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8 Vacation Tips for Physicians

Posted by Dr. Glen McCracken, Jul 14, 2016
Physicians, there's a good chance you hear this question a lot in the summer months: "can doctors even take a vacation?" It can sometimes seem impossible in the the hustle and bustle of the office. If you work in medicine, you certainly can take a vacation – and absolutely should – but it may seem easier said than done. Prepare for your own vacation with these eight easy steps, and you'll be relaxing in no time knowing all is well back at the office.  ...
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, morale, office staff, physician burnout, Practice Management, practice mgmt, summer, vacation

Lifehacks for Medical Students

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Apr 20, 2016
Medical school students are a testament to the principals of patience, tenacity, and the effectiveness of caffeine. Your med school years are some of the most strenuous and rewarding you'll ever experience. However, it can be easy to get overwhelmed--stressors stack up pretty fast, and breaks for med school students are rare....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, lifehacks, med school, med students, medical school, physician burnout, productivity, stress, workflow

6 Life Hacks for Doctors

Posted by Hattie Hayes, Mar 25, 2016
Life as a physician is hectic, to say the very least. When you aren't busy trying to run an efficient practice and provide as much quality care as possible for your patients, you're spending time with your family and enjoying hobbies of your own. Keeping it all organized is tough!...
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, burnout, doctors, life hacks, nurses, physician burnout, physicians, Practice Management, work life balance, workflow

How to Keep Physician Morale Up

Posted by Scott Orava, Mar 16, 2016
Chronic exhaustion, cynicism and detachment from work, feelings of ineffectiveness, isolation, and interpersonal conflicts....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, burnout, employee satisfaction, health, mental health, physician burnout, physician morale, Practice Management, satisfaction

Why I’m Thankful to be a Physician

Posted by Dr. Glen McCracken, Nov 24, 2015
As the holidays approach, it’s only natural to reflect on what we’re thankful for in our lives. For physicians especially, it’s an opportunity to remind ourselves why we got into the medical profession in the first place. With the incredible rates of physician burnout nowadays, it can be easy to forget those reasons....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, family, holidays, physician, physician burnout, physician-first, thankfulness, thanksgiving

8 Tips for Physicians to Keep a Better Work-Life Balance

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Nov 23, 2015
With lives on the line and innumerable people, charts, and tasks, vying for physicians’ attention, it’s no surprise that many doctors have trouble maintaining an optimal work-life balance. If you add caring for a family and a social life to that mix, it’s no wonder that physician burnout is so high....
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Topics: balance, eVisit Blog Posts, burnout, employee engagement, employee satisfaction, physician, physician burnout, physician-first, physician happiness, physicians, work-life, work life balance

Infographic: What does the Average Physician's Day Look Like?

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Nov 3, 2015
We've all heard the story about the overworked, burned-out physician. U.S. doctors are up against a lot nowadays, between overflowing patient case loads, strict policy requirements, and tighter bottom lines. More doctors are retiring early or leaving the field. A recent Medscape survey found 46% of physicians reported burnout just last year!...
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Topics: admin, administrative, billing, eVisit Blog Posts, coding, family practice, office staff, pediatric, physician burnout, physician-first, physicians, Practice Management, psychiatry, specialty

Why Doctors Need Better EHRs

Posted by Dr. Glen McCracken, Jul 29, 2015
If your provider experience is anything like mine, chances are you loathe the phrase “electronic health records.” Physicians are not always early adopters for new technology. But we are certainly open to new advancements that can streamline our workflows and make our workdays more manageable....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, compliance, digital health, EHR, ehr integration, electronic health record, employee satisfaction, emr, health tech, healthit, mHealth, physician burnout, Practice Management

Free Webinar: How to Address Physician Burnout

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Jul 8, 2015
Date: Tuesday, July 28th Time: 10am PDT Wondering if you're experiencing burnout? Looking for ways to prevent and address physician burnout in your staff? This webinar is for you....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, physician burnout, provider experience, webinar

Physician Burnout: Can doctors do anything to prevent it?

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Feb 3, 2015
Physician burnout. It’s a term that’s weighed heavy on the healthcare field, especially in recent years. Physicians are dealing with an incredible amount of work stress as they confront growing administrative burden, rising operating costs, new technology adoptions and the increasing patient demand for frontline care.  ...
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, family medicine, job satisfaction, locum tenens, mindfulness, physician burnout, stress

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