Burnout

Oct 2, 2018
A National Academy of Medicine committee studying the causes of clinician burnout, consequences for clinicians and patients, and interventions to support clinician well-being and resilience yesterday held its first public meeting in Washington, D.C.
Nov 10, 2020
David Zaas, M.D., chief clinical officer for MUSC Health in South Carolina and CEO of its Charleston Division, talks with Nancy Foster, AHA vice president for quality and patient safety, about strategies and tools to address burnout as health care professionals continue to care for COVID-19…
Nov 10, 2020
David Zaas, M.D., chief clinical officer for MUSC Health in South Carolina and CEO of its Charleston Division, talks with Nancy Foster, AHA vice president for quality and patient safety, about strategies and tools to address burnout as health care professionals continue to care for COVID-19…
Oct 27, 2020
The resurgence of COVID-19 has left health care leaders with one eye focused on recovery and financial viability and the other on the resiliency of front-line caregivers, many of whom have lasting effects from what they experienced during the initial waves of COVID-19.
Oct 20, 2020
More hospitals are implementing policies and programs to address the mental and emotional wellbeing of staff members, writes American Organization for Nursing Leadership board member Anne Schmidt, chief nursing officer at Novant Health UVA Health System’s Prince William Medical Center and Haymarket…
Oct 20, 2020
In 2019, the term “burnout” was added to the World Health Organization’s International Classification of Diseases (ICD). According to the ICD, burnout is a “syndrome conceptualized as resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed.”
Oct 12, 2020
We know that prior to the COVID-19 outbreak, demand for health care workers and health care job openings were at record highs. We also know that the pandemic created pressure to quickly ramp up staffing levels and optimize surge capacity, even as the cancellation of non-emergent surgeries caused…
Apr 9, 2020
Burnout is a significant challenge for health care organizations, especially in rural hospitals that struggle with recruiting new clinicians.
Jan 29, 2020
Statistics on physician suicide and burnout served as the impetus for ChristianaCare in Newark, Del., to create the Center for WorkLife Wellbeing, which builds support systems to enable physicians to reconnect with the joy and meaning in medicine. The Center’s work is not just about minimizing…
Jan 8, 2020
Carrie Saia, CEO of Holton (Kan.) Community Hospital, and Erin Locke, a physician at the hospital, recently participated in AHA’s Physician Leadership Experience and shared their thoughts on why this unique opportunity so profoundly affects providers.