HIMSSCast: Why physician-owned practices may boost EHR satisfaction
The connection between EHRs and physician satisfaction – and, by extension, clinician burnout – is one that has been well-explored over the past few years. And the COVID-19 pandemic has only made those issues more relevant.
Dr. Richard Baron, president and CEO of the American Board of Internal Medicine and the ABIM foundation, joined Healthcare IT News Senior Editor Kat Jercich to discuss his recent JAMA Network Open commentary about why some physicians may be happier with their EHRs than others – and what organizations might do about it.
-People in physician-owned practices report higher EHR satisfaction
-Clinicians feeling technology is done to them, not for them
-The clinical purpose of an EHR gets lost
-How owning a practice makes a difference
-The burnout from "inbox overload"
-Using EHRs to answer broader population health questions
-Connecting technology to physician success
-The effect of COVID-19 on burnout
-What organizations can do
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