Though traditional fee-for-service reimbursement is tied to volume, quality patient care can’t be increased by simply adding more appointments.
It’s good to seek professional help and try coping strategies when you’re feeling burned out. But if those don’t work, then it might be time to consider prioritizing yourself and walking away from your job.
EHR interoperability is a great idea in theory, but the reality leaves much to be desired.
“Probably one of the best decision's that I made, which has allowed me to continue to enjoy medical practice, was borne out of necessity.”
Oncologist Kamal Malaker unexpectedly found himself in need of heart surgery. The experience changed the way he practices medicine.
Here are some of the root causes and potential solutions for physician burnout.
Physicians are people, too. They need a way to relax after a hard day’s work. Twelve of them have found a way to unwind: in front of a crowd, by playing cover songs, and raising money for charitable causes.
The quality of patient care depends on high-functioning providers. The increasing trend and data confirming the negative impact of physicians’ ill health on patient care means that the healthcare industry must search for answers — now.
One antidote to physician burnout is to focus on increasing happiness and work satisfaction.
In this day and age, no matter how well you plan your day or efficiently execute your tasks, things can go awry.