29 min

Ask MGMA: Managing Stress and Burnout in Healthcare with Mindfulness and Self-Care MGMA Podcasts

    • Business

Introduction: In this episode of the AskMGMA Podcast, hosts Daniel Williams and Christy Good discuss strategies for managing stress and burnout among healthcare professionals. Williams shares his experience with mindfulness practices at MGMA and launches a new stress management program.
Summary: Williams and Good discuss the results of MGMA's recent stat poll which found 75% of medical group leaders reporting increased stress levels in 2024. They explore causes of stress in healthcare and strategies discussed in the podcast, including setting boundaries, prioritizing self-care, managing email overload, and the importance of peer support.
Key Takeaways: - Practice mindfulness, meditation, deep breathing, and other stress-relief techniques daily- Set clear boundaries between work and personal life - Prioritize downtime, hobbies, spending time with family and friends- Manage information overload by scheduling dedicated email/phone times- Seek peer or professional support to manage intrusive thoughts
Sources/Resources: - MGMA stress management program for members (This is open to MGMA Members) - The Energy Bus book- Investing in time management to make space to address stress, burnout
MGMA Resources:- MGMA Stat- Ask an Advisor- MGMA Membership- MGMA Consulting
WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOULet us know if there's a topic you want us to cover or an expert you would like us to interview or if you'd like to appear on the member spotlight podcast. Email us at dwilliams@mgma.com. If you have a question for our Sr Advisor Cristy Good, email advisor@mgma.com.

Walmart Business:This episode of the MGMA podcast is brought to you by Walmart Business. It’s the Walmart you love, now for your business. Get everything you need for your staff & patients in one place. Enjoy big savings on health & safety products, cleaning supplies, OTC medications & much more. And don’t forget the break room snacks! Create a free account today and start shopping at business.walmart.com. Again, that’s business.walmart.com.
1st Call TriageIntroducing 1st Call Triage, your ultimate remote medical staffing solution! With their Office Hours Nurse Triage Line, Front Office Services including appointment scheduling and insurance verification, and Back Office Services managing medication refills and prior authorizations, 1st Call Triage, can streamline your practice's operations. Plus, their Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) and Chronic Care Management (CCM) ensure comprehensive patient care. So Make the right call: 1st Call Triage is the first and only call you need for efficient, cost-effective, and high-quality medical staffing. Visit their website at 1stCallTriage.com to revolutionize your practice! Again, that's 1stCallTriage.com.
MGMA Analytics:"The popular buzzword we've been seeing everywhere is AI. But what we all want to know is how we can implement and use it to our advantage. When it comes to improving margins, accelerating cash flow, and optimizing staff performance, there's a one-stop shop using cloud-based predictive analytics. MGMA Analytics is your AI-enabled tool that upscales technology you're already paying for, so you can silo your disparate systems and make data-backed business decisions. Visit mgma.com/analytics and see how AI can revolutionize your finances and operations."
 

Introduction: In this episode of the AskMGMA Podcast, hosts Daniel Williams and Christy Good discuss strategies for managing stress and burnout among healthcare professionals. Williams shares his experience with mindfulness practices at MGMA and launches a new stress management program.
Summary: Williams and Good discuss the results of MGMA's recent stat poll which found 75% of medical group leaders reporting increased stress levels in 2024. They explore causes of stress in healthcare and strategies discussed in the podcast, including setting boundaries, prioritizing self-care, managing email overload, and the importance of peer support.
Key Takeaways: - Practice mindfulness, meditation, deep breathing, and other stress-relief techniques daily- Set clear boundaries between work and personal life - Prioritize downtime, hobbies, spending time with family and friends- Manage information overload by scheduling dedicated email/phone times- Seek peer or professional support to manage intrusive thoughts
Sources/Resources: - MGMA stress management program for members (This is open to MGMA Members) - The Energy Bus book- Investing in time management to make space to address stress, burnout
MGMA Resources:- MGMA Stat- Ask an Advisor- MGMA Membership- MGMA Consulting
WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOULet us know if there's a topic you want us to cover or an expert you would like us to interview or if you'd like to appear on the member spotlight podcast. Email us at dwilliams@mgma.com. If you have a question for our Sr Advisor Cristy Good, email advisor@mgma.com.

Walmart Business:This episode of the MGMA podcast is brought to you by Walmart Business. It’s the Walmart you love, now for your business. Get everything you need for your staff & patients in one place. Enjoy big savings on health & safety products, cleaning supplies, OTC medications & much more. And don’t forget the break room snacks! Create a free account today and start shopping at business.walmart.com. Again, that’s business.walmart.com.
1st Call TriageIntroducing 1st Call Triage, your ultimate remote medical staffing solution! With their Office Hours Nurse Triage Line, Front Office Services including appointment scheduling and insurance verification, and Back Office Services managing medication refills and prior authorizations, 1st Call Triage, can streamline your practice's operations. Plus, their Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) and Chronic Care Management (CCM) ensure comprehensive patient care. So Make the right call: 1st Call Triage is the first and only call you need for efficient, cost-effective, and high-quality medical staffing. Visit their website at 1stCallTriage.com to revolutionize your practice! Again, that's 1stCallTriage.com.
MGMA Analytics:"The popular buzzword we've been seeing everywhere is AI. But what we all want to know is how we can implement and use it to our advantage. When it comes to improving margins, accelerating cash flow, and optimizing staff performance, there's a one-stop shop using cloud-based predictive analytics. MGMA Analytics is your AI-enabled tool that upscales technology you're already paying for, so you can silo your disparate systems and make data-backed business decisions. Visit mgma.com/analytics and see how AI can revolutionize your finances and operations."
 

29 min

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