Medical Economics October 18, 2021
Keith A. Reynolds

The research suggests the less time a physician spends on an EHR the more likely they are to leave their employer.

Physicians who are less tuned into EHR may be more likely to leave their employer, according to a study.

The study, which appears on JAMA Open Network, looks at the association of physician productivity and EHR use patterns with physician turnover. It looked at 314 non-teaching ambulatory physicians from March 2018 to February 2020 based on five core measures of EHR use: total EHR time, work outside of clinical hours, encounter note documentation, active time on inbox, and teamwork for orders.

The study also looked at physician productivity measures were also analyzed as part of the study to account...

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