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Physician burnout linked to EHRs

Gardner R et al. J Am Med Inform Assoc. doi: 10.1093/jamia/ocy145.

Key clinical point: EHR-related stress is a measurable predictor of physician burnout.

Major finding: Seventy percent of EHR users who responded to a survey reported stress related to the use of health information technology.

Study details: Survey of all 4,197 physicians in Rhode Island; 1,792 (43%) responded.

Disclosures: The Rhode Island Department of Health funded the study. The authors reported no conflicts of interest.

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Citation:

Gardner R et al. J Am Med Inform Assoc. doi: 10.1093/jamia/ocy145.