Addressing the Specter of Provider Burnout

By Howard B. Graman, M.D., FACP

Vice President, AMGA Consulting


Burnout has been described as “an erosion of the soul caused by a deterioration of one’s values, dignity, spirit, and will.”  Provider burnout is an urgent concern in the healthcare field requiring immediate attention. This white paper will address the problem by summarizing its prevalence, causative factors, the business case for addressing the problem, and approaches to remediation.