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Clinicians battle widespread burnout and dissatisfaction in a complex health care environment with competing priorities, administrative burden and lack of time. On top of that, documentation and compliance requirements never stop.

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The physician burnout crisis:

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    58% of physicians often have feelings of burnout¹
     

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    68% of clinicians say burnout has negatively affected their relationships²
     

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    54% of burned out physicians say it severely impacts their lives²
     

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Clinical documentation burden is causing burnout:

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    60% of physicians say bureaucratic tasks contribute to burnout²
     

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    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.³
     

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    More than one-third of physicians reported moderately high or excessive time spent on the EHR at home.⁴
     

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Sources:

¹ The Physicians Foundation. (2020, September 17). 2020 Survey of America’s Physicians: COVID-19’s Impact on Physician Wellbeing. https://physiciansfoundation.org/physician-and-patient-surveys/the-physicians-foundation-2020-physician-survey-part-2/

² Kane, L. (2022, January 21). Physician Burnout & Depression Report 2022: Stress, Anxiety, and Anger. Medscape. https://www.medscape.com/slideshow/2022-lifestyle-burnout-6014664#1

³ Sinsky, C., Colligan, L., Li, L., Prgomet, M., Reynolds, S., Goeders, L., Westbrook, J., Tutty, M., & Blike, G. (2016). Allocation of Physician Time in Ambulatory Practice: A Time and Motion Study in 4 Specialties. Annals of internal medicine, 165(11), 753–760. https://doi.org/10.7326/M16-0961

⁴ Gardner, R. L., Cooper, E., Haskell, J., Harris, D. A., Poplau, S., Kroth, P. J., & Linzer, M. (2019). Physician stress and burnout: the impact of health information technology. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 26(2), 106–114. https://doi.org/10.1093/jamia/ocy145