• Physicians experiencing burnout twice as likely to be involved in patient safety incidents

    1 day ago - By Healio

    Physicians suffering from burnout were twice as likely to be involved in patient safety incidents and four times more likely to see a decrease in job satisfaction, a new study published in The BMJ found.
    “Physicians with burnout often report poor work-life balance and career dissatisfaction,” Alexander Hodkinson, MD, a senior research fellow in the Centre for Primary Care at the University of Manchester, and colleagues wrote. “However, previous systematic reviews that focused on the potential effects of physician burnout on healthcare efficiency have overlooked the
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