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It’s Time for Healthcare Organizations to Take Ownership of Burnout

Patient Safety and Quality Healthcare – PSQH

By:  Megan Headley

December 2, 2019

The World Health Organization has recently defined burnout as an official medical diagnosis, explaining it as a syndrome that results “from chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed. “As organizations, we have to start making the changes that are causing our employees to burn out in the first place. Organizations must understand and own up to their responsibility in causing burnout.