February 24th 2023
It’s crucial for patient health and it needs help across the nation.
February 1st 2023
Doctors cite more support staff, reduced patient panels among solutions
January 31st 2023
Managing problems without delay is crucial; otherwise, the practice may suffer.
January 27th 2023
AMGA publishes data on medical group management processes.
There’s no single solution, but physicians, nurses, and managers all have roles in recruiting and retaining employees.
The 10 states with the highest rates of private employees enrolled in high-deductible health plans
HDHP continue to grow in popularity with employers.
Feds announce investigation of 7,600 phony nursing diplomas sold from 3 schools
Probe announced as staffing storages are predicted among top concerns in health care this year.
COVID-19 pandemic hurt hospital care for non-COVID patients
Study examines mortality rates as admissions surged in 2020.
New survey: Healthcare workers don't like their jobs
A Qualtrics survey found healthcare workers have a wide number of frustrations, and nearly 4 in 10 said they are considering finding other jobs.
National Academy of Medicine: 2023 must become year of action against burnout
President speaks on need for systemic changes that will make a difference for physicians in the workplace.
Health care sector among those posting job gains in December
President praises gains, touts insulin price cap for seniors as part of economic plan.
FTC moves to ban noncompete agreements in work contracts
Clauses are part of physician employment agreements and some states already regulate them.
Hospitals post 11th straight month of negative operating margins
November 2022 margin was slightly better than October last year.
Physicians Foundation survey points to real challenges, potential solutions for 2023
CEO discusses findings and low morale, social determinants of health, telehealth.
Top administrative challenges of 2023: Staffing
The No. 2 administrative challenge facing physicians in 2023.
Four factors that will likely affect health care in 2023
The health care industry will face myriad challenges in the coming year
Five trends for health systems in 2023
Adaptability and flexibility will be needed to deal with for challenges next year.
Waiting room concierge may improve customer service for primary care patients
No additional staff needed to let patients know if docs are running on time.
Health care adds jobs for November
National unemployment rate hovers at 3.5% to 3.7% since March, according to latest government figures.
Majority of health care workers losing sleep over their financial situation
65% say they are already living paycheck-to-paycheck
Hospitals on notice about adding measures to curb growing problems of workplace violence
CMS publishes memo to reinforce safety standards for physicians, support staff, and patients.
Integrated care could improve outcomes for patients while reducing burnout for physicians
Collaboration can add to professional fulfillment in family medicine, mental health.
U.S. health care a ‘very mixed picture’ with challenges for primary care, staffing
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality publishes state of the industry report.
How staff levels affect office burnout
Maximize licensure use at every level to avoid burnout.
Morale deteriorates in medical profession as doctors deal with staffing challenges, administrative burdens
‘Devastating effects’ showing up in primary care, according to latest findings by The Physicians Foundation.
When staffing affects physician office productivity
Staff, productivity, revenue: An interesting correlation.
Quick to the middle
Responding to market forces by being dynamic and flexible with staff pay.
Best practices for recruiting talented staff for your practice
Medical practices must go beyond simply offering competitive salaries and benefits packages to attract new talent and keep their best clinicians and administrative staff working for them.
Six strategies to mitigate provider burnout
Physicians must lead a team effort to generate support at every level of the organization.
Mistreatment of physicians with disabilities is widespread, study finds
Offensive remarks, threats of violence come from coworkers and patients alike
Health care leads job growth for September as national unemployment rate drops to 3.5%
Feds to revise questions about COVID-19 effects on jobless rate and will ask about telework.
Feds announce $346M to address worker shortages in health care
Programs will add community health workers, nurses in primary care, other specialties, and public health.
Patients, careers suffer when burnout builds up for physicians
International study examines intertwined effects as problem approaches global crisis.
Supply, demand out of balance for primary care, behavioral health in cities across U.S.
Analyst uses hyperlocal data to understand current and forecasted physician shortages.
COVID-19 had ‘profound’ effect as physician burnout rose in 2021
Family physicians were among those most at risk for increased burnout in pandemic.
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