Fierce Healthcare April 18, 2024
Heather Landi

Health systems across the country face the same pressing problem — rising levels of burnout among physicians. It’s a challenge that’s reaching a crisis point.

Nearly all physicians in the U.S. said they feel regularly burned out and over half of them have considered either leaving the profession or adopting non-patient-facing roles, according to a recent athenahealth survey conducted by Harris Poll.

A growing number of hospitals and health systems are betting on advancements in AI as part of the cure for what ails physicians. Specifically, providers are investing in AI medical scribes and generative AI tools to help alleviate the drudgery of administrative work that takes up so much of clinicians’ time. Health systems also plug these technologies as...

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Topics: AI (Artificial Intelligence), Health System / Hospital, Partnerships, Physician, Provider, Survey / Study, Technology, Trends
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