Three ways to curb post-pandemic burnout with IT
Healthcare Business News
[This article was authored by PatientKeeper CMO Dr. Chris Maiona]
Physician burnout is insidious -- it gradually erodes providers' passion and, even before the pandemic, was driving professionals of all ages out of medicine. IT has been a contributing factor in physician burnout. The first wave of EHR technology brought patient data into the digital realm, but was focused on the moving pieces -- not the people behind them. Optimized EHRs must keep physicians and patients front and center, so IT becomes an asset rather than a burden.