How To Combat The Hidden Healthcare Hazard Of Physician Burnout
'While burnout negatively impacts physicians' mental and physical well-being, it also affects patients. The American Journal of Critical Care published a study that examined the impacts of burnout and found a strong correlation between burnout and medical errors. By reducing burnout, practices can help combat these errors to improve the quality of patient care and reduce healthcare costs.
Patients notice these medical errors and the lesser-quality care they receive. A recent patient survey found that 73% of patients would leave a provider due to a poor experience with their practitioner, and 53% would leave due to a poor experience with the office staff.Read more on HEALTHCARE BUSINESS TODAY site