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Hospitalist burnout and sociotechnical factors contribute to stress

With half of hospital caregivers experiencing job burnout, a study aims to assess the levels and factors contributing to the problem. Read more in the February issue of ISE.


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    Tonya Smith-Jackson, senior VP for academic affairs at N.C. A&T State University, and chair of IISE's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee, is one of 13 members to advise the governor on the Pew-MacArthur Results Initiative.

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  • IISE Fellow elected to National Academy of Engineering

    Longtime member and IISE past president (2007-08) Louis Martin-Vega, dean of the College of Engineering at NC State, is one of 106 new members and 23 international members elected for 2021. Election to NAE is among the highest professional distinctions accorded an engineer.

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  • 46-mile run to honor frontline health workers

    IISE member and ultra-marathoner Wyatt Hockmeyer, Ascension St. John Medical Center, Tulsa: "Our caregivers run the equivalent of a marathon each day, only to wake up and do it again the next."

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ISE magazine: "ISEs as Unsung Heroes" in healthcare

In the February issue of ISE magazine, we celebrate “ISEs as Unsung Heroes” with a focus on healthcare process improvement efforts. Stories feature research into causes of burnout suffered by hospital care providers; a systems approach for healthcare; and patient discharge outcomes at a rehabilitation clinic. You can also meet Society for Health Systems incoming president Lauren Todd in our “What’s Your Story?” profile. Click here to read the full February issue of ISE magazine online.

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ISE Magazine - February 2021

ISE is an award-winning monthly member magazine. Quick-reads and in-depth features will help enhance your career and improve an organization's performance.