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Psychiatry Career Articles of Interest
Psychiatrists May Not Realize When They Are Experiencing Burnout
Source: The British Psychological Society
Many providers in the mental health field don’t notice or won’t admit to burnout, according to a British study of fifty-five mental health workers, including psychiatrists. Most of the study participants were females over the age of 40. The research showed that some had trouble understanding their own burnout until they noticed their work being affected. The authors of the study urge organizations to monitor employees for signs of stress or exhaustion and to help the provider seek treatment. View the complete article here.
AMA Lists Top 10 Concerns Doctors Should Monitor in 2015
Source: American Medical Association
The American Medical Association (AMA) has released the top issues for physicians in 2015. This list discusses prescription drug abuse and overdoses, preventing diabetes and heart disease, adequate provider networks, the Medicare physician payment system and administrative load, including electronic health records and ICD-10 implementation.
Read the full list here.
Do you use social media professionally to engage with patients?
Many physicians and healthcare providers set up social media accounts, such as Facebook or Twitter profiles, to connect and engage with patients. What are your thoughts on using social networks?
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Telepsychiatry
Ever wondered how telepsychiatry works--the logistics, the technology, etc.? Read our telepsychiatry FAQs for all the basics.