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ICU Management

Volume 17 - Issue 1, 2017

2017 16 Mar

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Cardiology Management

Preventing Burnout Among Cardiologists

2017 07 Mar

Physicians are among society’s highest paid and most respected professionals, but they have higher rates of dissatisfaction and burnout compared to other American workers. A possible explanation for why doctors are becoming increasingly burnt out is that they may have lost faith in the practice of medicine itself, according to an Editorial published... Read more

Executive Health Management

2017 02 Feb

Mindfulness is en vogue: the search volume has nearly quadrupled over the last 5 years according to Google Trends and the PubMed results count echoes this exponential growth as well. Mindfulness began to gain momentum in the Western medical community after the introduction of mindfulness-based stress reduction at the University of Massachusetts Medical... Read more

ICU Management

Volume 16 - Issue 4, 2016

2016 30 Nov

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ICU Management

2016 20 Jul

Following the release of the U.S. Critical Care Societies Collaborative Call to Action on Burnout Syndrome, ICU Management & Practice interviewed co-authors Ruth Kleinpell and Vicki Good from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses.Q. Is there a tendency for health professionals experiencing burnout not to admit it or recognise it? Kleinpell:... Read more

ICU Management

Action Needed on Burnout, Says Critical Care Societies Collaborative

2016 19 Jul

When over half of critical care health professionals experience burnout syndrome, it is time to act, says the Critical Care Societies Collaborative (CCSC) in the United States. The call to action on burnout syndrome (BOS) outlines risk factors and diagnostic criteria for BOS, prevalence, causes and consequences, and urges stakeholders to help mitigate... Read more

IT Management

Cybersecurity: Who Can You Trust?

2016 12 Jul

A new Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology (ICIT) report has highlighted a new threat to cybersecurity in healthcare; technology companies that cannot deliver the security that they promise. As Ransomware incidents have spread throughout healthcare, CISOs of hospitals have been under increasing pressure to safeguard the security and privacy... Read more

ICU Management

Is Job Burnout Associated with Infections?

2016 10 May

The high risk of burnout in ICU staff is well-known as is the high rate of healthcare-associated infections. Evidence is emerging of an association between staff burnout and healthcare-associated infections (HAIs), when high levels of stress may lead to less attention to infection control. The effect of burnout on teamwork and indirectly on infections... Read more

Executive Health Management

Who Let the Dogs Out?

2016 11 Apr

Rush University Medical Centre is developing an innovative programme for helping relieve medic stress and burnout; bringing in four-legged friends for a petting session. Animal therapy, as it is known, has been proven to help decrease stress and anxiety of hospital patients. The university’s Pet Pause programme is now being extended to hospital staff. Healthcare... Read more

Executive Health Management

Burnout for Transplant Nurses

2015 12 Oct

According to a study published by researchers at Henry Ford Hospital, over half of nurses who work with organ transplant patients in the U.S. experience high levels of emotional exhaustion. The findings are published in Progress in Transplantation. The study was led by senior staff psychologist Michelle Jesse, Ph.D, liver transplant surgeon Marwan Abouljoud,... Read more