Search Tag: burnout

Executive Health Management

How to Avoid Post-Pandemic Burnout: 5 Top Leadership Tips

2021 14 Jun

Healthcare organisations have been long aware of the frequency and related dangers of burnout in the medical field, but the stress and strain of the last 18 months of the COVID-19, have made it much more urgent. Reports released by a number of major US healthcare organisations have called the situation “a public health crisis” and warned... Read more

Executive Health Management

Healthcare Leaders Discuss Pandemic Role of the Chief Wellness Officer

2021 13 May

Long before the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare systems struggled to manage the mental health and wellbeing of their diverse healthcare workforce who often suffered from stress, anxiety, long working hours and other related issues, which can lead to workplace burnout.  The relatively new role of the chief wellness officer (CWO) are tasked with... Read more

ICU Management

ICU Mental Health in the Ongoing Pandemic: How Will We Be Okay?

2021 19 Apr

After a year of this pandemic, this article explores what we currently understand about the psychological impact experienced by ICU teams and provides practical guidance to help build personal and team resilience as the journey with COVID-19 continues with no end in sight. Introduction When COVID-19 emerged as a new pathogen, the pictures... Read more

ICU Management

Top Five Priorities for a New ICU Director During the First Year

2021 19 Apr

During the first year, the ICU director should take a snapshot of the ICU situation and invest time and resources to acquire good and real data that will drive priorities of care and management. After that, implementation of basic protocols and creating a programme to engage and protect the staff against burnout should be considered. Finally, we... Read more

IMAGING Management

Resilience in the Time of Covid-19

2021 08 Mar

ECR – European Congress for Radiology – is the gold standard for radiology conferences as proven over many years. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the 2021 edition is an online event. Resilience in the face of challenge is what the organisers (the ESR) have shown to make this conference possible.   Radiology has always been the  raison  d'être   for ECR.... Read more

Health Management

Competency: Is It the Wonder ‘Drug’?

2021 15 Feb

In the world of modern healthcare, especially since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the understanding of interaction between healthcare professionals’ burnout, morale and competence level is key to improving the quality of care and decrease staff turnover. A team of experts investigate this complex area and question some current practices of... Read more

Executive Health Management

Burnout in U.S. Nurses: Risks and Consequences

2021 14 Feb

A new study looks into the issue of nurse burnout in the U.S. and associated factors, urging healthcare provider organisations to improve their management effort in this area.   You might also like: Resilience: The Airbag for Nurses and Other Healthcare Professions   Burnout is recognised as one of the major problems... Read more

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