The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine has named a committee to study and report on the scientific evidence regarding the causes of clinician burnout, the consequences for clinicians and patients, and interventions to support clinician well-being and resilience. The National Academy of Medicine Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience, whose sponsors include the AHA, last year issued a discussion paper calling for research to identify the organizational and health system factors that place physicians, nurses and other health care professionals at increased risk for burnout; the implications for health care outcomes; and effective interventions to improve clinician well-being. The NAM Collaborative and AHA Physician Alliance both offer resources to help hospitals and health systems promote clinician resilience and well-being.
In this AHA Stat blog post, Elisa Arespacochaga, vice president of AHA's Physician Alliance, highlights how three organizations – HCA Healthcare, Erlanger…
AHA Stat Blog: Hospitals and health systems share lessons for fostering physician well-being and fighting burnout
AHA Chief Medical Officer Jay Bhatt, D.O., shares examples of how Avera Health in South Dakota, WellSpan York Hospital in Pennsylvania, and the University of…
While health care has made great strides, interoperability among health care technologies remains very limited.
A National Academy of Medicine committee studying the causes of clinician burnout, consequences for clinicians and patients, and interventions to support…
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