January 29, 2018

Weekly review: Why your top performers quit (and how to retain them)

Daily Briefing

    The happiest physicians—and the most burned-out ones, according to Medscape (Monday, Jan. 22)
    More than 40% of physicians are burned-out—but some specialties are suffering more than others, according to Medscape's 2018 National Physicians Burnout & Depression Report.

    Why your top performers quit (and how to retain them) (Tuesday, Jan. 23)
    The old adage that "people quit a boss, not a job," is often wrong—and that has important implications for managers, Lori Goler and her colleagues from Facebook write in the Harvard Business Review.

    EHRs are coming to iPhones. Here's what you need to know. (Wednesday, Jan. 24)
    Apple on Wednesday launched a test version of a new iPhone feature that permits users to automatically download, store, and share parts of their medical records. Twelve providers, including Johns Hopkins Medicine, Cedars-Sinai, and Penn Medicine, are participating in the effort so far.

    The window for treating stroke victims was only 6 hours. Wednesday, it became much longer. (Thursday, Jan. 25)
    Using advanced imaging technology, doctors may have substantially longer than the established six-hour window to treat stroke victims via a clot removal procedure, according to a new study that spurred the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association to revamp its stroke guidelines Wednesday.

    The top 250 hospitals for clinical outcomes, according to Healthgrades (Friday, Jan. 26)
    Healthgrades this week honored 250 hospitals with its "2018 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence," recognizing facilities that performed in the top 5% nationwide based on risk-adjusted clinical outcomes for more than 20 common procedures and conditions.

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