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Stamping Out Burnout

Physicians are increasingly feeling squeezed by outside forces and inner stress. They have been under greater pressure to see more and more patients due to declining payer reimbursements, unfilled physician shortages, and newly insured patients.

Here's how you can fight back.

And: If you are wondering how other healthcare professionals feel about burnout, check out our slideshow of revealing quotes. [Photo credit: @Path Doc]

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Changing responsibilities and differing ways of relating to patients can make burnout worse for older physicians.

While physician burnout seems to be endemic, it doesn't mean that steps can't be taken to improve working conditions.

Advanced preparation and planning can dramatically change physicians' outlook and productivity levels at their medical practices.

Every profession has a rhythm. But when you lose pace with that cadence, you can simultaneously lose the passion you once had for your job.

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As physicians and their families get ready to enjoy summer, a few basic safety tips will help keep you, your property and your assets safe.

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One doctor looks at what causes burnout and how she thinks physicians can cure themselves of it.

In our hectic, rush-rush world, it seems as if taking on one more task won't be of any harm. As a daily practice, however, it begins to wear on us.


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