Resource topic: Practice Environment
Physicians Need to Openly Discuss Medical Mistakes and Near Misses

Sara Scarlet writes gripping stories about the fallibility of modern medicine and the importance of learning and discussing clinician errors. Unaddressed errors can...

Opinion Piece/Short Communication
Burnout and Resilience Among Nurses Practicing in High-Intensity Settings

This study published in the American Journal of Critical Care combats stressors and causal factors of burnout and moral distress by supporting creation of healthy...

Peer-Reviewed Literature
Moral Distress and Building Resilience

This article published by Johns Hopkins Nursing stresses the threat of moral distress on nurse retention. Through a scenario, the causes of moral distress --...

Article
Rudeness and Medical Team Performance

The research study, published in Pediatrics, examines how rudeness experienced in medical settings impacts medical team performance. The results found that...

Peer-Reviewed Literature
Doctors Are Human Too

Published in the New York Times by an Australian psychiatrist, Lisa Pryor, this opinion piece explores unique insights about burnout through a series of personal...

Article
IHI Framework for Improving Joy in Work

The Institute for Healthcare Improvement released a white paper that serves as a guide for institution leaders to help restore joy in the healthcare workforce. By...

Report
Digital Technology to Engage Patients: Ensuring Access for All

The New England Journal of Medicine Catalyst released an article about the dissonance between the healthcare technology industry demographics and goals and the...

Article
Report of the AMIA EHR-2020 Task Force on the Status and Future Direction of EHRs

Published in Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (JAMIA), the article describes how the focus of the last decade of EHR innovation has involved...

Report
From OpenNotes to OurNotes: New project heads toward *real* participatory medicine

The article describes the successes of OpenNotes, a newfound EHR system where patients can access the doctor's notes to increase transparency and improve health...

Article
The Map is Not the Territory: Medical Records and 21st-Century Practice

Martin's Viewpoint article in The Lancet points out that near verbatim transcription of clinical encounters are harmful to patients, clinicians, and the health...

Opinion Piece/Short Communication