• Burnout: How it Affects You and Your Employees - and What to Do About It

      Gorter, Jeff; Saggau, Linda (2021-10-19)
      If stress remains unaddressed for a long period of time, it can erode the mental health and wellbeing of people by way of burnout—defined as physical, emotional, and mental exhaustion caused by long-term involvement in emotionally-demanding situations. Unfortunately, these days, burnout is rampant. According to an Indeed survey, 67% of people feel as if they are more burned out now than before the pandemic began. Burnout affects wellbeing and performance on three levels: 1) personal, 2) professional, and 3) organizational —making it critically important to address. In this webinar, you will learn to recognize the signs and symptoms of burnout (in your employees and yourself) and become acquainted with effective routes of support. This webinar features R3 Continuum’s Vice President of Crisis Response Clinical Services, Jeff Gorter, MSW, LMSW, who will be co-presenting with Linda Saggau, R3 Continuum’s Chief of Staff. Linda has been researching burnout for over fifteen years and is an expert in helping leaders and employees mitigate it in order to revitalize wellbeing and performance. They’ll provide expert insight on the impact of stress and burnout, in addition to practical advice for leaders.
    • Investing in Physician Well Being: The Smart Business Choice

      Best, Mitchell (Vital Work/Life, 2021-10)
      Containing costs is a huge priority for healthcare leaders. Yet one of the wisest investments you can make is in the well being of your physicians. Let’s be clear. While “wellness” refers to the physical health of clinicians, “well being” is how they feel about medicine, the work they do, their professional progress, their finances, their home life and much more. Physical health is certainly an important contributor to well being, but it’s far from the whole story. Supporting well being in these other areas is a strategic investment that reflects the respect you have for your physicians and your sense of moral obligation to them. It also shows you are mindful of your fiscal responsibilities. Its business benefits are excellent and there are many kinds of effective resources you can offer to meet both moral and fiscal obligations.