5 Healthcare Stories to Read This Week

QueueDr scours the top healthcare news to find the best stories and blogs to help your practice run more effectively.

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Are You Addressing Staff Burnout?
(5 min read)
Physician mental health is a taboo topic and staff involved in patient care suffer very high rates of burnout. This article sheds light on the problem and asks the question, why isn't this talked about more?

[Read the Story](http://histalk2.com/2017/04/10/curbside-consult-with-dr-jayne-41017/" target="_blank)

How To Naturally Be Innovative
(3 min read)

Dr. Leora Horwitz from NYU Langone Medical Center talks about starting with innovations that provide immediate value that staff will experience everyday. A bit of a jargon-heavy interview, but great lessons nonetheless. Innovation doesn't happen from just reading one article, but from creating the right habits and goals.

[Read the Story](http://www.mobihealthnews.com/content/how-get-innovation-just-what-we-do-now" target="_blank)

You Are Never Done Optimizing Your EHR
(6 min read)

Now that everyone is getting used to EHRs, the focus has shifted to maximizing their usage. This article lays out a process for optimization and talks about the benefit of partners.

[Read the Story](http://hitconsultant.net/2017/04/10/ehr-optimization-necessary/" target="_blank)

Tech Doesn't Just Need to Add Cost, It Can Cut Cost Too
(2 min read)

4 examples of top healthcare systems using IT to cut costs. A nice reminder that IT can really help.

[Read the Story](http://www.fiercehealthcare.com/analytics/4-healthcare-systems-using-tech-based-solutions-to-cut-costs" target="_blank)

Quotes From The Front Line
(5 min read)

Inspirational quotes that remind you that what you do truly matters.

[Read the Story](http://www.emsworld.com/news/12324013/okla-father-son-paramedics-speak-on-rewarding-nature-of-ems-work" target="_blank)

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