We’ve all heard the story about the overworked, burned-out physician. U.S. doctors are up against a lot nowadays, between overflowing patient case loads, strict policy requirements, and tighter bottom lines. More doctors are retiring early or leaving the field. A recent Medscape survey found 46% of physicians reported burnout just last year!
While many healthcare providers could probably easily list off the culprits behind these issues, the team at eVisit wanted to know identify the biggest sink on their time. What’s really taking up all their time? What does the average physician day look like? How much time are today’s providers actually spending on patient care? What can the healthcare field do to make sure doctors are spending more time doing what they actually signed-up for – helping and healing patients? They have put created the following infographic to help answer these questions.