Search Tag: burnout

ICU Management

Professional Coaching Intervention and the Well-being of Physicians

2019 18 Aug

Burnout is a major problem among physicians. Clinicians who are at the front line of care are especially at high risk. Burnout is not just one simple issue; it can have a negative impact on the quality of care, the patient-doctor relationship, physician productivity, and doctor turnover. There are many factors that could lead to burnout. These include... Read more

IT Management

IT and Clinician Collaboration for Better Workflow

2019 06 Aug

Consumerism is a growing trend in healthcare , which is not surprising given the industry's shift towards value-based care model. As a result, patient expectations have changed. Taking cues from their interactions with other services industries (e.g., food and travel), patients now demand "better" services from healthcare providers, including higher... Read more

Cardiology Management

New Survey Reports Burnout and Stress Among Cardiologists

2019 04 Jul

Findings from the American College of Cardiology's Professional Life Survey show that approximately 27% of American cardiologists are burned out, and 49.5% are under stress. The survey is published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.  2313 cardiologists and fellows in training were included in the survey. As per the findings... Read more

ICU Management

Nighttime Intensivist Staffing

2019 03 Jul

The work hours and sleep schedules of physicians who have completed training have seldom been studied. But there is ample evidence that suggests that sleep deprivation can cause errors in decision-making even in easy and familiar circumstances. Keeping in mind that the critical care setting is usually quite stressful, long working hours and sleep... Read more

ICU Management

How to Deal with Physician Burnout in the ICU

2019 03 Jul

According to a study published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, shortening the length of rotations in the ICU from the traditional 14-day schedule to only seven consecutive days can help mitigate burnout among critical care physicians.  Penn Medicine implemented a pilot initiative across four critical care... Read more

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

IMAGING Management

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

IMAGING Management

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

IMAGING Management

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