Healing The Healers While Building Resilience For Physicians
The word “resiliency” is getting a lot of play in the health, wellness and wellbeing industry. And, for good reason. We are seeing the effects of a lack of resiliency on many fronts both physically and psychologically. Some of the most startling data is coming directly from our healthcare provider demographics.
Physicians and healthcare providers are the #1 stressed demographic in employee data compared to any other industry. And, in just the last couple of years, we’ve watched “medical error” rise from the 4th leading cause of death to the 3rd leading cause of death. In August of 2014, an article in Mindful Magazine and the Mayo Clinic reports from 2011 to 2014 revealed the following: