About 70% of physicians who use electronic health records (EHRs) report health information technology (HIT) stress. HIT stress was defined as the presence of at least one of: poor/marginal time for documentation, moderately high/excessive time spent on the electronic health record (EHR) at home, and agreement that using an EHR adds to daily frustration.
These findings were reported in "Physician Stress And Burnout: The Impact Of Health Information Technology" by Rebekah L Gardner, Emily Cooper, Jacqueline Haskell, Daniel A. Harris, Sara Poplau, Philip J Kroth, and Mark Linzer. In 2017, the researchers analyzed the HIT survey conducted by . . .