Just because doctors can work more hours and longer weeks doesn’t mean that’s good for them, or for patients.
Researchers from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., recently told Reuters about their recent survey of 7,000 U.S. physicians. Four in 10 said they feel stress, depersonalize their patients and have become highly cynical people.
As more patients are expected to enter the U.S. Healthcare system in the next several years, existing physician shortages will intensify and competition for competent practitioners will become fierce.
The full article from Reuters is here.