The #HCBiz Show! Unraveling the Business of Healthcare | HealthIT | Innovation
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A practical podcast on the business of healthcare w/ hosts Don Lee and Shahid Shah. The premise behind #HCBiz is that we can't "just innovate". Sure, you may have a great idea, an all-star team and execute flawlessly, but if you don't understand the complex dynamics of the healthcare business you'll never get traction. We'll identify the issues that impede change, explain why they exist and find ways to work with them, through them, or around them. In short, we'll help you create space for innovation in healthcare through technology (HealthIT/HIT) and workflow. We'll also explore health policy, administration and the psychology behind it all. Finally, we help you align your ideas to business incentives, market them to healthcare leaders and get the sale.
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049 - Tracking Physician Burnout | Janae Sharp | The Sharp Index
2 days ago
On today's episode we're talking with Janae Sharp. Janae is a physician suicide survivor and the founder of the Sharp Index. The Sharp Index has a mission to reduce physician suicide and provide meaningful tools to improve provider quality of life. The epidemic of physician suicide is costing us lives. Not only the lives of physicians themselves, but also patient lives. If we do not care for the caretakers, how many more lives will we lose to medical error? The cost of physician suicide has carried a heavy toll on me and especially my children. It is our hope that the system will improve, and that the physician community can have better support. Technology can enable the human connection necessary to combat the loneliness of burnout and grief at the loss of our doctors. - Janae Sharp, CEO, Sharp Index Janae is on a mission to help physicians directly and to help healthcare organizations support their clinicians. We talk about: Janae's story and why she decided to launch the Sharp Index. How the Sharp Index works. Why is there such a stigma around burnout, anxiety and mental health within medicine? Why is it difficult to identify and address physician burnout? Who is the Sharp Index for and how can they engage with it? Why good mental health is great for business. How putting providers first can actually improve the patient experience. What's next for the Sharp Index? How you can get involved How you can help out Good mental health is great for business. - Janae Sharp, CEO, Sharp Index The Sharp Index is a not-for-profit startup aiming to solve a problem that impacts all of us. We're never going to transform healthcare, or improve patient experience without taking care of our caregivers. If you'd like to get involved, the Sharp Index has an opening on its board. Please contact Janae for details. If you'd like to contribute to this noble and worthy cause, then consider donating. Just click the Donate button on the Sharp Index home page. Learn more about the Sharp Index: LinkedIn Twitter https://sharpindex.org/ And share your own story at https://www.mdsuicide.com/ About Janae Sharp Janae Sharp is a physician suicide loss survivor and the Founder and CEO of Mdsuicide.com and the Sharp Index, a nonprofit dedicated to better physician mental health. She loves to match-make to solve problems. Her main work involves healthcare data and analytics marketing to improve healthcare outcomes for the under-served. Janae has learned to code in python, and enjoys making communication easier in tech production, but her true passion is in matchmaking companies to create elegant health IT systems and improve health. She has worked with interoperability and social determinants of health and is an expert on patient and physician engagement. Janae has three children, enjoys learning new things, hiking, triathlon, and quilting. Find her on Twitter at @CoherenceMed or on LinkedIn. You can also find some of her great writing here. Mentioned on the Show Stellicare - A turn-key, cloud based, HIPAA compliant software for clinicians to use with patients to decrease symptoms of depression, anxiety and other patient-centered topics like sleep and substance abuse. Subscribe to Weekly Updates If you like what we're doing here, then please consider signing up for our weekly newsletter. You'll get one email from me each week detailing: New podcast episodes and blog posts. Content or ideas that I've found valuable in the past week. Insider info about the show like stats, upcoming episodes and future plans that I won't put anywhere else. Plain text and straight from the heart :) No SPAM or fancy graphics and you can unsubscribe with a single click anytime. The #HCBiz Show! is produced by Glide Health IT, LLC in partnership with Netspective Media. Music by StudioEtar
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The guests on this show are industry experts and generously share their experiences to help others drive change in healthcare.
Date published: 2017-05-29