Some 50% of U.S. physicians suffer, have suffered, or will suffer from burnout. Think about that. When you consider how pivotal physicians are to the delivery of healthcare, the fact that so many struggle with the emotional exhaustion, cynicism and loss of purpose that define burnout is shocking.
Physicians Surgical Hospitals in Amarillo, Texas, typically has a staff turnover of under 5% a year, an enviable number for most hospitals, where turnover usually is closer to 15% a year.
At least once a month, usually more often, the CEO of nurse-staffing company LiquidAgents Healthcare meets with employees without their immediate managers. The CEO, Sheldon Arora, hears any concerns employees may have and can respond immediately.