Tag: work-life balance

How tech companies are bringing workers back to the office: Slowly and with ‘social’ incentives

As they return to work, employees of website platform Contentful Inc. are getting an eyeful of their new offices in Berlin and Denver and a...

Zero-Burnout Practices Often Solo, Physician-Owned

Primary care practices with zero burnout are more often solo practices owned by physicians and practices not involved in transformation initiatives, such as accountable care...

Mental Health Questions for Docs Still Violating Disabilities Act

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. With the COVID-19 pandemic, already high rates of suicide, depression, and...

More workers negotiate a return to the office — but working from home is a privilege open to precious few Americans

As white-collar workplaces debate the future of hybrid work with more than half of U.S. adults fully vaccinated, a new analysis provides a reminder that...

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...

Here’s one financial reason why employees want to work from home — and employers had a hand in it

Markers showing people how to stand six feet apart on the floors of stores and sidewalks may soon be relics of the pandemic as more...

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%...

Doc Who Died of COVID Leaves Family $20M Baseball Card Collection

A Tampa, Florida neurologist who died of COVID-19 complications has bequeathed to his family a baseball card collection estimated at $20 million to be auctioned...

Physicians’ Trust in Healthcare Leadership Drops in Pandemic

Physicians’ trust in healthcare system leaders has taken a steep drop during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a survey conducted by NORC at the University...

Require Doctors Be COVID-19 Vaccinated?

Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. Should COVID-19 vaccinations be required for healthcare providers? Most clinicians polled by Medscape...

‘Everything seems to go smoother when we’re together’: Companies dangle spa weekends and free meals to lure workers back to the office

Thomas Jepsen, founder of Passion Plans, a company that helps connect home buyers with architects and designers, is among the cohort of employers that are...

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...

Unlike previous downturns, women are bearing the brunt of the COVID recession — here’s why

It’s not just in the U.S. — across the world, the pandemic-induced recession has had a disproportionately negative impact on women in terms of employment. ...

Most people couldn’t correctly answer this pandemic-related tax quiz. Can you do better?

The pandemic’s economic fallout is putting people’s tax knowledge to the test, and they’re not passing with flying colors. A new survey indicates that many...

About 1 in 5 Clinicians Considers Quitting Due to Pandemic: Survey

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to take its toll on the well-being...

5 Ways Your Chronic Stress Is Affecting Your Business

August 28, 2019 6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The following excerpt is from Dr. Nadine Greiner’s book Stress-Less Leadership....

PwC lets U.K.-based staff choose start times — and clock off early in the summer

PwC has told its U.K. based staff they can spend around half their working hours at home after the COVID-19 pandemic ends — and clock...

The Retired Nurse Who Could Give COVID Shots But Couldn’t Get One

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Martha Gallagher, a 75-year-old retired school nurse, wanted to volunteer for...

One Psychiatrist Making a Difference

Dr Mona Masood Have you ever had a really good idea about how to improve the delivery of mental health services? An idea that would...

Gastroenterologists Split on Less Pay for More Life Balance

Work-life balance was the top concern by far among gastroenterologists, according to responses in the Medscape Gastroenterologist Lifestyle, Happiness & Burnout Report 2021. Gastroenterologists were...

Psychiatrists’ Happiness, Well-Being Hit Hard by COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Events of the past year have taken a huge toll on...

1 in 10 Family Docs With Burnout Consider Quitting Medicine

Nearly half (47%) of family physicians who reported experiencing burnout in a Medscape survey said the burnout had had a strong or a severe impact...

Philadelphia relies on a commuter tax to balance its budget. What does that mean in a work-from-home world?

Jon Dumont has walked through Philadelphia’s Center City district to and from his office for years, passing familiar businesses and friendly faces. But the experience...

Does Cancer Care Inspire Great Writing?

Oncologists face unique emotional challenges because of the frequency of the morbidity and mortality they see, which may be unparalleled among specialists. “We see tragedy...

Microsoft hits $40 billion in quarterly sales for first time, reports record earnings

Microsoft Corp. blew away earnings expectations Tuesday as it surpassed $40 billion in sales and $15 billion in profit in a quarter for the first...