Physician burnout is real … and costly.
Aside from negative clinical outcomes, it’s costing the U.S. healthcare industry roughly $4.6 billion a year, according to a recent study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine. At an organizational level, the annual cost associated with burnout is approximately $7,600 per employed physician each year.
One culprit to the burnout: paperwork.
Why is it Paperwork?
The study cites a mounting load of paperwork, in addition to bureaucratic demands,
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