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Understanding Physician Burnout

Physician burnout is an ongoing discussion in healthcare. Characterized by emotional exhaustion and depersonalization, burnout is a syndrome, accompanied by a feeling of reduced personal accomplishment, loss of work fulfillment, and reduced effectiveness. Since physicians are so integral to the healthcare system, the effects of their fatigue have a global impact often leading to potential losses in productivity,… Read More »

Podcast: Pros and Cons of Consolidation in Healthcare

Last week I had the opportunity to sit down with Health:Further to discuss the future of healthcare for practicing physicians, including the pros and cons of consolidation in healthcare and a transition back to a more individualized care model. Managing the polarity of physician quality of life vs. autonomy, the question of rural care access, and the wider… Read More »