Clinical anesthesiologists always wonder about paucity of time for job-mandated administrative work, license/certification-mandated continuing education, and innovation/discovery-related research pursuit (J Educ Perioper Med 2021;23:E657). The question is who the payers are for the time allocated for their administrative, educational, and research needs (Int Anesthesiol Clin 2020;58:41-5). There is a Work-Time when one is actively engaged with paid work. There is a Home-Time when one is actively invested at home. There is a Down-Time when one tends to passively exist at work or at home. Finally, there is a Me-Time when one is actively involved with one's own self, away from all the hassle-rassle at work and at home (Workplace Health Saf 2018;66:52). The uncompensated and ill-defined administrative, educational, and research Work-Time encroaches on Home-Time, Down-Time, and Me-Time. However, one must not overlook that clinical Work-Time-generated dollar payments from government as well as nongovernment payers...
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Letter to the Editor| May 2023
Payer for Administration, Education, and Innovation in Anesthesiology
ASA Monitor May 2023, Vol. 87, e3.
Payer for Administration, Education, and Innovation in Anesthesiology. ASA Monitor 2023; 87:e3 doi: https://doi.org/10.1097/01.ASM.0000935356.65527.d9
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