To provide the best possible care for patients, physicians must also care for themselves. As health care organizations work to combat burnout at a systemic level, physicians can also begin to make practical changes to fight burnout on a personal level. Here are a few tips to keep in mind for creating healthier systems and healthier physicians:
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Tools like the AMA’s STEPS Forward™ series provide physicians and practices with a strategic methodology for tackling practice improvement—covering workflow and process, patient care, technology and finance, professional well-being and leading change.