How Ochsner Health fuels high quality patient care with physician well-being

Wednesday, October 28th, 2020 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm CT

Ochsner’s global strategic plan to address the needs of the patients in the community begins with physician well-being. According to Ochsner’s Nigel Girgrah, MD, Chief Wellness Officer, "Physician well-being is a vehicle to execute on our strategy and burnout was an existential threat to achieving our goals." Learn how Ochsner measures the state of burnout, implements strategies to drive outcomes and collaborates with the American Medical Association to be a leader in physician well-being.


Webinar attendees will learn:

  • How at Ochsner Health, professional well-being is considered a key organizational quality indicator that is supported at the executive level.
  • How Ochsner Health, learned the importance of: 1) developing comprehensive strategy before application of tactics; 2) rigorous communication; and 3) the need to partner with other departments to achieve key aligned goals.
  • How health systems can partner with the AMA to more effectively measure, analyze and react to data.


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Nigel Girgrah, MD, PhD

Chief Wellness Officer

Ochsner Health System, Medical Director

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Christine Sinsky, MD

Vice President, Professional Satisfaction

American Medical Association

This webinar is sponsored by the AMA Health System Program, a new strategy by the AMA that offers partners unique resources that improve outcomes, elevate recognition and drive value. Request more information on how the AMA supports health systems and medical groups.