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dc.contributor.authorRobbins, Richard
dc.date.accessioned2019-02-26T00:07:30Z
dc.date.available2019-02-26T00:07:30Z
dc.date.issued2018-07-15
dc.identifier.citationRobbins RA. The highest paid clerk. Southwest J Pulm Crit Care. 2018;17(1):32-4. doi: https://doi.org/10.13175/swjpcc089-18en_US
dc.identifier.issn2160-6773
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10150/631751
dc.descriptionEditorialen_US
dc.description.abstractNo abstract available. Article truncated after 150 words. Physicians are the highest paid clerks in healthcare, but we only have ourselves to blame. At one time charts were often unavailable or illegible and x-rays or outside medical records were often missing. How we longed to have searchable records available. Now we have them but digital medicine has come at a cost. For every hour physicians spend with patients nearly two hours are spent with the electronic healthcare record (EHR) (1). Nurses in the hospital spend nearly as much time with the EHR (2). If a picture is worth a thousand words, the drawing by a 7-year-old depicting her visit to the doctor may say it best with the doctor staring at a computer with his back to the patient (Figure 1). The EHR has done some very positive things. It has reduced medication errors; it assembles laboratory and imaging information; it allows visualization of X-rays; the notes are …en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherArizona Thoracic Societyen_US
dc.relation.urlhttp://www.swjpcc.com/editorials/2018/7/15/the-highest-paid-clerk.htmlen_US
dc.rightsOpen accessen_US
dc.subjectphysicianen_US
dc.subjectclerken_US
dc.subjectclerical worken_US
dc.subjectphysician autonomyen_US
dc.subjectelectronic health care recorden_US
dc.subjectelectronic medical recorden_US
dc.subjectEMRen_US
dc.subjectinformed consenten_US
dc.subjectvoice recognitionen_US
dc.subjectprogress noteen_US
dc.titleThe Highest Paid Clerken_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
dc.contributor.departmentUniversity of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenixen_US
dc.identifier.journalSouthwest Journal of Pulmonary and Critical Careen_US
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