Struggling With Financial Concerns? How Your EAP Can Help

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When was the last time you evaluated your financial well being?

As a physician/provider, have you ever felt stressed from your financial concerns (or debt)? Physician and provider debt can sky rocket with eight years of advanced education—medical school and residency—and high interest rates. According to the Association of American Medical Colleges, 75% of the 2017 graduating medical [...]

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3 Not-So-Obvious Benefits of Physician Well Being Programs

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What is the ROI on Physician Well Being and Resiliency?

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How “Buying Time” Can Increase Physician Well Being

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Infographic: The Real Cost of Burnout

You want the physicians in your organization to be healthy, engaged, productive and happy to be working where they are. But a host of factors—including the demands of new technology, increasing patient loads, changing models of compensation and time pressure—are fueling an epidemic of physician burnout. Some studies suggest [...]

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Right-Sizing Your Physician Well Being Plan to Maximize ROI

Physician well being and engagement are crucial for quality of care, patient safety and satisfaction and many more valuable clinical and ethical outcomes. Organizations may pay a heavy price for physician burnout. As the AMA STEPS Forward™ website puts it, “The costs of burnout are widely under-recognized. Health professional [...]

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The High Cost of Physician Burnout in Healthcare Organizations

Build a Culture of Physician Well Being to Fight Burnout When a physician is experiencing burnout, he or she can become a liability for the healthcare organization as well as an impaired provider of care for their patients. Burned-out physicians may behave capriciously and make medical errors impacting the operation and [...]

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Are You Prepared for Your Financial Future?

Why Physicians and Providers Need a Financial Advisor Are you concerned about being prepared for retirement? Or if you are early in your career, maybe retirement isn’t even on the radar screen yet; but paying student loans, raising families and running a practice are up close and personal. Surveys tell us a majority of [...]

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How to Address Addictive Behaviors in Physicians

Identifying the Problem The rate of physician addiction among current practitioners is between 10 and 15 percent, similar or higher than the general population. As with the general population, alcohol is the most commonly abused substance; but not surprising, there is an increased level of addiction to prescription opioids, [...]

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