Do you feel like it's impossible to balance your work and life commitments? The prevalence and severity of physician and provider stress and burnout has been increasing. In fact, according to a 2015 survey by VITAL WorkLife and Cejka Search, 57% of responding physicians cited concerns about work/life balance as a cause of [...]
It is ironic how in medical practice, many professional demands make it more difficult to be healthy rather than enhance our ability to model good lifestyle choices for patients. The stress and demands of medical practice can also foster unhealthy habits, such as inadequate sleep or the consumption of convenience foods.
Social networking sites, chat rooms, virtual worlds and blogs are how teens and tweens socialize online. It’s important to help your child learn how to navigate these spaces safely. Among the pitfalls of online socializing are sharing too much information or posting comments, photos or videos causing damage to a reputation or [...]
Once again, the holidays are upon us. What is a festive season for many can be a miserable time of high drama and anxiety for others.
For every physician or provider working long hours under tremendous stress, there is usually a spouse, life partner or even a few close friends who are frustrated by the lack of time and attention they. Add children to the mix and the problems compound exponentially. For many physicians and providers, it's a revelation to [...]
There is one constant in the healthcare environment; it is always changing. With the changes over the past few years, an increasing number of healthcare system and hospital leaders are acknowledging the importance of employee and physician engagement. The resiliency of both doctors and health care employees during times of [...]
A few weeks ago David Letterman closed the curtain on his legendary 33-year run as America’s favorite late night television host. The emotional, star-studded finale was an appropriate send-off for a man who’s been referred to as one of the most influential people in television history. Letterman has been a staple of popular [...]
Whether Internal Communications is a function of Corporate Communications, HR, Marketing or another area entirely, a strong partnership between HR and Internal Communications is advantageous to the organization. As Internal Communications is changing in focus from the dissemination of information and reinforcement of an [...]