Care Coordination and the Labor Shortage: How We Can Prepare

Today’s care coordination is often a manual and time-consuming process that depends on hard-copy patient lists, notes, and other physical documentation. Improving this state of affairs has historically involved throwing people at the problem—dedicating hours and staff to tasks like closing care gaps, securing referrals, placing follow-up calls, and more.

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More Than 5K Nurses Sign Up for Free Burnout Prevention Program

More than 5,000 nurses have signed up for a new free nurse burnout prevention program in which the American Nurses Association (ANA) is encouraging its members to participate. ANA has partnered with SE Healthcare for the Burnout Prevention Enrichment CenterTM, a web-based platform that offers 24/7 an ever-growing collection of tools and audio and video educational content to help prevent career burnout.

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How Burnout Impacts Healthcare Workers

According to a study by the National Center for Health Workforce Analysis that looked at the supply and demand projections of nurses, some states will experience a shortage of registered nurses and licensed practical/vocational nurses by 2030, and a report by the Association of American Medical Colleges projected a shortage of 139,000 physicians by 2033.

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Mistreatment and Discrimination Take Burnout Toll on Physicians

Physician burnout was a concern before the coronavirus pandemic, which has exacerbated the problem. Earlier research has linked physician burnout to negative personal and professional consequences. The new research article, which was published by JAMA Network Open, is based on data collected from more than 6,500 physicians. The study has several key findings.

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Creating a Culture of Recognition in Healthcare Using the Right Digital Strategy

This challenge is top of mind for healthcare leaders, especially as turnover rates have nearly doubled at hospitals and health systems. Now, with leaders looking for ways to attract and retain talent at all levels, some organizations are leveraging digital tools and communications to help restore joy in work—with excellent results. Here are four considerations around where to start.

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