09 Mar Physician Burnout
One of our physician owners, Dr. Susan Sirota, recently wrote an article regarding physician burnout. As she indicates in her article, one in three physicians will experience burnout at some point during their career. The incidence of this experience is not decreasing among physicians, but rather it is becoming more prevalent due to the increasing administrative burden experienced by physicians – particularly those who have independent practices.
One way to manage this is to assess areas where you may be able to ease your daily burden. What support staff do you have? What is their skill level? Do they need further training? Do you manage your revenue cycle internally? Should you consider outsourcing? Are you using an electronic medical record?
You can read Dr. Sirota’s full article HERE.