Posts filed under: Disruptive Physicians

  • Physician stress and burnout
Managing Stress in the Orthopaedic Family: Avoiding Burnout, Achieving Resilience. Published in the Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery (J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2011;93:40.  doi:10.2106/JBJS.J.01252). Authors: M. Catherine Sargent, Wayne Sotile, Mary O. Sotile, Harry Rubash, Peter S. Vezeridis, Larry Harmon,...
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While healthcare has readily adopted Pay-for-Performance relating to technical skills, perhaps the time has come to embrace Pay-for-Professionalism for physicians. Should we admit that these non-technical skills matter enough for a new approach? If physician productivity is important enough to be incentivized,...
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From the 2013 Medscape survey on physician burnout, here is a sampling of the highest and lowest physician burnout rates by specialty:   Highest rate of physician burnout: Emergency medicine (51%) Critical care (50%) Family medicine (43%)   Lowest rate...
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