The Importance of Anonymity in Physician Wellness Support
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by cws
2M ago
For healthcare organizations fighting burnout, knowing where physician wellness needs support is crucial. As outlined by  the National Academy of Medicine, assessment is one of six essential elements for organizational success when implementing wellness initiatives. Accurate assessments require trust, which, evidence suggests, requires anonymity. Physician wellness can be hindered by fears of anonymity In a 2020 interview with Champions of Wellness, Wendy Laine, director of wellness for the Emergency Physician Professional Association, specifically mentioned anonymity as a selling poin ..read more
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9 Ways to Promote Mental Health Awareness in the Clinical Setting
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by cws
10M ago
As May marks Mental Health Awareness Month, it is more important than ever to promote mental health awareness in the clinical setting. Mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, and substance abuse can all have a significant impact on clinicians’ well-being, leading to burnout or other adverse effects. This blog post will discuss nine ways to foster mental health awareness in the clinic environment, so that both patients and clinicians can benefit from better care. From encouraging open communication about mental health issues to providing resources for stress management, these tips ..read more
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Recent Studies on Clinician Mental Health and Well-Being
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by cws
10M ago
Over the last decade or so, the issue of clinician mental health and well-being has gained significant traction in the medical community. To further understand the pervasive threat of professional distress in healthcare, numerous peer-reviewed studies have been conducted to examine the state of clinicians’ mental health around the world. In this article, we will explore some of the most recent scientific studies published on clinician mental health. 1. Burnout among physicians In a study published in the JAMA Network Open Journal in 2019, researchers surveyed physicians globally and found t ..read more
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#030: Sparking Organizational Change in Healthcare
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by cws
1y ago
Subscribe to the show: Spotify, Apple Podcasts, TuneIn, and Stitcher. Enjoying our content? Please leave a review and rating, and let us know what topics you’d like us to talk about next. For episode 30, we listen to and discuss a few of the most impactful highlights from the Champions of Wellness Virtual Summit, which took place back in October. The post #030: Sparking Organizational Change in Healthcare appeared first on Champions of Wellness ..read more
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5 Causes of Nurse Burnout and How To Prevent Them
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by cws
1y ago
It is no secret that the nursing profession can be demanding and stressful. Nurse burnout is a real and serious issue, and it can lead to nurses leaving the profession altogether. This can have a negative impact on our healthcare institutions and our ability to provide patient care. In this blog post, we will discuss the 5 most common causes of nurse burnout and how to prevent them. Nurse burnout is not something that should be taken lightly. By implementing some of the solutions we suggest in this post, you can help keep your nurses healthy and happy – and that means better care for your ..read more
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#029: Individual Strategies for Maximizing Clinician Mental Health & Fulfillment
Champions of Wellness
by cws
1y ago
Subscribe to the show: Spotify, Apple Podcasts, TuneIn, and Stitcher. Enjoying our content? Please leave a review and rating, and let us know what topics you’d like us to talk about next. As we prepare for the 2022 Champions of Wellness Virtual Summit, we look back and discuss a few of the most impactful highlights from track 2 of last year’s event regarding tactics for healthcare workers to increase their well-being and fulfillment. If you haven’t yet registered, grab your free ticket to this year’s summit, happening on October 5th! The post #029: Individual Strategies for Maximizing Clin ..read more
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#028: Healthcare System Strategies for Optimizing Processes & Culture
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by cws
1y ago
Subscribe to the show: Spotify, Apple Podcasts, TuneIn, and Stitcher. Enjoying our content? Please leave a review and rating, and let us know what topics you’d like us to talk about next. As we prepare for the 2022 Champions of Wellness Virtual Summit, we look back and discuss a few of the most impactful highlights from track 1 of last year’s event regarding how wellness leaders can improve organizational culture and staff well-being. If you haven’t yet registered, grab your free ticket to this year’s summit, happening on October 5th! The post #028: Healthcare System Strategies for Optimiz ..read more
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Strategies to Mitigate the Staff Shortage in Healthcare
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by cws
1y ago
TGM_PAGESPEED_LAZY_ITEMS_INGORED_BLOCK_0_1 The COVID-19 pandemic has led to significant changes in workforce supply and demand across the world, especially in healthcare. According to the latest reports, resignations of clinical staff have reached unprecedented levels in the past year, and the staff shortages in healthcare are only expected to worsen. It’s clear that action is needed to retain and attract staff. What exactly is driving this phenomenon, and how can you, as a leader, mitigate the staff shortage? Burnout and Mental Health Impact on Healthcare The rise of clinician burnout a ..read more
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3 Ways to Help Eliminate Stigma About Employee Mental Health
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by cws
1y ago
TGM_PAGESPEED_LAZY_ITEMS_INGORED_BLOCK_0_1 As workplace distress has increased over the past several years, more organizations than ever before are implementing strategic initiatives to support employee well-being. However, even with this support in place, the stigma surrounding mental health support continues to keep those in need from seeking help. One of the best things employers can do for their teams is work to remove the pervasive stigmas around employee mental health. Attitudes that mental health issues are some sort of weakness or flaw can prevent employees from utilizing the vital ..read more
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New Mayo Clinic Report Sheds Light on Healthcare Professional Well-Being
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by cws
2y ago
How exactly was healthcare worker well-being affected during 2021? A mental health assessment tool invented by Mayo Clinic recently released a comprehensive report detailing the data they gathered over the past year—data from over 165,000+ assessments. The state of well-being 2021-2022 You can download the free report at: https://www.mywellbeingindex.org/state-of-well-being-2021-2022-report The tool, called the Well-Being Index, allows medical professionals to anonymously assess their mental health on a monthly basis, track their progress over time, and access resources to help them impr ..read more
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