Estimating the attributable cost of physician burnout in the United States cost of physician burnout
Estimate costs related to physician burnout (turnover and clinical hour reduction). $4.6 billion in costs related to physician turnover and reduced clinical hours are attributable to burnout each year in the United States. This estimate ranged from $2.6 billion to $6.3 billion in multivariate probabilistic sensitivity analyses. At an organizational level, the annual economic cost associated with burnout related to turnover and reduced clinical hours is approximately $7600 per employed physician each year.
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Burnout, Well-being, & Professionalism