4 Reasons Telemedicine Can Help Relieve Physician Burnout

Posted by Doximity TF Team

How physicians deliver care has seen unprecedented changes this year, and it has brought numerous challenges to light, including the importance of prioritizing physician wellness.  

Physician burnout is incredibly common and widely known to cause declines in job satisfaction. Some of the main contributors to physician burnout include healthcare reform and payment policies, burdensome medical record documentation and coding requirements, and professional liability, to name a few (per the American Medical Association). 

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Is Your Candidate a Fit for Telemedicine? Five Questions to Consider

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Last year, more than 15 million Americans received some kind of medical care remotely, per The American Telemedicine Association and the industry is predicted to continuing growing in 2019.

Of course, practicing telemedicine requires a different set of skills than practicing traditional medicine and it’s important that physician recruiters are able to decipher this during candidate interviews.  So next time you're interviewing a candidate for a telemed position, try to keep these questions in mind to help determine if your candidate is a fit:

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Modern Physician Recruiting: Spotlight on Telemedicine

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Telemedicine is transforming health care – and it’s here to stay.

Sure, there are challenges, including licensure: state laws governing the provision of telemedicine services differ widely. Other potential pitfalls include the fear that electronic interactions will replace vital in-person visits with physicians.

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