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Fixing the system to fight burnout
Tuesday, November 8, 2016 (5525 reads)

From the November/December ACP Internist, copyright © 2016 by the American College of Physicians

By Charlotte Huff

Practicing medicine has never been an easy road professionally, but research and doctors alike report increasing signs of strain on the front lines, from fatigue to irritability to full-fledged burnout.

Accumulating documentation, electronic health record headaches, and the latest raft of regulations and reimbursement models all contribute to a growing disconnect from the tactile practice of patient care, according to individuals and medical organizations who are increasingly tackling the problem head on.

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