Tag: physician burnout

Hospitals to Blame for Pandemic Nurse Shortage? It’s Complicated

National Nurses United (NNU), a California-based union with 175,000 members, is blaming hospitals for nursing shortages that have arisen during the COVID-19 pandemic. In a...

Connecticut Chapter of ACC at Center of Twitter Dustup

Tweets from a black female medical student about the perils of being on call after lengthy hospital shifts was met with a stinging rebuke from...

Doctor Burnout Is Affecting Patients: Survey

July 29, 2021 — Much attention and literature have focused on increased doctor burnout, which has worsened during the COVID-19 global pandemic. But according...

Global Heart Organizations Unite to Promote Clinician Well-Being

Global action is needed to improve clinician well-being and reduce burnout, both of which are and will be crucial for providing high-quality patient care, four...

Americans Want Telehealth to Stay, National Poll Shows

A significant proportion of patients want telehealth services to remain a permanent part of healthcare, newly released results from a national poll show. Sponsored by...

Many Mohs Surgeons Are Struggling on the Job

Many Mohs surgeons are struggling on the job, and women seem to be especially vulnerable, a new survey suggests. In a measurement of well-being, 40%...

Less After-Hours Work on EHRs Linked to Less Physician Burnout

Physicians who spend less time charting after-hours and those who have better organizational support for their electronic health records (EHRs) are less likely to report...

COVID-19 Drives Physician Burnout for Some Specialties

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Physician burnout remains at a critical level, at 42% overall ―...

More US Cardiologists Opting for Larger Practices

US cardiologists are increasingly opting out of solo or small practices, and joining larger practices, according to a new analysis of US data from 2013...

Position Statement Tackles Sleep to Prevent Physician Burnout

There is a pressing need to evaluate the role of sleep disruption, sleep deprivation, and circadian misalignment in physician well-being and burnout, the American Academy...

COMMENTARY: NYU Med Student Joins COVID Fight: ‘Time to Step Up’

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 02, 2020 — On the evening of March 24, I got the email. When the bolded...