Physician burnout is real and the pandemic has only accelerated its impact on our healthcare system. One 2017 study found that the average patient visit with a primary care clinician lasted only around 15 minutes and often covered up to a half-dozen health issues.”
Fully outsourced, remote patient monitoring (RPM) and chronic care management (CCM) are solutions that can improve patient outcomes, increase clinical efficiency, and reduce the workload of overburdened staff.
From Managed Healthcare Executive
A recent survey by the American Medical Association of more than 20,000 U.S. healthcare workers reveals the extent of the problem: 49% reported at least one symptom of burnout, while 43% said they suffered from work overload. Researchers found higher levels of stress among women and people from Black and Latinx communities. Greater levels of stress and burnout were associated with fear of COVID-19 exposure or transmission, with self-reported anxiety and depression, or work overload.
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