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Can Scribes Help Solve Physician Burnout Caused by Medical Documentation?

(Lydia Zuraw/KHN illustration; Getty Images) To Free Doctors From Computers, Far-Flung Scribes Are Now Taking Notes For Them Sarah Kwon October 1, 2020 Podiatrist Dr. Mark Lewis greets his first patient of the morning in his suburban Seattle exam room and points to a tiny video camera mounted on the…

Take Control of Your EHR Messages

Tame Your EHR Message Center to Boost Your Productivity and Avoid Burnout Lack of Control of EHR Messaging Contributes to Physician Burnout According to an article in the Annals of Family Medicine, primary care physicians spend about 23 percent of their workday managing their EHR's in-basket messages. Furthermore, Health Affairs…

Beyond Burnout: Docs Decry ‘Moral Injury’ From Financial Pressures Of Health Care

(Maria Fabrizio for KHN) Beyond Burnout: Docs Decry ‘Moral Injury’ From Financial Pressures Of Health Care Melissa Bailey, Kaiser Health News February 4, 2020 Dr. Keith Corl was working in a Las Vegas emergency room when a patient arrived with chest pain. The patient, wearing his street clothes, had a…
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