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.
May 16, 2019
The AHA Physician Alliance today released a resource to help hospital and health system leaders address burnout in their organizations.
May 7, 2019
In this AHA Stat blog post, Elisa Arespacochaga, vice president of the AHA Physician Alliance, highlights strategies from four female physicians who participate in the Women’s Wellness through Equity and Leadership Grant Program on how to address burnout professionally and personally.
Apr 8, 2019
Physician engagement is a top priority for Trinity Health Of New England. Improving communications and building relationships between Physicians, Clinical Leadership, and Consumers is critical to how Trinity is cultivating physician engagement. That means being willing to take an unflinching…
Feb 22, 2019
Physician burnout and satisfaction with work-life integration improved in the United States between 2014 and 2017, but there is still room for improvement, according to a study reported today in Mayo Clinic Proceedings.
Feb 5, 2019
According to research, 51 percent of physicians report symptoms of burnout and the impact on the entire health care field is increasing. In today’s distracted world we are bouncing from one activity to the next, trying to do more with less and pushing our abilities to the limit. How is it that some…
Jan 16, 2019
Truly successful health care teams are those that involve the whole staff and not just those with a clinical background. The health care team involves not just physicians, nurses, and other clinical staff but administrators, quality improvement professionals, risk management, environmental services…
Dec 12, 2018
In this AHA Stat blog post, Elisa Arespacochaga, vice president of AHA's Physician Alliance, highlights how three organizations – HCA Healthcare, Erlanger Health System and the Minnesota Hospital Association – have implemented strategies to help tackle physician burnout.
Oct 16, 2018
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 Alabama at Birmingham Health System are implementing efforts to advance clinician well-being and reduce burnout. Read more. 
Oct 12, 2018
While health care has made great strides, interoperability among health care technologies remains very limited.