ONC unveils new plan for combating clinician burnout

Elvera Bartels

With a new report from the U.S. Division of Overall health and Human Solutions, drawn up as essential by the 21st Century Cures Act, the company places forth its system to aid ease the stress of documentation and reporting requirements, and boost EHR usability.

WHY IT Issues
The strategic system, designed by the Workplace of the National Coordinator for Overall health IT, with input from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Solutions, features a collection of suggestions to aid clinicians concentrate their awareness on clients and not administrative responsibilities.

The report lists 3 main objectives:

  • Lessen the hard work and time essential to document data in EHRs for overall health treatment vendors when they are viewing clients
  • Lessen the hard work and time essential to meet up with regulatory reporting requirements for clinicians, hospitals, and overall health treatment companies and
  • Improve the performance and intuitiveness (simplicity of use) of EHRs.
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