Jun 20, 2019 _ news
The Design Rx for Healthcare’s Growing Burnout Epidemic
“Healthcare has been slow to focus on the staff work and respite environment, because usually space is at a premium. But they are starting to see, because of the emerging staff burnout epidemic, that they can’t ignore it any longer.” —GBBN Medical Planner & Associate Principal Angela Mazzi, Healthcare Design Magazine
Staff burnout is on the rise, especially in healthcare. The United States is facing a shortage of up to 120,000 primary and specialty care physicians.* Additionally, up to 50% of nurses surveyed have considered leaving the profession due to stress.** Healthcare Design Magazine turned to our own Angela Mazzi to discuss design solutions that can help healthcare professionals work more collaboratively and mitigate burnout. Read the full article here.
Get more of Angela’s insights on creating healthcare workspaces that support staff well-being by checking out her PDC Summit presentation here.
Want to know more about what Angela is up to? Go here.
*American Association of Medical Colleges
**Healthcare Advisory Board