While it’s true that clinicians are typically more resilient to burnout than the general workforce, their burnout rates are still alarmingly high among even the most experienced healthcare workers. A study published by Mayo Clinic found that 62.8% of clinicians had at least one manifestation of burnout in 2021, compared with only 38.2% in 2020.
Between heavy workloads, long shifts, and a relentlessly fast-paced environment, healthcare clinicians are grappling with a lot. Throw a global pandemic into the mix, and you have the perfect recipe for extreme clinician burnout. Internally within healthcare organizations, nurses and physicians are also facing workplace bullying and a perceived lack of job security. On the whole, healthcare professionals need and deserve more support.
When it comes to creating lasting behavioral change, clinicians require data to gain insight into their individual stressors and challenges. Healthcare organizations can better protect clinicians’ overall wellness by giving them the tools they need to see the impact of their behaviors on sleep and recovery. With WHOOP Unite, physicians and nurses can leverage data to understand how their habits impact their well-being and then adjust their behaviors accordingly. WHOOP Unite administrators will have access to actionable insights at an organizational level while maintaining individual clinician privacy.