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2019 Policy & Issues Forum

T3-2 - Take the Heat Out of Burnout

‐ Mar 29, 2019 9:30am

Burnout affects health care professionals at higher rates in today’s environment of electronic medical records, increased workloads, and policy changes. Simply explained, burnout syndrome is emotional exhaustion that causes fatigue, disinterest, and detachment. The American Journal of Medicine reported an increase in physician burnout from 45.5 percent to 54.4 percent over three years. It is now a potential threat to the quality of care delivered and patient safety. During this session, you will learn techniques to help with burnout and achieve the newest component of the Quadruple Aim – Care Team Well-Being.