There’s a painful fact about medicine today, one practitioners and healthcare organizations are often hesitant to talk about: Physicians choose to end their lives at a rate of around twice the rest of the general population. Exact numbers are hard to come by because of inaccurate or misleading cause-of-death coding and likely under-reporting. According to ...
Recognize the symptoms and take precautions to prevent sparks from raging out of control. According to a Mayo Clinic Proceedings article published in 2015, 54.4 percent of medical providers are burnt out. Although studies have not extensively studied burnout rates among staff members, such as medical coders, auditors, and practice managers, significant burnout rates exist ...
Job-related anxiety and inactivity can take its toll on your mind, body, and spirit; having good habits at home can help. You may know steps to take on the job to be healthier and less stressed (if you don’t, be sure to read the articles listed in the sidebar, “Combat Office Stress and Unhealthy Habits ...
Office Wellness Be the healthiest, most productive remote coder you can be. Employees who work from home often face a set of health concerns that employees in facilities and physician practices don’t have to worry about. Let’s explore the issues unique to remote workers, and the ways to improve physical and emotional well-being while working ...
Stay healthy at your desk by using postures that stimulate immunity.As the winter months begin, so does the cold and flu season. When a staff member is sick, the germs spread quickly and before you know it the absence list is a mile long. We can all take precautions to help stay healthy this winter. ...