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Burnout, dissatisfaction drive 1 in 5 physicians to plan on reducing work hours

17:32 EST 10 Nov 2017 | Healio

Survey results published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings reveal a significant level of discontent among physicians, with many considering scaling back or leaving practice altogether.
The primary sources of frustration are the burden of practicing medicine and dissatisfaction with electronic health records, according to the researchers.
“[HHS] projects a shortfall of 45,000 to 90,000 physicians by 2025, even after accounting for an influx of advanced practice health care professionals, as the U.S. population ages and the prevalence of chronic disease increases,” Christine A. Sinsky, MD,

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