Former AMA President Calls for Physicians to ’Get Back Our Control’ of Patient Management

By Ryan Lawrence | Healio

Physicians can reduce stress and improve workplace enrichment by spending more time with patients and less time bogged down with bureaucratic tasks, according to a presentation at the Ending Physician Burnout Global Summit.

“It’s not yoga (and) I don’t think it’s resilience training. … We have to pull ourselves back into the profession and look at teams that must be led by physicians,” medical oncologist Barbara L. McAneny, MD, FASCO, MACP, former AMA president and current CEO of New Mexico Cancer Center and New Mexico Oncology Hematology Consultants Ltd., told session attendees. “We have to stop wasting time on meaningless tasks, and we have to get back our control of how this profession is managing patients.”

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