How to Improve Physician Mental Health & Well-Being

How to Improve Physician Mental Health & Well-Being

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 1 in 5 U.S. adults experience mental illness. The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated mental health problems, leading Dr. Anthony Fauci to warn that a “mental health...
Burnout: What Clinicians are Saying

Burnout: What Clinicians are Saying

(Last updated: 02/19/2021) We previously looked at the problem of physician burnout and several ways to fight it. But what are physicians themselves actually saying about the issue? Spok, a company specializing in healthcare communications, recently conducted...
How to Manage Pandemic-Related Physician Stress and Burnout

How to Manage Pandemic-Related Physician Stress and Burnout

Physician stress and burnout was already a major problem prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, 92% of clinicians in a recent survey have called it a public health crisis. With physician stress and burnout being such a dire problem even in normal times, how much...
Physician Burnout: How to Curb a Growing Problem

Physician Burnout: How to Curb a Growing Problem

(Last Updated: 05/15/2020) Healthcare providers face many challenges, from cybersecurity to technology implementation, and improving the patient experience. But perhaps the most serious challenge involves hospitals’ greatest resource: their staff. Physician...