A study in the Annals of Family Medicine found innovations including proactive planned care, shared clinical care, shared clerical tasks and more helped increase professional satisfaction among clinicians and reduce burnout in 23 high-performing primary care practices. "Our observations suggest that a shift from a physician-centric model of work distribution and responsibility to a shared-care model ... can result in high-functioning teams, improved professional satisfaction, and greater joy in practice," the study authors said.

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