This report inventories the practices and solutions leading health systems are implementing to support a safe and thriving workforce. It addresses both safety and recruitment/retention. The report includes highlighted stories of leading practices that are making a difference for team member safety and well-being.
Based on in-person discussions and design sessions as well as interviews with more than 75 executives, thought leaders, and academics in healthcare and well-being, this report defines the heartset, mindset, and skillset that enable leaders to support themselves, lead their teams, and drive sustainable organizational excellence.
Staffing shortages are putting patient care and the future of healthcare at risk. The Great Resignation also compromises the safety and well-being of those professionals who remain in healthcare. This report outlines strategies that key stakeholders and policy makers must embrace to drive systemic change to improve the safety and well-being for our healthcare workforce.
In 2022, The Academy conducted research on workplace violence (WPV) in healthcare, including secondary data collection, applied literature review, and qualitative interviews with frontline healthcare team members. This brief outlines the impact of WPV on healthcare professionals and the entire healthcare system, and offers a maturity model that leaders can use to advance efforts to… Continue reading Issue Brief: Addressing workplace violence in leading health systems
This Advisory is a public statement by Vivek H. Murthy, M.D., M.B.A, that calls the American people’s attention to an urgent public health issue of health worker burnout and provides steps that different stakeholders can take together to address health worker burnout.