Ease physician burnout with speech recognition
78% of physicians sometimes, often or always experience feelings of burnout.¹
44% of physicians say burnout has a ‘severe impact’ on their lives.²
37% of physicians feel too much paperwork and regulations contribute to their feelings of burnout.³
55% of physicians report administrative tasks are the main cause of burnout.²
Physicians report spending nearly 50% of their work day on EHR and desk work while spending only 27% of their total time on direct clinical face time with patients.⁴
About half of physicians report not having enough time to complete clinical documentation.⁵
More than one-third of physicians reported moderately high or excessive time spent on the EHR at home.⁵
More than 300,000 clinicians use 3M speech understanding solutions that are proven to improve physician satisfaction, user experience and efficiency. 3M clients:
Complete patient notes quicker with 52% faster clinical documentation
Report communicating notes three to four times quicker than typing⁶
Close encounters more quickly with a 30% faster closure rate⁶
Create time to care through a 30% increase in physician productivity⁷
3M creates time to care for physicians by reducing administrative burden and empowering them to document in their natural workflow. Our cloud-based, EHR-compatible solutions bring conversational artificial intelligence (AI) directly into clinical workflows to help improve the wellbeing of both patients and physicians.
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¹ “2018 Survey of America’s Physicians Practice Patterns & Perspectives An Examination of the Professional Morale, Practice Patterns, Career Plans, and Perspectives of Today’s Physicians, Aggregated by Age, Gender, Primary Care/Specialists and Practice Owners/Employees,” The Physicians Foundation, 2018, 7, https://www.merritthawkins.com/uploadedFiles/MerrittHawkins/Content/Pdf/MerrittHawkins_PhysiciansFoundation_Survey2018.pdf.
² National Physician Burnout and Suicide Report 2020, Medscape, accessed December 15, 2020, https://www.medscape.com/slideshow/2020-lifestyle-burnout-6012460?faf=1.
³ Todd Shyrock, ed., “2019 Physician Burnout Survey.” Medical Economics, Volume 95, Number 16, August 29, 2019, https://www.medicaleconomics.com/view/2019-physician-burnout-survey-results-show-growing-crisis-medicine.
⁴ Christine Sinsky, Lacey Colligan, Ling Li, Mirela Prgomet, Sam Reynolds, Lindsey Goeders, Johanna Westbrook, Michael Tutty, George Blike, Allocation of Physician Time in Ambulatory Practice: A Time and Motion Study in 4 Specialties, Annals of internal medicine Volume 165, Issue 11, 2016, Pages 753-760, https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/27595430/.
⁵ Rebekah L Gardner, Emily Cooper, Jacqueline Haskell, Daniel A Harris, Sara Poplau, Philip J Kroth, Mark Linzer, Physician stress and burnout: the impact of health information technology, Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, Volume 26, Issue 2, February 2019, Pages 106–114, https://academic.oup.com/jamia/article/26/2/106/5230918.
⁶ 3M Health Information Systems, Case study: Children’s Medical Group, 2020, https://multimedia.3m.com/mws/media/1898890O/3m-his-childrensmedical-group-case-study.pdf.
⁷ 3M Health Information Systems, Case study: Driving cost savings and physician efficiency with improved clinical documentation, 2020, https://multimedia.3m.com/mws/media/1942065O/3m-his-oneoncology-improved-clinical-documentation-case-study.pdf.