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There is growing evidence of the challenge that burnout poses for everyone in health care. But what is the evidence about the causes of burnout, and how can that be translated into effective solutions? Innovative answers to this challenge need to focus more on how to change critical sources of burnout within the job context, rather than simply helping people cope with the negative effects. These proposed solutions must be implemented and evaluated systematically, in order to establish what are truly the best practices for beating burnout. Such an approach will lead to a better vision of healthy workplaces for health care.



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The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center


Houston, Texas

Burnout Headings

Burnout, Professional; Burnout, Professional/prevention and control; Job Satisfaction; Workload; Work-Life Balance; Health Promotion; Occupational Stress; Patient Safety; Professional Autonomy; Social Support; Personnel Management


Processed by Jolene C. DeFranco, Student Intern, Texas Woman's University School of Library & Information Studies, Spring 2020

Meeting the Challenge of Burnout



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