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Physician Burnout Impacts Safety, Professionalism, Patient Satisfaction

Physician Burnout Impacts Safety, Professionalism, Patient Satisfaction

Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare By Christopher Cheney September 17, 2018 Physician burnout has the potential to put patient care at risk, recent research shows. The research, which was published in JAMA Internal Medicine, found burnout increased the likelihood of patient safety incidents, care deficiencies linked to low professionalism, and lower patient satisfaction. The research examine ...Read More →

Breaking Up is Hard to Do

Breaking Up is Hard to Do

ASHRM By Leigh Ann Yates, MBA, CPHRM, AIC, FASHRM September 12, 2018 Breaking up with difficult patients is a hot topic for health care providers. Having a properly structured termination process for the ambulatory/physician practice setting is essential in any Risk Management program to help manage difficult patients. Ending a physician/patient relationship is a last resort when all other efforts ...Read More →

Lack of real-world EHR testing causes patient safety problems, experts say

Lack of real-world EHR testing causes patient safety problems, experts say

Fierce Healthcare By Rose Meltzer August 29, 2018 Electronic health records (EHRs) have frustrated physicians for years, causing confusion and workflow challenges. In extreme scenarios, they can even cause patient harm. While implementation and training play a role, a new analysis from the Pew Charitable Trusts, MedStar Health’s Center for Human Factors in Healthcare, and the American Medical Asso ...Read More →