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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.

AMA STEPS Forward® podcast American Medical Assn

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.7 • 11 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.

    The Waco Guide to Psychopharmacology in Primary Care

    The Waco Guide to Psychopharmacology in Primary Care

    Guest host Chris Botts, Senior Manager of Care Delivery and Payment, joins guest Dr. Ryan Laschober, MD, FAAFP to discuss the Waco Guide to Psychopharmacology in Primary Care, created to support primary care clinicians' ability to manage mental and substance use disorders, particularly in rural and underserved communities.



    Register for the upcoming webinar on this topic here: https://bit.ly/3EEmfp5
    Explore the Behavioral Health Integration into Primary Care Toolkit: https://bit.ly/3YUhbGl
    Explore the Behavioral Health Integration Compendium: https://bit.ly/3rmQCgP
    Explore the Waco Guide here: https://bit.ly/3LF8mLj
    Explore the AMA’s Psychopharmacology Guide on Prescribing Psychotropic Medications here: https://bit.ly/46un9jE

    • 16 min
    REPLAY: Physician Burnout: One Doctor's Story

    REPLAY: Physician Burnout: One Doctor's Story

    In case you missed it, listen to one of the most popular episodes on the AMA STEPS Forward® podcast (originally aired May 11, 2022): Guest Dr. Reena Patel, an emergency medicine physician, shares her personal story about how treating patients during the COVID-19 pandemic, amid staffing shortages and amplified systemic issues, led to feelings of stress, frustration, and ultimately burnout.

    For more resources, please visit stepsforward.org

    • 21 min
    What EHR Metadata Tell Us About Team-Based Interventions for Inbox Reduction

    What EHR Metadata Tell Us About Team-Based Interventions for Inbox Reduction

    Host Dr. Christine Sinsky, AMA Vice President of Professional Satisfaction, and guest A Jay Holmgren, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine at UC San Francisco and the Center for Clinical Informatics and Improvement Research, discuss how assessing Epic Signal data and other EHR metadata can be a useful tool for evaluating team-based interventions to reduce inbox volume.



    Get the EHR Inbox Reduction Checklist: https://bit.ly/3Ew1gEO

    Explore the EHR Inbox Reduction toolkit: https://bit.ly/3PbkAxN

    Explore the research mentioned in today’s episode:

    Assessment of Electronic Health Record Use Between US and Non-US Health Systems: https://bit.ly/3PvUoxu

    Assessing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on clinician ambulatory electronic health record use: https://bit.ly/3LgZQSx

    Physician Note Composition Patterns and Time on the EHR Across Specialty Types: a National, Cross-sectional Study: https://bit.ly/45LEWD6

    Primary Care Physician Gender and Electronic Health Record Workload: https://bit.ly/3PcbZZP

    • 29 min
    REPLAY: Reducing Pajama Time and Work Outside of Work (WOW)

    REPLAY: Reducing Pajama Time and Work Outside of Work (WOW)

    In case you missed it, listen to one of the most popular episodes on the AMA STEPS Forward® podcast (originally aired August 17, 2022): Dr. Melissa Reily and Dr. Melissa Wolf, Co-Directors of Physician Wellness at Bozeman Health, discuss how to reduce pajama time and work outside of work (WOW) at both the individual and organization-wide level so you can have “more great days.”

    Access the Getting Rid of Stupid Stuff toolkit here: https://bit.ly/3vk5ds5

    • 37 min
    How to Make Behavioral Health Integration Financially Sustainable for Your Practice

    How to Make Behavioral Health Integration Financially Sustainable for Your Practice

    Dr. Yun Boylston of Burlington Pediatrics joins guest host Chris Botts, Senior Manager of Care Delivery and Payment, to discuss how she made her practice’s behavioral health offerings financially sustainable.

    Register for the upcoming webinar on this topic here: https://bit.ly/3ElggFA
    Explore the Behavioral Health Integration toolkit here: https://bit.ly/3YUhbGl
    Explore strategic behavioral health guides here: https://bit.ly/3EcuIja
    Explore the Behavioral Health Coding Guide here: https://bit.ly/3LizxeL

    • 19 min
    Work Smarter, Not Harder: Templated Forms for Independent Physicians

    Work Smarter, Not Harder: Templated Forms for Independent Physicians

    Dr. Carolynn Francavilla, private practice physician and Chair-Elect for the AMA’s Private Practice Physician Section, joins guest host Taylor Johnson, manager of AMA Physician Practice Development, to discuss the Private Practice Playbook: Sample Forms Appendix: a collection of templated forms for independent physician practices that address patient, employee, and administrative needs.

    Explore the Sample Forms Appendix here: https://bit.ly/3P6GBgO
    Explore the Private Practice Playbook here: https://bit.ly/PrivatePracticePlaybook

    • 13 min

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