Hospitalist burnout and sociotechnical factors contributing to workplace stress

Research measures toll of physicians’ mental, emotional challenges
By Sara Baker Stokes, Richa Kanwar, Saumya Jain, Karthik Adapa, Samantha Meltzer-Brody and Lukasz Mazur

The importance and improvement of systemness in healthcare

Holistic approach can build organization greater than sum of its parts
By Valerie Boelman, Wyatt Hockmeyer, Kevin Nortrup and Matt Vogl

Improving outcomes at a rehab hospital

Lean Six Sigma principles help Georgia facility reach discharge goals
By Cassandra Stallworth, Gina Tipton and Casey Bedgood

Using statistics to justify new equipment

Establishing normal data distribution helps calculate possible savings
By Merwan Mehta


Top stories in this month's news from the field

  • Engineers Week keeps future in focus
  • New tool can help prioritize COVID-19 care
  • Self-driving electric vessel offers a glimpse into future urban travel
  • Shipping experts divided on whether 2021 will bring boom or bust
  • Machine learning tracks mental health in pandemic
  • AI tool can help spot volcanic eruptions
  • Book of the month: Healthcare Digital Transformation


Performance by Kevin McManus

Opportunity from danger

Management by Paul Engle

Restarting – a few considerations

Career Enhancement by Caitlin Kenney

PE licensure is about leading with integrity

Systems Engineering by Ricardo Valerdi

Making sure we get the vaccine right

Member Forum by Kevin Nortrup

Systems thinking vital in today’s world


This month in IISE news ...

  • Virtual HSPI on Feb. 24-26 to highlight a year of challenges, solutions
  • Ergo ideas will flow at March event
  • Virtual format at Annual to address key topics
  • Academic, industry leaders from varied backgrounds earn prestigious award
  • CHAPTER CHECK-IN: Puerto Rico chapter volunteers at animal shelter
  • CHAPTER CHECK-IN: Students take part in ‘All Ohio’ event
  • Student events offer chance to connect, learn, network with peers


September 2023 issue

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