Tag: work-life balance

How traveling the world actually helps this freelancing couple save money

Here’s a question for you to mull over: Is it possible to travel the world and save money? This was something my wife, Karen, and...

Everything you need to know about upstate New York’s booming housing market

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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...

‘High-Performance’ Workspaces Can Turn Off Diverse Professionals. Why It Shouldn’t.

Those two words are steeped in the idea of white supremacy, perfectionism and an impossible work-life balance. Franchise Your Business Schedule a FREE one-on-one session...

Do Videos Show Med Student Abuse or Rite of Passage?

It’s a routine day at the hospital. A patient arrives with a suspicious leg swelling. A medical student on duty says the likely cause is...

It’s happening: Young people are moving to golf communities

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Best Vacations for Doctors Ready to Travel: Where To Go?

Americans are traveling as if they’ve been unleashed — crowding the skies, highways, and byways, looking for a well-deserved respite. Physicians and other healthcare workers,...

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...

Resident Pay, Relationships Stay Steady Amid Uncertainty of COVID

Medical residents faced a challenging year in 2021; they were called upon to navigate the front lines of a pandemic while working to complete their...

The pandemic is inspiring Kickstarter and Unilever to test four-day workweeks — but will it hurt productivity?

An office is no longer synonymous with conference rooms and cubicles. For many, it’s become synonymous with being at home with pets, family members or...

Jamie Dimon insists his workers return to the office — here’s why that’s a bit rich

It’s time to hire a dog walker, and change out of your Lululemon LULU, +0.49% sweats. That’s the message JPMorgan Chase’s chief executive, Jamie Dimon,...

High Rates of Work-Related Trauma, PTSD in Intern Physicians

Work-related posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is three times higher in interns than the general population, new research shows. Investigators assessed PTSD in more than 1100...

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...