April 21, 2023

Digital Minimalism- A Rx for Clinician Burnout – 04/20/2023

NEJM

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/?myncbishare=dukemlib&dr=abstract&otool=dukemlib&term=36971285

Our inboxes at work are onerous!  In a perfect world…” health systems taking a digital minimalist approach would carefully consider whether and how each digital technology should be used.  The philosophy has 3 tenets: clutter is costly, optimization is vital, and intentionality is satisfying.”  As the authors conclude-“We hope that digital minimalism will inspire better design, implementation, and regulation of clinician-facing technology.”