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Report raises alarm on physician burnout:Onerous rules, e-record systems seen harming doctor-patient relationship

Jan 17, 2019 - The Boston Globe

Physicians "feel they are on a treadmill," said Dr. Alain Chaoui (with Samantha Martens).

Physician burnout has reached alarming levels and now amounts to a public health crisis that threatens to undermine the doctor-patient relationship and the delivery of health care nationwide, according to a report from Massachusetts doctors to be released Thursday.

The report — from the Massachusetts Medical Society, the Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association, and the Harvard T.H. Chan Sc...