Using physician assistive solutions to reduce the administrative burden on clinicians
Physician burnout is an ongoing epidemic throughout health care. Clinicians are battling widespread burnout and dissatisfaction in a complex health care environment with competing priorities.
The clinical documentation burden weighs heavily on physicians and clinicians. Often, physicians spend more time on administrative tasks than they do with their patients.
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 as the main cause of burnout.²
Physicians spend nearly 50% of their workday on the electronic health record (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