January 3, 2013

Is Your Hospital Hurting You?

By Logan Lafferty

Last year, Dr. Kiran Sagar, a cardiologist in Wisconsin, was fired two months after presenting strong data showing that cardiologists in the hospital she worked at misread a substantial number of heart tests…I talk to doctors and nurses around the country every week. One trend that seems clear is that more doctors and nurses are feeling frustrated. A recent national study by Mayo Clinic researchers shows that doctor burnout rate is now up to a staggering 46%. 

CNN by Marty Makary, M.D. (Johns Hopkins)

Tags: Cardiology, CNN, doctor burnout, Dr. Kiran Sagar, heart test, Research

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