Reduce Physician Burnout by Becoming a “Dot Connecting” Organization

Earlier this month, I hosted a webinar about combating physician burnout by shifting to value-based culture. Although burnout is common in many professions, the negative impact of physician burnout is substantial. Burnout often links to low job satisfaction, a decline in patient outcomes, and an overall decline in healthcare delivery. Recognizing the causes of burnout and implementing the right solutions improves both medical professionals’ outlook and how they tend to their patients. The Main Causes of Physician Burnout The first step is finding the root of burnout. According to the 2019 Medscape National Physician Burnout, Depression & Suicide Report, the …

The Journey to Value-Based Care: No Longer in Death Valley, But Still Stuck in the Wilderness

Transitioning traditional healthcare to value-based care models hasn’t been easy. People are reluctant to embrace change, especially when it comes to something as important as caring for our patients’ health. Think of this value-based care transition like a cross-country journey from Los Angeles to New York City. It’s a long haul that begins with battling everyone else on clogged freeways to discover a clear path out of the congestion and on the road to our ultimate destination. Where are we now? Some may say we’re stuck in Death Valley…not even out of California, with many providers still struggling to comply …