Search Tag: physician burnout

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

Cardiology Management

Physician burnout - looking beyond occupational stressors

2018 28 Feb

It is generally believed that burnout is a serious problem among physicians, and work-related factors (i.e., long or irregular shifts, issues with co-workers, etc.) are often cited as culprits. A recent review by Panagioti et al. has found that about half of U.S. cardiologists suffer from burnout. The authors suggest that burnout among cardiologists... Read more

Executive Health Management

The overlooked healthcare burnout victims: neurosurgeons

2018 14 Feb

A number of studies have looked at physician burnout, but little is known on how prevalent this problem is amongst neurosurgeons in particular. New research from the Keck School of Medicine of USC shows that two-thirds of neurosurgeons experience burnout during training, and stressors at work are partly to blame. For this study, researchers surveyed... Read more

IT Management

Cognitive Computing Used to Fight Physician Burnout

2017 07 Mar

Healthcare leaders continue to find ways to address the problem of physician burnout as this impacts on patient care. At the Cleveland Clinic, cognitive computing is now used to reduce clinician workloads as well as simplify workflows and increase efficiency. See Also : Burnout: Practical Psychological Strategies to Cope Through a collaboration... Read more

IMAGING Management

Physician Burnout: Ways to Improve Radiologist Wellbeing

2017 17 Jan

Poor leadership skills, particularly for physicians working in large centres, have a significant association with physician burnout and dissatisfaction, according to a review to appear in the journal Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology. The study is available online as an accepted manuscript. See Also : 9 Ways to Prevent Doctor Burnout... Read more

Executive Health Management

Mayo Clinic: 9 Ways to Prevent Doctor Burnout

2016 22 Nov

  Burnout is one of the most urgent problems facing healthcare management with staff under pressure from a punishing workload that can lead to depression, substance abuse, poor performance and even suicide. Mayo Clinic has released a paper suggesting nine economical strategies it has implemented to tackle this critical problem. “The reality... Read more

Executive Health Management

EHR Leading to Burnout

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... Read more

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... Read more

ICU Management

How Doctors Can Address Suffering

2015 22 Dec

Doctors can play a pivotal role in addressing suffering if they can expand how they work with patients, according to an opinion piece published in JAMA by University of Rochester Professor Ronald M. Epstein, MD, and oncologist Anthony L. Back, University of Washington. “Patients suffer. Yet clinical care has moved away from addressing suffering”,... Read more

Executive Health Management

Physician Burnout is Worsening

2015 03 Dec

An update from a three-year study that evaluated burnout and work-life balance reveals that burnout among American physicians is worse today than it was three years earlier. The study was conducted by Mayo Clinic researchers in collaboration with the American Medical Association and the findings appear in Mayo Clinic Proceedings.  “Burnout manifests... Read more