Physician burnout triples the incidence of medical errors: Mayo Clinic study

M3 Global Newsdesk Oct 10, 2018

For World Mental Health Day, we bring to you an article about a recent study on physician burnout and how it is rapidly becoming the chief cause of medical errors in hospitals.

Physician burnout is more likely to cause medical errors than unsafe medical workplace conditions, according to a recent study published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Furthermore, the study researchers concluded that both physician well-being and work unit safety must be addressed to reduce medical errors.


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