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Workflow Changes Could Relieve Primary Care Physician Shortage
Health Leaders Media

Red-flagging and eliminating inefficiencies to improve patient flow may go a long way toward relieving the looming shortage of clinicians in the primary care workforce.

A study in this month’s Health Affairs says easily implemented, system-wide changes that save a few minutes here and there during the workday could yield dramatic gains in physician capacity while reducing physician burnout and improving care.