Posts in Category: Physician Burnout

New study puts $4.6B price tag on physician burnout 

While physician burnout’s negative effect on clinical and organizational outcomes is not quantifiable, a new study in the Annals of Internal Medicine has put a dollar figure on the cost to the U.S. healthcare industry—a staggering $4.6 billion annually.

That’s a figure that provides a clear economic incentive for those in charge to invest in ways to alleviate and remediate physician burnout, which leads to high turnover and a reduction in clinical hours billed.

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Posted by Jana Ballinger 06/06/2019 Categories: EHRs Physician Burnout