It's okay to feel overworked. As long as you take care of yourself.
Healthcare has a storied history of beating down the people who are working hard to provide it. Whether you're unloading on the dock, coordinating supplies in storage areas, or walking across multiple buildings to talk to a clinician, you as a procurement pro don't need us to tell you about the long hours and aching everything.
But the rest of the world is finally catching up to the fact that healthcare providers are suffering. (Partially thanks to the recent proposed nurses strike in NY.)
And it turns out the rest of the world might have some pretty good ideas about how to deal with it, as we found in our search for five great articles this week.
The difficulty in daily healthcare tasks is exacerbated by the misalignment of processes that have been in place forever and new ways of providing care. One way to fix that is to redesign how we educate about healthcare.
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