Match!

Descriptive review of junior OB/GYN physicians’ work task financial compensation in German hospitals

Published on Dec 1, 2019in Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology2.591
· DOI :10.1186/s12995-019-0227-z
Dörthe Brüggmann9
Estimated H-index: 9
(Goethe University Frankfurt),
Anja Herpe (Goethe University Frankfurt)+ 6 AuthorsStefanie Mache Ma15
Estimated H-index: 15
(Charité)
Abstract
Beginning in the first decade of the 21st centruy, there was a growing disregard for the benefits of the German medical system concerning the junior obstetricians/gynecologists (OB/GYN) job situation. As in other fields of medicine, numerous colleagues left Germany to work in other countries such as the United Kingdom, Noway, Sweden, or Switzerland. According to studies, financial factors represent one of the reasons for the discontent. We here present a practical descriptive approach to assess/review the actual compensation of single work tasks of OB/GYNs on the basis of previously published, existing data. Using the workflow data from the Medical work Assessment in German hospitals (MAGRO) platform of twenty junior OB/GYNs with an average workday of 9:24:35 h (SD = 01:05:07 h), a large scale data analysis of 2,325,556 different time points was performed to calculate the financial valuation of single work tasks. In order to assess the evolution over the past years, different modern and historic (e.g. AiP) pay scales were used and analysed in relation to the actual work on a weekly, monthly and per annum basis. Our review shows that there has been a dramatic increase in the financial reward of the practical work tasks of junior OB/GYN physicians in German hospitals in comparison to the situation of the early 2000s years. In this respect, it can not be further argued that the German system has large disadvantages concerning the payment of junior doctors in comparison to other European countries.
  • References (47)
  • Citations (0)
📖 Papers frequently viewed together
2 Citations
6 Citations
199927.60BMJ
4 Citations
78% of Scinapse members use related papers. After signing in, all features are FREE.
References47
Newest
#1Johannes Quart (MLU: Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg)H-Index: 1
#2Tobias Deutsch (Leipzig University)H-Index: 8
Last. Thomas Frese (MLU: Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg)H-Index: 5
view all 5 authors...
Many countries are faced with a decrease in physicians in non-urban areas. Especially for regions with decreasing populations, temporary solutions like commuting models might be a suitable option. So far, little is known about the willingness to commute among future physicians. In this multicenter, cross-sectional survey, five years of medical students (8th to 10th semester) from three German universities (Charite Berlin, Halle, Leipzig) were questioned about their willingness to commute to work...
2 CitationsSource
#1Yehia Z. Alami (An-Najah National University)H-Index: 1
#2Beesan T. Ghanim (An-Najah National University)H-Index: 1
Last. Sa’ed H. Zyoud (An-Najah National University)H-Index: 23
view all 3 authors...
Background Resident doctors are continuously exposed to prolonged working hours and night shifts, making them susceptible to the many physical, psychological, and cognitive side effects of sleep deprivation, which may affect their quality of life. Therefore, this study aimed to determine the prevalence of sleep penury in resident doctors and to assess the association between self-apprehended sleepiness and quality of life.
6 CitationsSource
#1Norman SchöffelH-Index: 10
#2Markus BraunH-Index: 21
Last. David A. GronebergH-Index: 5
view all 4 authors...
1 CitationsSource
Background Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) infections are blood-borne, generally chronic and are associated with increased morbidity and mortality. The aim of this study is to describe the results of therapies with direct-acting antiviral agents (DAAs) in healthcare personnel.
3 CitationsSource
#1Omar F. Khabour (Taibah University)H-Index: 23
#2Khalil H. Al Ali (Taibah University)H-Index: 1
Last. Waleed H. Mahallawi (Taibah University)H-Index: 3
view all 3 authors...
Background Clinical laboratory workers face biohazard such as needlestick injury and occupational infection on a daily basis. In this study, we examined self-reported frequency of occupational infection and needlestick injury among the clinical laboratory workers in Al- Madinah, Saudi Arabia.
2 CitationsSource
#1Norman SchöffelH-Index: 10
#2Markus BraunH-Index: 21
Last. David A. GronebergH-Index: 5
view all 5 authors...
1 CitationsSource
#1Jennifer D. Sisler (NIOSH: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health)H-Index: 7
#2Justine Shaffer (NIOSH: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health)H-Index: 4
Last. Taekhee Lee (NIOSH: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health)H-Index: 8
view all 7 authors...
Operating room personnel have the potential to be exposed to surgical smoke, the by-product of using electrocautery or laser surgical device, on a daily basis. Surgical smoke is made up of both biological by-products and chemical pollutants that have been shown to cause eye, skin and pulmonary irritation. In this study, surgical smoke was collected in real time in cell culture media by using an electrocautery surgical device to cut and coagulate human breast tissues. Airborne particle number con...
7 CitationsSource
#1Shiming Cheng (CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)H-Index: 1
#2Deanna Tollefson (CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)H-Index: 1
Last. Carol Y. Rao (CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)H-Index: 19
view all 20 authors...
Health care workers are at high risk for tuberculosis (TB). China, a high burden TB country, has no policy on medical surveillance for TB among healthcare workers. In this paper, we evaluate whether China’s national TB diagnostic guidelines could be used as a framework to screen healthcare workers for pulmonary TB disease in a clinical setting in China. Between April–August 2010, healthcare workers from 28 facilities in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China were eligible for TB screening, comp...
4 CitationsSource
#1A.-C. KordsmeyerH-Index: 1
#2Volker HarthH-Index: 17
Last. Stefanie Mache MaH-Index: 15
view all 3 authors...
Der Artikel enthalt eine Ubersicht uber den aktuellen Forschungsstand zum Thema Unterstutzungsmoglichkeiten fur Schwangere am Arbeitsplatz. Nach Bekanntmachung einer Schwangerschaft sind Arbeitgeber/‑innen fur die Umsetzung des Mutterschutzgesetzes (MuSchG) sowie fur eine Gefahrdungsbeurteilung zustandig, welche jedoch haufig unvollstandig oder falsch durchgefuhrt wird. Sind werdende Mutter andauernden zu hohen Belastungen am Arbeitsplatz ausgesetzt, so kann dies Auswirkungen auf eine Fruhgeburt...
1 CitationsSource
#1Norman Schöffel (Goethe University Frankfurt)H-Index: 10
#2Doris Klingelhöfer (Goethe University Frankfurt)H-Index: 10
Last. David Goldstein Mbbs Fracp (Goethe University Frankfurt)H-Index: 72
view all 5 authors...
Die Hand-Fus-Mund-Krankheit ist eine weitverbreitete Infektionserkrankung, die durch verschiedene Enteroviren der Gruppe A ausgelost wird. Der typische Verlauf kennzeichnet sich durch allgemeine Symptome eines grippalen Infektes, in dessen Verlauf sich ein typischer Hautausschlag an Handen, Fusen und Mund anschliest. Die Transmission der Erkrankung erfolgt hauptsachlich oral-fakal oder aerogen durch engen Kontakt mit erkrankten Personen. Der Grosteil der Infektionen verlauft asymptomatisch bzw. ...
1 CitationsSource
Cited By0
Newest