The EHR inbox is the default destination for most forms of communication in outpatient clinic settings. As the physician's workload grows, so does the volume of the inbox, creating a burden that is impossible to manage alone. Physicians often spend long hours before and after clinic to complete "between visit" clerical work. For some, this can add 1 to 2 hours of extra work daily, contributing significantly to physician burnout.
Christine Sinsky, MD and Jane Fogg, MD MPH, discuss the benefits of taming the EHR inbox and how to take the first step to accomplishing that goal.
- Christine Sinsky, MD
- Jane Fogg, MD, MPH