Healthcare education in most institutions is not tailored to these intricacies. Students and employees in the industry may encounter challenges in finding material and resources that correspond with their unique learning styles. Others might struggle with interacting with diverse patients and responding to their specific issues effectively due to communication barriers, limited cultural competence, bias, and inadequate understanding of healthcare disparities.
Although the quality of healthcare education is vital in providing the best possible patient outcomes, we’re still far off from learning and development (L&D) that fits the current moment and employees’ needs. Many institutions rely on traditional and significantly outdated methods and materials. According to Ziad Obermeyer, M.D., and Thomas H. Lee, M.D., the complexity of medicine is starting to exceed the human mind’s capacity.
According to a recent report from the WHO, we could experience a shortage of up to 9.9 million physicians, nurses, and midwives globally by 2030. Current healthcare workers are expected to learn quickly, collaborate, and communicate even in the most stressful situations, but how can we help them work through the burnout? Innovative training and recruitment methods might be the answer. This article will walk you through the healthcare staff shortage dilemma, how hospitals are adapting, and which kinds of training and recruitment methods can help the present and future of healthcare.
Most of us think of hospitals as safe havens, where our illnesses and problems will be handled with care. But for most healthcare workers, going to work can be a matter of life and death. Physicians, nurses, and healthcare workers feel the pressure and consequences of sickness more than most; but how exactly has the pandemic impacted them and why should their wellbeing be a top priority moving forward? This article will explore the challenges faced by healthcare workers today; including severe stress, burnout, and even violence in the workplace.
According to a recent report, 84 percent of organizations expect a shortage of leaders in the next five years across all fields. While we often hear about leaders in business, finance, and culture; what about healthcare leaders? In recent months, pandemic, healthcare workers have been asked to take on greater leadership roles to help with the growing number of patients suffering from the coronavirus. making it more important than ever for healthcare professionals to think about what it takes to be a truly great leader. Read on to explore why doctors need leadership training, who is creating new leadership resources, and what kinds of traits make for a great healthcare leader.
With the rise of games like Pokemon GO, augmented reality has taken over the videogame industry by storm, offering new and exciting experiences for players worldwide. Augmented reality, however, isn’t just for catching Pokemon. While Augmented reality (AR) might sound like an empty buzzword, it can provide innovative solutions in healthcare, such as health education, training, and even helping visually impaired patients. Read on to explore exactly what AR is, why it is useful in medicine, and how it is making a difference in the healthcare world.
Many of us engage with chatbots daily on our smartphones without even realizing it. From navigating our bank accounts to asking Siri where the nearest coffee shop is, chatbots are revolutionizing how we live. Today, chatbots are a leading force in learning tech and are in almost every industry, including marketing, real estate, finance, and even healthcare.
From advertisements to themed toys, healthcare workers seemed to take center stage at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic. Politicians and celebrities thanked them publicly for risking their lives, families banged pots and pans to show their gratitude, and many of us used social media to express our thanks.