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Physician Burnout Is a Problem at 83% of Healthcare Organizations

Kate Monica
EHR Intelligence
May 04, 2018

Eighty-three percent of clinicians, clinical leaders, and healthcare executives view physician burnout as a problem at their organizations, according to findings in a New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) Catalyst spring 2018 report about burnout and how to prevent it.

Titled “Immunization Against Burnout,” the report by Swensen et al. featured responses from 703 healthcare executives, clinical leaders, and clinicians from hospitals, physician organizations, and health systems that are part of the NEJM Catalyst Insights Council.

Overall, 78 percent of registered nurses, 64 percent of advanced practice nurses, 56 percent of clinical leaders, and 42 percent of healthcare executives reported that physician burnout is a problem at their organizations.

Read more for ways to alleviate physician burnout from EHR Intelligence.