Search Tag: job satisfaction

IT Management

EHR Leading Physicians to Burnout, Low Job Satisfaction

2016 06 Jul

The expansion of the electronic environment in healthcare is coming at a cost. According to a national study of physicians led by Mayo Clinic, the use of electronic health records (EHRs) and digital physician order entry is leading to increased professional burnout and lower job satisfaction. “Electronic health records hold great promise for enhancing... Read more

Executive Health Management

Harnessing Motivation to Change Doctor Behaviour

2015 08 Dec

Motivated physicians play an important role in providing high-quality healthcare. As such, policy makers and hospital leaders are continually looking for ways to optimise physician behaviour and ensure better care delivery. What's needed is to find the right mix of physician motivators to improve efficiency and productivity, according to a Viewpoint... 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

Executive Health Management

5 Hospital Benefits of Patient-Centred Care

2015 09 Jun

The patient-centred care model benefits patients who become more empowered and receive better care. More than a trend, industry experts and policy advocates everywhere have touted it as the strategy that will fix the healthcare system once and for all, according to Richard Kimball Jr., a financial executive with deep proficiency in the healthcare industry... Read more

Executive Health Management

Hospital Mergers: Managing Staff Expectations to Sustain Job Satisfaction

2015 25 Jan

Hospital mergers began in the UK in the late 1990s to deal with underperformance. Despite their prevalence, there is a lack of research on how such organisational changes affect job satisfaction levels and potentially compromise the quality of healthcare services provided. A recent study about the impact of hospital mergers on employee satisfaction aimed... Read more

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