Confronting the Healthcare Crisis: Physician Burnout and Rise of Cyber Attacks with Jason Crosby and Aaron Higgins

Beyond the Stethoscope: Vital Conversations with SHP

29-11-2023 • 18 mins

Ever wondered why so many physicians are leaving their profession? What if we told you that 63% of them are experiencing symptoms of burnout and over 117,000 have quit in the past year alone? Join us, your hosts Aaron Higgins and Jason Crosby, as we unpack the harsh realities of physician burnout and the alarming rise in cyber attacks in the healthcare industry. Our conversation takes us on a journey through recent news headlines as we shed light on these issues with a surge of anxiety-inducing statistics. We also explore how technological advancements such as AI could potentially lighten the administrative load on healthcare providers, thereby reducing stress levels and keeping more doctors in the profession.

But the problems don't stop there. Did you know that an astonishing 88% of healthcare organizations report an average of 40 cyber attacks in the past year? We delve into the costly repercussions of these attacks, highlighting their disruptive impact on operations and potential consequences on patient care. As we sound the alarm on the need for enhanced cybersecurity measures, we also share actionable tips on how organizations can protect themselves. The future of healthcare is a complex web of challenges and opportunities, and we're here to guide you through it. So, buckle up and stay tuned for our next episode where we'll dive into the 2024 final rule and its implications on MIPS and QPP. This is a conversation you won't want to miss!

News Articles Discussed:

https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/cybersecurity/hospital-cyberattack-costs-patient-care-disruptions-up-9-things-to-know
https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/cybersecurity/30-most-common-passwords-of-2023.html
https://www.kevinmd.com/2023/11/the-crisis-of-physician-burnout-and-the-promise-of-technology.html
https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/digital-health/where-health-systems-stand-on-ai-adoption.html

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