Have you experienced any of these scenarios? Your spouse’s birthday is in three days and you’ve been too busy to buy a gift. You have always wanted to take tennis lessons but have never followed through on signing up. You have a gala tomorrow night and your suit hasn’t been pressed. You dread shoveling the driveway when it [...]
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 [...]
The dollar value of time is difficult to measure. Some people consider the value based on their hourly wage. Others consider the time they spend with family and friends as priceless. No matter how you look at it, everyone agrees there is never enough of it. Physicians and providers know this all too well. In fact, according [...]
One Solution for Work/Life Balance Life Happens While as a physician or provider, you are likely blessed with above-average intelligence, competence and endurance, what you undoubtedly lack is time. The demands of your practice, family and friends, special interests and hobbies mean you have limited time to pursue a healthy [...]
Time: Your Most Precious Resource There are so many things encroaching on a physician’s time—from call coverage responsibilities and the pressure to see more patients to trying to say current with the latest advances in medicine. It leaves little time for responsibilities at home, much less time relaxing with family and [...]
Life happens. While physicians are blessed with above average intelligence, competence and endurance, what they lack is time. The demands of your practice and family, your special interests and hobbies mean it’s likely you have less time than you’d like to have a quality work/life balance. A quick call to handle [...]
A WorkLife Assistant Can Help Imagine a physician who an hour before going into a lengthy surgery discovers her after-school nanny has the flu. She can’t reach any friends or family members who can step in. Who is going to pick her child up from school?
Work/Life Balance Continues to be a Healthcare Issue Healthcare reform, shrinking reimbursement rates and increased regulations are just a few of the stresses in the life of a healthcare executive—is it fair to add improving the work/life balance of highly paid physicians to your load? You handle your stress—can’t they handle [...]