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Triple Aim? Make that Quadruple!

Research indicates that up to 46% of US physicians experience symptoms of burnout.2 It stands to reason that physician burnout has an impact on patient care and outcomes. In a 2014 survey, 68% of family physicians and 73% of general internists would not choose the same specialty if they could start their careers anew.3 Again, it seems reasonable to wonder whether physicians who feel professionally unfulfilled are likely to perform at their best or go the medical equivalent of “the extra mile”.

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