A Decade in Review; the Many Milestones in Healthcare
Whether it’s a bad thing or good, healthcare is always “interesting.” The pace of change in our profession could be described as tumultuous, from the COVID-19 crisis to the Affordable Care Act, skyrocketing costs, and the move toward a new type of healthcare on the virtual screen. The past decade has been exciting, frustrating, and perhaps sometimes even startling. Here’s our review of the past decade’s healthcare milestones in the United States.
Self-Care Tips to Combat Burnout
Burnout is a real and persistent problem in healthcare today. The journal Cureus published a study in 2018 showing the state of today’s healthcare professional: One-half of doctors in the U.S report burnout symptoms. Health Leaders Media says, “stress and burnout in the healthcare industry is a major problem that leads to negative health behaviors.” The COVID-19 crisis has only increased the burden of maintaining a healthy lifestyle during a busy medical career. Here are some tips to avoid burnout and stay healthier while serving in the healthcare field.