How practice culture influences physician burnout
July 27, 2021
Samuel Edwards, M.D., discusses his recent study in Health Affairs of why burnout levels differ among primary care practices and what practices can do to reduce burnout among doctors and staff. The study focuses on common traits among practices where burnout is minimal or nonexistent. The study found that these are often small, physician-owned practices where teamwork is emphasized, and where providers have a great deal of autonomy.