Items Tagged ‘doctor burn-out’

November 24, 2009

Study suggests medical errors due to doctor burn-out

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

A new study by the Mayo Clinic suggests major medical errors reported by American surgeons are the result of burn-out and depression.   Nearly 8,000 surgeons participated in the confidential survey. About 9 percent say they made a major medical error in the three months before the survey.   Nearly 70 percent of those surgeons […]

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