Policy Brief

Issue at a Glance

IHPL periodically develops briefs on current issues with a special focus on oral health, hunger, and mental/behavioral health.  We hope that our “Issue At A Glance” will inform our readers and spark a dialogue among stakeholders to better promote health and prevent disease.

Issue Briefs

April 2018: Physician Burnout

Physician burnout is a public health epidemic that adversely affects health care and delivery. Mounting evidence indicates that systematic change is required. As technological advancements and innovative cost-cutting payment plans are introduced, policies must contend with the implications of the burden placed on physicians. Physician wellbeing should be a focus in the goal to provide quality, cost-effective care in America.

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