Heard this week

"Senior leaders are finding they need a new kind of physician leader to help with the challenges they face—integration with other practices, the move to value, engagement of physicians in working with patients in new ways, and practice redesign. These responsibilities are contributing to burnout—more and more burdens are being place on physicians."

- Jerry Penso, MD, MBA, president and CEO of AMGA—formerly the American Medical Group Association—describes one of three issues he says he repeatedly encountered while visiting more than 65 medical groups and health systems.