Alleviating physician burnout
The economic landscape for today’s medical practices is notoriously challenging and it is taking a toll on the mental and physical well-being of the medical profession. According to a 2019 Medscape survey, 44% of physicians feel burnt out, and 15% feel either colloquially or clinically depressed.
One way that some physicians have sought to alleviate these problems is by broadening their practice and introducing cash-based aesthetic services.
One doctor's approach: Falguni Patel, MD, FACOG discusses why she chose to introduce aesthetic servies into her practice and how it can alleviate some of the financial burden and lack of work-life balance that is common within today's healthcare environment. She addresses:
- What is physician burnout and why is it happening?
- Where to start with adding additional services to your practice
- How to take the plunge and tips for building awareness