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Preventing Physician Burnout from Impacting the Patient Experience

Patient Engagement HIT
By Sara Heath

The healthcare industry is undergoing a period of rapid technical and clinical innovation as it moves away from episodic, reactive care.

While data-driven decisions and holistic approaches to patient management can bring significant benefits, these new strategies are also creating a mounting problem: physician burnout is increasing at an alarming rate.

Physician burnout is a problem at 83 percent of healthcare organizations, according to a 2018 survey published in the New England Journal of Medicine Catalyst.