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 faster
Close encounters faster
Create time to care
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 Physiciansndation, 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.