Journal Article

Electronic health record alert–related workload as a predictor of burnout in primary care providers.

Gregory ME, Russo E, Singh H. Applied clinical informatics. 2017;8:686-697.

Electronic health record (EHR) alerts are a major source of alert fatigue among providers. This study suggests that EHR alerts and workload may contribute to primary care provider burnout. The authors conclude that both individual and organizational level interventions are necessary to address workload related to EHR alerts.