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Health care leaders share insight, strategies and tips to combat physician burnout, improve patient care, and help put the joy back into the practice of medicine.

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    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.7 • 14 Ratings

Health care leaders share insight, strategies and tips to combat physician burnout, improve patient care, and help put the joy back into the practice of medicine.

    How to Integrate Serious Illness Conversations and Care Planning into Practice

    How to Integrate Serious Illness Conversations and Care Planning into Practice

    Dr. Erik Fromme, Senior Scientist for Ariadne Labs Serious Illness Care Program, and Dr. Namita Seth Mohta, Executive Editor for NEJM Catalyst, Brigham and Women’s Hospital Physician, and Faculty at Ariadne Lab’s Serious Illness Care Program share strategies to integrate timely, person-centered serious illness conversations and care planning into routine clinical practice.

    Explore the Serious Illness Care Conversation Guide: https://bit.ly/4eYkBzy
    Get the Empathetic Listening toolkit: https://bit.ly/4bPi6wL
    Listen to the podcast episode on setting boundaries: https://bit.ly/3S15ICL

    • 24 min
    Connected MOM Program: Transforming Maternity Care with Online Monitoring

    Connected MOM Program: Transforming Maternity Care with Online Monitoring

    Dr. Joseph Biggio, System Chair and Service Line Leader for Women’s Services and System Chair of Maternal Fetal Medicine at Ochsner Health, joins guest host Dr. Margaret Lozovatsky, AMA VP of Digital Health Innovations to explore Ochsner Health's Connected Maternity Online Monitoring (MOM) program. Learn how digital tools are remotely monitoring pregnant patients, reducing the need for in-person visits, and advancing maternal health outcomes.

    Explore case studies on digitally enabled care in action: https://bit.ly/3XTKMkR

    • 21 min
    The Healing Works Foundation: Person-Centered, Relationship-Based Care

    The Healing Works Foundation: Person-Centered, Relationship-Based Care

    Dr. Wayne Jonas, family physician and President of the Healing Works Foundation, shares the HOPE Note tool: a resource for adding integrative care into a routine office visit, as well as “Healing and Cancer: A Guide to Whole Person Cancer Care.”

    Explore the Healing Works Foundation: https://healingworksfoundation.org/
    Read Implementing Whole Person Primary Care: Results from a Year-Long Learning Collaborative: https://bit.ly/4ejajJQ

    • 29 min
    A Blueprint for Difficult Conversations

    A Blueprint for Difficult Conversations

    Dr. Kevin Taylor, internal medicine physician and professional coach, and Marlene Chism, a consultant, trainer, professional speaker, and author of the recently published book, From Conflict to Courage, outline a blueprint to guide leaders through difficult conversations and workplace conflict.

    Learn more about Marlene’s resources: https://marlenechism.com/

    • 25 min
    The Impact of Chronic Care on Behavioral Health

    The Impact of Chronic Care on Behavioral Health

    Dr. Thomas Heinrich, Professor of Psychiatry and Family Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin, joins guest host Dr. Sea Chen to discuss the impact chronic medical conditions can have on a patient's behavioral health. He also shares practical tips for discussing mental health and assessing patient readiness for behavioral health referral and offers strategies for both primary care and specialists.

    Explore the BHI Collaborative’s Compendium here: https://bit.ly/3rmQCgP
    Explore the BHI webinars here: https://bit.ly/3SExup3

    • 21 min
    'I don’t remember when I lost hope’: One CMO’s Burnout-to-Depression Story

    'I don’t remember when I lost hope’: One CMO’s Burnout-to-Depression Story

    Dr. Michael Ivy, trauma surgeon and Chief Medical Officer at Gaylord Specialty Healthcare, shares his personal experience with burnout and depression that ultimately led him to contemplate taking his own life. He also shares insights for combatting the lingering stigma around asking for help in the culture of medicine.

    The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, across the United States.

    More Resources:
    Explore the Preventing Physician Suicide toolkit: https://bit.ly/4bYQpBP
    Explore the After a Physician Suicide toolkit: https://bit.ly/3yEstFz
    Explore the Collective Trauma toolkit: https://bit.ly/4c3e9Ff

    • 24 min

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