Resource topic: Safety and Patient Outcomes
Building a Program on Well-Being: Key Design Considerations to Meet the Unique Needs of Each Organization

This journal article published by Academic Medicine discusses the need for health care institutions to pursue provider well-being as a core organizational strategy....

Article
Association Between Physician Burnout and Patient Safety, Professionalism, and Patient Satisfaction A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

The following study, published in JAMA Internal Medicine, examines whether physician burnout is associated with an increased risk of patient safety incidents,...

Peer-Reviewed Literature
Returning to the Sacred Patient-Physician Relationship

In this blog post by epileptologist Virginia Thornley, she describes the importance of returning to the sacred traditional relationship between a patient and...

Opinion Piece/Short Communication
Developing Empathy Takes More Than You Know

In this blog post for the Journal of American College of Radiology, Andrea Borondy Kitts describes her experience and struggles as a recovering patient after...

Personal Stories
8 in 10 Doctors have Experienced a Cyber Attack in Practice

Physicians, overwhelmingly, are finding themselves the target of cyber attacks due to an increasingly connected and complex digitized health care system. Out of...

Article
The Next Step for OpenNotes Is OurNotes

To engage patients even more actively, researchers at UCLA and Harvard Medical School are exploring "OurNotes", a platform inviting patients to co-produce notes...

Peer-Reviewed Literature
The Relationship Between Professional Burnout and Quality and Safety in Health-Care: A Meta-Analysis

The following meta-analysis of 82 studies examines relationships between provider burnout and quality and safety of healthcare. A significant negative relationship...

Peer-Reviewed Literature
Continuity of Care in Intensive Care Units: A Cluster Randomized Trial of Intensivist Staffing

The following study assesses the impact of weekend respite, with consequent reduction in continuity of care, for intensive care unit physicians and their patients....

Peer-Reviewed Literature
How to Foster Joy, Resilience and Well-Being as an Antidote to Clinician Burnout

The report—which includes quantitative and qualitative insights, trends and best practices—is based on an online survey completed by 151 healthcare leaders and...

Report
Shift Work and the Assessment and Management of Shift Work Disorder (SWD)

The following review reports on current literature pertaining to shift work and the assessment and management of sleepiness and sleep disruption associated with...

Peer-Reviewed Literature