Evidence-Based Solutions to Help Prevent Physician Burnout
By Kim Pittenger, MDDirector, Lean Health Care Practice
Physician burnout is a major threat and turnover by doctors in primary care is estimated to add $1 billion in additional costs to a system already burdened with waste.
Task burden—the inbound knowledge work that causes constant shifting of cognition and attention from patient to inbox task throughout a clinic day—is often the cause of burnout. The more tasks a provider takes on during the workday, the greater their risk of burnout. Read article
Finding Relief from a Toxic Workplace: Why We Must Shine a Light on this Difficult Problem
By Danna Beal, M.Ed.International Speaker, Author and Coach
I was feeling trepidation as I stood on a stage before a national audience of 800 business leaders in Denver, Colorado. I felt angst about the words I was about to speak in sharing my experiences as an author and consultant in a wide variety of businesses and industries. Although the goal of a speaker is to inspire and uplift others, I began with the words that I was compelled to tell audiences everywhere. Read article
Why Healthcare Companies Must Navigate Muddy Waters of ESG Requirements
By Rashida Salahuddin
, President & CEO
The Corporate Citizenship Project
The need for more corporate responsibility has evolved for today’s corporations and the next generation of business leaders in the form of environmental, social and governance (ESG). Investors, activists, and regulators are now requiring proactive, community-structured commitment and accountability that is designed to step above shareholder returns. Read article
New Health Plan Financial Reports for California, Ohio and Washington State
By David Peel
, Publisher and Editor
We recently updated our financial reporting for health plans in California, Ohio and Washington State. Click on the links below to see the numbers.