Perspectives on Healthcare Provider Well-Being: Looking Back, Moving Forward
Recognizing the impact of healthcare professional (HCP) burnout has led to vigorous interest from organizations and individuals regarding how to most effectively promote HCP well-being. The present paper reviews the literature on HCP well-being and describes factors that impact well-being at various levels (i.e., system, institution, program, interpersonal, and individual). We propose that change must occur at all levels to have the greatest impact. Further, we highlight opportunities to advance research on HCP well-being (e.g., being more inclusive regarding study populations and designing longitudinal intervention studies).
KeywordsBurnout Well-being Wellness Resilience
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Conflict of interest
The authors Lauren Penwell-Waines, Wendy Ward, Heather Kirkpatrick, Patrick Smith and Marwan Abouljoud declares that they do not have conflict of interest.
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No human or animal studies were performed by the authors for this article.
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