Search Tag: burnout

IMAGING Management

Burned Out Radiologists Feel 'Unheard'

2020 11 Feb

Work overload, a lack of autonomy and disputes with administrators are among the many factors contributing to "high burnout" in academic radiologists in the United States.     You might also like: Radiologist Burnout   Researchers conducted a study on this important health issue that impacts on the delivery of care.   An online... Read more

Executive Health Management

Nurses: Dealing With Suicide and Burnout

2020 04 Feb

Nurses in the U.S., both male and female, are at higher risk of suicide than the general population, shows one recent study, while another, conducted in the UK, explores the relationship between compassion fatigue and nurse turnover.   You may also like: Resilience: The Airbag for Nurses and Other Healthcare Professions   Suicide... Read more

Executive Health Management

A Mobile Solution Easing Imaging Workflow and Burnout

2020 29 Jan

Summary: Streamlining radiology workflow is critical for reducing burnout and making imaging departments as efficient as possible. A developer of an innovative app focusing on easing daily radiology tasks spoke to HealthManagement.org about the thinking behind the creation and the effect it’s having on an imaging department. At present, the... Read more

ICU Management

2020 13 Jan

Staffing. Burnout. Retention. Quality. You don’t often speak to direct care nurses or nurse managers about their units without these common themes emerging. They’re all elements associated with the health of the nursing work environment — a topic that the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) has been studying for over a decade. ... Read more

IMAGING Management

AI Breast Cancer Diagnosis Matches Two Doctors

2020 02 Jan

A newly-published study in the journal Nature suggests that AI diagnoses breast cancer from mammograms more accurately than radiologists.   A computer, specially designed and trained by a team of researchers from international bodies such as Google Health and Imperial College London, performed as well as two doctors working together.... Read more

IMAGING Management

Our Top 10 Imaging Stories from 2019

2019 27 Dec

As the year draws to a close, we take a look at our ten most viewed Imaging stories across our 2019 news and journals.   Multisociety AI Radiology Ethics Framework Announced With AI moving into radiology at lightning speed, international imaging and informatics societies have worked together to produce a paper on ethics guidance.... Read more

IMAGING Management

Duplicate Imaging Orders Cut By 40% With EHR Visual Nudge

2019 18 Dec

One advantage of using electronic health records (EHR) is that teams of clinicians can simultaneously care for patients. But this may lead to clinicians making unintentional duplicate orders for tests and medications. Inclusion of passive visual cues in the EHR that provide "just-in-time" decision support can be a solution to this duplication... Read more

IT Management

Improvements Reduce EHR Burnout

2019 17 Dec

Healthcare has started moving into the post-electronic health record, with its sights set on a future of advanced analytics, telemedicine, population health, and artificial intelligence. You might also like: Why is New Zealand a Leading Light in EHR Machine Learning Amidst this change, however, EHRs remain a source of daily annoyance for... Read more

Executive Health Management

More Self-Compassion Means Better Care Quality

2019 27 Nov

Healthcare Assistants (HCAs) with lower levels of self-criticism and higher levels of self-kindness deliver better outcomes for patients. Such are the results of a new research from  Christchurch Group  – the UK’s provider of award-winning neurorehabilitation services – led by the Group’s Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist, Dr Julianne... Read more

IMAGING Management

Radiologist Burnout

2019 23 Oct

Physician burnout is a major health issue affecting not only radiologists but also other medical practitioners. A Medscape survey (January 2019) of 15,000+ doctors reveals an overall physician burnout rate of 44%, with urologists self-reporting the most burnout at 54% and radiologists placing a notch higher than the average at 45%.   Burnout... Read more