Search Tag: burnout

IMAGING Management

Building radiology's future: junior doctors as leaders

2019 14 May

Junior doctors today have worked in the NHS through some of its most tumultuous times. Those who commenced their working life in 2016 will have had the start of their careers coincide with the junior doctor strikes , and will now have seen many of their colleagues leave the NHS to work abroad, on a temporary, or indeed, on a permanent basis; however,... Read more

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Radiologists burnout: find joy in work

2019 23 Apr

Radiologists are increasing reporting they are burning out. In a report published in Academic Radiology, professionals say "we need a new way of approaching burnout." A recent survey presented in the report shows radiology has climbed to no. 7 among all medical specialities (up from 20th place)  with more than 45% of radiologists reporting they... Read more

IMAGING Management

Dealing with radiologists burnout

2019 03 Apr

Loathing your work, exhaustion, depersonalisation, feeling insignificant, struggling to find the will to get out of bed, addiction and suicide are symptoms of the growing global epidemic: burnout . Radiologists specifically experience high levels of burnout and this nasty trend is only getting worse. In a much needed effort to help address burnout... Read more

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High burnout in U.S. radiology dept chairs

2019 15 Jan

A significant number of academic radiology department chairs in the United States suffer from burnout according to the first study investigating burnout among these medical professionals, published in Academic Radiology . Researchers found that burnout in radiology chairs needs to be dealt with immediately through national, institutional and departmental... Read more

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Radiology efficiency: from burnout to wellbeing

2018 11 Dec

Radiologists burnout at a higher average rate then doctors that practice in all other medical specialities. There are a variety of factors that lead to symptoms of burnout in the medical profession but for radiologists the major cause is the extreme pressure to do more in less time. Coupled with bureaucratic workload routine, a decreasing sense of... Read more

Executive Health Management

2018 28 Nov

By now, everyone is familiar with the impact that a shortage of nurses has on healthcare organisations. In any hospital, nurses are one of the highest budget components, and not just because of absolute employee numbers. Excessive overtime and the stress associated with it increases costs twice: first with the increased rate of pay, and second with... Read more

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Study: 'above average' burnout symptoms among Canadian radiologists

2018 03 Oct

Physician burnout is a significant issue in healthcare worldwide, and radiology burnout rates are ranked high compared to other specialities. A new study assessing radiologist and radiology trainee burnout in Canada finds above average burnout symptoms with regard to both emotional exhaustion and depersonalisation. "Future research directions... Read more

Executive Health Management

Critical compassion

2018 22 Sep

The Compassionate Care Initiative at the University of Virginia Compassionate care is essential to provide quality care and support a resilient workforce. The Compassionate Care Initiative offers programmes that support resilience for critical care providers and hospital leadership. “Compassion is central to being fully human” (Halifax... Read more

Executive Health Management

Human factor approaches improving EMR usability and satisfaction

2018 22 Sep

The EMR does not have to fail The much-maligned Electronic Medical Record (EMR) is not necessarily a tool which leads to physician burnout. The KLAS Arch Collaborative shows that proper training, personalisation and teamwork can optimise the use of this digital tool without stress and frustration. (For the purposes of this report, the terms... Read more

Executive Health Management

Staff matters infographic

2018 22 Sep

A snapshot view of the challenges facing healthcare human resources. Read more