Burnout tops physician issues in 2015
With 54.4 percent of physicians reporting at least one symptom of burnout, it’s no wonder it was the top issue in 2015. Burnout is all too common as burdensome regulations and the mounting pressures of practice have put many physicians in survival mode.
Burnout driving physicians to cut down work hours
A Mayo Clinic study of physician burnout and diminished work satisfaction showed a direct correlation with a reduction in hours. Older male physicians are the largest segment cutting back hours. Worries about physician shortages grow.