Search Tag: burnout

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

Executive Health Management

Future Nursing Supply Set to Drop

2015 27 Sep

As previously predicted, nursing shortage ten years from now may not be as dire as initially forecasted. However research still suggests that there will be approximately a 4 percent shortfall (130,000 nurses) by 2025. The findings are published in the current issue of Medical Care.Researchers from Montana State University and Darthmouth College found... Read more

Executive Health Management

12 Hour Nursing Shifts Triggering Dissatisfaction

2015 17 Sep

According to research published in BMJ Open, working 12+ hour shifts is linked to a heightened risk of burnout, job dissatisfaction, and intention to leave among hospital nurses. Working long shifts is very common in England, Ireland and Poland but this research reveals that job satisfaction and burnout are issues that are already of concern in the... Read more

ICU Management

Innovative Anti-Burnout Programme

2015 28 Aug

Stanford Hospital has implemented an innovative "time-banking" programme intended to prevent burnout amongst its emergency room physicians. Its Department of Emergency Medicine now provides physicians with meals, housecleaning and an array of other services — babysitting, elder care, movie tickets, handyman services, speech training and more — as part... Read more

ICU Management

Survey: Critical Care Docs Most Likely to Experience Burnout

2015 08 Jun

Medscape’s annual physician lifestyle report puts critical care physicians at the top of the league for burnout, with 53% of critical care respondents saying that they were burned out.Emergency medicine was not far behind at 52%, and half of all family physicians, internists, and general surgeons reported burnout. Interestingly, specialties reporting... Read more

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