By Nicole Lou, Contributing Writer, MedPage Today
OFFICIAL POSITION, STATEMENT: Statement of Support For Quality Scores of Hospitals and Surgeons based on Medical Performance and Evidence-Based Medical Outcomes.
March 27, 2017 – It’s time for all those involved in the healthcare industry to reevaluate and reduce the administrative task burden placed on clinicians, according to policy recommendations from the American College of Physicians (ACP). The position paper, published online in the Annals of Internal Medicine, offered a framework to free physicians from the daily churn of prior authorizations, computerized order entry, billing-related documentation — and the resulting risk for burnout:
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