There’s lots of talk about physician burnout. There’s even more talk about how we get rid of it. Everyone has a solution. But the problem with the conversation is that burnout is a ... Continue Reading about Burnout is a sign
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Optimization has become a defining feature of modern healthcare. We optimize, review, tweak, and measure our systems and ourselves against a super-optimized standard. Better, ... Continue Reading about Suboptimization as a Healthcare Strategy
The angry email is a timeless problem among young leaders and managers. Something gets us upset and we impulsively take to the keyboard to try to fix it. What comes out is ... Continue Reading about The Angry Email
In the caverns of our bellies, a tempest brews, A fiery storm, a fierce cascade, acid reflux ensues. With burning rage, it surges forth, a churning tide, A searing pain, a ... Continue Reading about The Fierce Reflux Cascade by GPT4
Peter Drucker, the father of modern day management, inspired a generation of leaders with his quote, "One cannot manage change. One can only be ahead of it." This needs to be ... Continue Reading about Drucker on How to Manage Change
I love this concept of the people margin. It comes from Automattic engineer Mike Shelton in 2018. Data can be precise, specific, absolute and is meant to represent the ... Continue Reading about The People Margin
What is 33 Charts?
With a mashup of curated and original content that crosses the spaces of digital health, media, communication, technology, patient experience, digital culture, and the humanities, 33 charts offers unique insight and analysis on the changing face of medicine.
Founded in 2009 as a center of community and thought leadership for the issues doctors face in a digital world, 33 charts was included in the National Library of Medicine permanent web archive in 2014.
Bryan Vartabedian, MD
Bryan Vartabedian is the Chief Pediatrics Officer at Texas Children’s Hospital North Austin and one of health care’s influential
voices on technology & medicine.