The Negative Impact of EHRs on Patient Care, Physician Well-Being

January 22, 2021

According to a new study, health professionals working in the United States spend more time, both during the workday and after hours, engaging with electronic health records (EHRs) than those in other countries.

Last year ISMS adopted a resolution to educate the public about the amount of time physicians spend on data entry versus direct patient care. The burden of data entry also contributes to physician burnout. ISMS’ infographic is being shared on our social media platforms, along with content related to how EHRs contribute to physician burnout. 

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