High rates of burnout is driving an expected shortage of up to 124,000 physicians in the U.S. by 2034

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The underlying causes for the high rates of burnout are complex and interrelated; however, several key contributors include increasing administrative demands, prolonged working hours, changes in reimbursement models, and lack of work-life balance. To address this critical issue, many healthcare organizations are introducing initiatives to improve the well-being of their medical staff. Such measures include increasing access to mental health services for physicians, providing more flexible scheduling, and encouraging work-life balance.

Author: Medical Economics