Resource topic: Health Care Costs
Making an Evidence-Based Case for Urgent Action to Address Clinician Burnout

Clinician burnout is currently a public health epidemic that is threatening the quality and safety of healthcare. In the following article from the American Journal...

Peer-Reviewed Literature
Estimating the Attributable Cost of Physician Burnout in the United States

Although physician burnout is associated with negative clinical and organizational outcomes, its economic costs are poorly understood. As a result, leaders in...

Peer-Reviewed Literature
An economic argument for investment in physician resilience

Despite compelling, evidence-based, and practical articles emphasizing the importance of physician resilience, adopting the concept of resilience has been slow....

Peer-Reviewed Literature
Second Annual Physician Compensation Report

The following report, conducted by Doximity, seeks to understand physician compensation to combat the growing shortage of US physicians. Drawing from over 65,000...

Report
A Literature Review of Nursing Turnover Costs

This review article published in the Journal of Nursing Management summarizes data and trends of nursing staff turnover costs from 1990 to 2010. Inconsistencies in...

Peer-Reviewed Literature
Emerging the EHR Purgatory – Moving from Process to Outcomes

Goroll's Perspective paper in the New England Journal of Medicine illustrates the electronics arms race between payers demanding documentation to justify payment...

Opinion Piece/Short Communication
Economics of Team-based Care in Controlling Blood Pressure: A Community Guide Systematic Review

The following systematic review examines the costs of team-based care for blood pressure control. 31 studies published between 1980 and 2012 were analyzed for...

Article
Association of Integrated Team-Based Care with Health Care Quality, Utilization, and Cost

The following study, published in JAMA evaluates the association of receiving primary care in integrated team-based care (TBC) practices vs traditional practice...

Article
Implementing Geriatric Resources for Assessment and Care of Elders Team Care in a Veterans Affairs Medical Center: Lessons Learned and Effects Observed

Geriatric Resources for Assessment and Care of Elders (GRACE) is a model of care that works in collaboration with primary care providers (PCPs) and...

Article
Effects of Primary Care Team Social Networks on Quality of Care and Costs for Patients with Cardiovascular Disease

The following study evaluates the associations between primary care team communication, interaction, and coordination (ie, social networks); quality of care; and...

Article