The Joy of Disconnecting

Posted By American Med Spa Association, Wednesday, June 26, 2019

In addition to seeing clinic patients, many of today’s dermatologists spend time each day sifting through and responding to emails on electronic health record (EHR) messaging systems. The aim of EHR communication systems is to let dermatologists and others know about important events and allow them to communicate with staff and patients in a secured environment.
But there’s another side to EHR communications. Because of the 24-7 emails, dermatologists are less likely to disconnect from the practice when their workdays are done. This is a burden for dermatologists—one that contributes to burnout in the specialty, according to a paper published August 2018 in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology (JAAD).
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