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Professional satisfaction for docs tied to better care, RAND study shows
Modern Healthcare

Physicians’ perception of their ability to provide high-quality care most strongly determines their level of professional satisfaction, according to a newly released RAND Corp. study. The American Medical Association sponsored the study as a way to better understand — and hopefully address — the issue of declining physician morale. Researchers conducted hundreds of face-to-face interviews and surveys of physicians and other health professionals in 30 practices across six states.