Boosting productivity, banishing burnout


Capable physicians are 17 percent more productive than those who don’t self-identify as capable


They’re 76 percent less likely to say they plan to leave their organization within 3 years


They’re 61 percent less likely than their peers to report significant symptoms of burnout

Source: athenahealth Research

A promising metric, supported by research

The athenahealth research team surveyed 1,029 providers on our network, asking whether they agree with two statements:

  • I have the latitude I need to provide high quality care to my patients
  • I have the tools/resources I need to properly care for my patients

Those who self-identified as capable are more productive, more loyal to their organizations, and less likely to report symptoms of burnout. Capability also correlates with financial performance, based on productivity and growth metrics.

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