Archive | August, 2012

The Physician Burnout Epidemic: What It Means for Patients and Reform

ELAINE SCHATTNER, August 22, 2012, The Atlantic Almost half of U.S. physicians report at least one symptom of exhaustion or significant dissatisfaction. That has resonant implications across the national healthcare and economic discussions, as well as for patients. In a large analysis published this week in Archives of Internal Medicine, researchers at the Mayo Clinic […]

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John C. Goodman: Why the Doctor Can’t See You

By JOHN C. GOODMAN Are you having trouble finding a doctor who will see you? If not, give it another year and a half. A doctor shortage is on its way. Most provisions of the Obama health law kick in on Jan. 1, 2014. Within the decade after that, an additional 30 million people are […]

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