Primary care physicians have among the highest rates of burnout of any medical specialty in the United States. Team-based care is an organizational approach to meet the increasing demands on the primary care system, including the well-being of its providers. Physicians report that pharmacist-delivered comprehensive medication management improves patient care efficiency, decreases workload and provides additional work-based social support, among other benefits. Physician perspectives as well as resources for implementing physician-pharmacist collaborations are discussed.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Medicine (miscellaneous)
- Health Policy
- Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health