A Guide to Promoting Health Care Workforce Well-Being During and After the COVID-19 Pandemic. Boston, Massachusetts: Institute for Healthcare Improvement; 2020. (Available at www.ihi.org)
The COVID-19 pandemic is exacerbating existing issues with health care professional burnout and joy in work, escalating the stressors on the health care workforce to unprecedented levels.
This guide provides ideas and lessons learned to improve the well-being of the health care workforce, including actions that individuals, leaders, and organizations can take to support the health care workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.
The guide aims to support health care leaders at all levels with actionable tools for combating health care workforce burnout, fatigue, and emotional distress and is aligned with the IHI Framework for Improving Joy in Work.