physician stress

physician stress

Medical practice The mental stress of medical practice–eg, responsibility for life and health, long working hrs, examination of unclothed Pts–with the potential for boundary violations, threat of malpractice litigation, ready access to psychoactive and addicting drugs, financial concerns, and need to keep current in one's scope of practice
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The MATRIX Report details four fundamental methods to lower physician stress and improve physician's ability to recharge.
As a result of these concerns there is understandably a great amount of physician stress.
Practices that provided support for work-life balance, that emphasized quality, and had congruent values among physicians and leadership had less physician stress and burnout.
While physician stress itself is nothing new, recent research has been shedding new light on how this stress affects them - and what health care organizations can do to help.
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Increasing complexity, growing external monitoring and intrusions affecting decisions about care delivery, time demands, changing models of care, and significant reductions in reimbursement have all led to increased levels of physician stress, frustration, and career dissatisfaction.
This data shows that physician stress and burnout is prevalent and increasing," said Mitchell Best, PWS chief operating officer.
We need to take a proactive supportive approach in dealing with physician stress and burnout and provide support early in the process in a positive, empathetic, supportive, confidential, collegial manner.
This acquisition will jump start our efforts to service our existing 17,000-plus doctor base and new clients in outsourcing the management of human resources, employee benefits, payroll and workers' compensation, a major source of physician stress and expense," Willis Hale, President and CEO of Peer Review said.
Implement an early physician intervention program that emphasizes a positive, supportive rather than crisis-invoked, punitive approach to physician interventions with a focus on physician stress reduction, satisfaction, retention and productivity.
The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, for instance, maintains a physician stress project team to provide guidance to academy members.
In the following pages of this special report on discouraged doctors, The Physician Executive explores the many factors that contribute to physician stress, burnout and low morale.

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