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More Gratitude: One Solution to Address the Looming Crisis of Physician Burnout

When I was a medical student, I believed that the work of being a doctor meant that I would develop strong relationships with my patients and that their gratitude for my work would be my reward. Fast-forward six years to clinical training. I was in a busy Boston-area teaching hospital. Sometimes I’d see a patient… Read More »

Stress from using electronic health records is linked to physician burnout

While electronic health records improve communication and access to patient data, researchers found that stress from using EHRs is associated with burnout, particularly for primary care doctors such as pediatricians, family medicine physicians and general internists. Common causes of EHR-related stress include too little time for documentation, time spent at home managing records and EHR… Read More »