Restoring the art of practicing medicine

Reducing physician burnout with streamlined clinical communication

Originally posted in Becker’s Hospital Review; Written by Will O’Connor, M.D., TigerConnect Chief Medical Information Officer

There are numerous surveys demonstrating that electronic health records (EHRs) are taking a toll on physicians.

One of the most recent and large-scale surveys of nearly 6,400 physician participants showed EHRs have contributed to a lower career satisfaction rate and increase the risk of burnout.

Bottom line: We clinicians are increasingly feeling less like clinicians and more like data-entry clerks.

Read the full article here.