Recursos Adicionales

A Blueprint for Organizational Strategies To Promote the Well-being of Health Care Professionals

  1. Organizational efforts to improve health care professionals’ well-being should be guided by a carefully crafted strategy supported by appropriate tactics. Many organizations mistake a conceptual model or a collection of tactics for a strategy. Strategies should relate to enduring thematic approaches that will be pursued to make progress toward long-term goals, whereas tactics refer to specific initiatives or programs intended to advance a component of the strategy.

Best practice in abortion care

  1. The Best Practice Papers may also be used as a tool to assist policy makers in improving services. While the Best Practice Papers may be used for reference in any country, local legal, regulatory, policy and service-delivery contexts may require adaptation of some recommendations; however, it is important to ensure that evidence-based practice is maintained.

Best practice in post-abortion care

  1. The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) Best Practice Papers are peer-reviewed, easy-to-use, adaptable documents that set out the essential elements for evidence-based clinical practice. The best practices described are drawn from current evidence-based guidance produced by organisations such as the World Health Organization (WHO), the RCOG and the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).

Building a Culture of Respect for People

  1. The delivery of safe, effective, and efficient health care requires both technical ability and an enduring culture of respect within the institution. Respect for People is Virginia Mason Medical Center’s comprehensive effort to foster an organizational culture of respect. This multiyear endeavor has engaged every employee through a series of workshops and ongoing communication. As part of this effort, we sought to evolve the artifacts, norms and values, and underlying beliefs that constitute our organizational culture. Implementing and sustaining Respect for People has redefined the health care environment at Virginia Mason, to the betterment of patients and staff.

Burnout, Job Satisfaction, and Medical Malpractice among Physicians

  1. Our objective was to estimate the incidence of recent burnout in a large sample of Taiwanese physicians and analyze associations with job related satisfaction and medical malpractice experience.

Prevalence and predictors of burnout among obstetrics and gynecology residents in Canada

  1. The aim of this study is to evaluate the prevalence of burnout syndrome among obstetrics and gynecology residents, as well as the relationship between several demographic and work-related characteristics and the prevalence of burnout. We surveyed 143 residents in obstetrics and gynecology programs across eight provinces in Canada using an electronic survey questionnaire and the Maslach Burnout Inventory Human services survey.