Deepening relationships, recognition for healthcare support in 2018

This week VITAL WorkLife was admitted as a Network Organization which supports the National Academy of Medicine’s Action Collaborative on Clinician Well Being and Resilience. Closing the year strong takes extra effort from everyone, and this recognition to be included in an elite group of organizations dedicated to reversing [...]

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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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4 Ways Healthcare Leaders and Physicians Can Communicate Better

If there’s a single value most important in forestalling physician burnout—and supporting physician resilience in general—it’s open and honest communication between physicians and their leaders. From the leadership side, promoting good communication requires paying attention on two levels: the institutional and the [...]

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How Can Leaders Help Physicians Build Resilience into their Daily Practice?

In our article “How to Lead the Way Toward Physician Well Being,” Craig Uthe, MD, medical director of physician well being at Sanford Family Medicine in South Dakota, defines resilience as “being able to persevere through the trials, tribulations, hurdles and obstacles of the medical practice.”1

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How Healthcare Leaders Can Help Foster Physician Resilience to Stress

There’s no constant like change in healthcare today. Shifts in technology and compliance, such as the adaptation of Electronic Medical Records, have been shown to be a major source of stress for physicians. “Electronic Medical Records require much more attention of the physician than [record-keeping] did before,” says Craig [...]

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