The feedback I’ve received from my last Hospital Impact post has been truly astounding. Clearly, on the topic of physician burnout, we’ve touched a nerve. Here’s just a sampling of the comments:
- "This is a critical, growing problem and one that should be given immediate attention." —Michael T
- "We need to look at physicians as being an overextended precious resource and focus not on just telling them what they need to do but to take a proactive role in engaging them around the values of best practice care." —Alan R
- "We are all trying to do more with shrinking resources and it reaches a point of overkill too easily. Nursing and medicine are noble professions, but not if they erode life's passion and job." —Dianne
So what to do about this growing, global problem? In my search for solutions, a follow-up FierceHealth blog emerged.