DOTmed February 26, 2021
Three changes have transformed U.S. healthcare since 2005. The burnout and headaches for providers still persist. But I’m bullish on what’s ahead. Stick with me to hear why all this will be worth it in the end.
Individually, each rocked healthcare and caused significant provider burnout due to new documentation requirements; large software costs and steep learning curves; patient satisfaction scores and new patient expectations for shared decision making. Each change pushed more providers into retirement or alternative roles to avoid the new burdens.
Despite this, I’m excited about the future because of the convergence of these changes. They’re foundational to a world in which provider workload can actually decrease while quality and cost improve. Let me explain.
1. The 2005...