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To love medicine again, physicians need to delegate

The Atlantic, February 6, 2013
As a family physician in Newport News, Virginia, in 2003 Dr. Peter Anderson realized what's becoming more and more evident: Our current primary care system is inefficient, and overstretched primary care physicians are hard-put to handle patients' needs without cutting corners. Not only were his patients potentially getting sub-quality care, he was on track to become one of the 46 percent of physicians suffering from burnout.