Did you know?
- “The consequences of physician burnout are significant, and threaten our U.S. health care system, including patient safety, quality of care, and health care costs.” That’s the message from 10 leading healthcare system CEOs in a blog post titled “Physician Burnout is a Public Health Crisis: A Message to Our Fellow CEOs. (Health Affairs, March 28, 2017)
- It is estimated that the cost of replacing a physician is between $500,000 and $1 million. (Calculated by Altrius Health)
- Physician well-being is one of the Wisconsin Medical Society’s top priorities. In late 2014, the Society surveyed Wisconsin physicians and used the findings to help shape current advocacy efforts, which are published in this report in the August, 2015 issue of WMJ.