Medical Economics: Top Challenges 2021: #3 Physician burnout and autonomy

Wendy Dean, M.D., a psychiatrist and president and co-founder of Moral Injury of Healthcare, says that following the long period of rigorous training, focusing on independent, critical thinking with strict adherence to algorithms based on reimbursement policies
can be grating.

Beyond the big systemic hurdles that must be crossed to bring this issue under control, Dean recommends that physicians learn how the incentives are aligned at their health care institution.

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