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doctor burnout

Many Georgia docs burned out, look to early retirement

Many doctors today are experiencing burnout. From having to document patient care in the electronic health record to increased government oversight, 67 percent of physicians in Georgia, in particular, are somewhat pessimistic about the future of medicine--that’s compared with 63 percent of doctors nationally.
Doc burnout

Low morale among docs will drive many to flee the profession

Just as millions of baby boomers will start to hit the Medicare rolls, the number of physicians available to treat them is expected to drop dramatically. According to a survey, nearly 50 percent of doctors intend to retire, reduce their hours or number of patients, or take on non-clinical roles in the coming years.