Study by Linda Aiken and Matthew McHugh (U-Penn) cited in a New York Times article on health care providers
"The Business of Health Care Depends on Exploiting Doctors and Nurses" - New York Times. 6/8/2019.
"This month the World Health Organization recognized the serious effects of burnout from chronic workplace stress. Burnout levels among doctors are at new highs, far worse than among the general population, and increasing relentlessly. Burnout among nurses is similarly rising and is highest among those on the front line of patient care. Doctors and nurses commit suicide at higher rates than in almost any other profession. Higher levels of burnout are also associated with more medical errors and compromised patient safety."