutionary idea that will theoretically change everyone's lives for the better. While radical changes may work well in the industrial setting, healthcare has a responsibility to patients that requires a more nuanced approach. With the need for process ...

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by adgrooms on August 16, 2019

What does care look like tomorrow?

I was thinking about how we have pressed healthcare providers so far into a hole of regulation and data entry burden. What will it look like when we finally get EHR inputs under control. What will it be like when a medical team member can walk into a room prepared with all relevant patient history and information, talk to a patient for as long as they ...

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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 August 13, 2019

Healthcare providers are typically driven to continually improve. Frontline workers deal daily with the consequences of inefficiencies and waste in the system. Personally, my family members in Healthcare are always talking about "if we just did it this way then everything would run a lot better." Why not let them make those improvements? Some institutions do. One process that does this is a ...

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