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Ten Reasons Physicians Should Unplug from Technology

Ten Reasons Physicians Should Unplug from Technology

  • Ten Reasons Physicians Should Unplug from Technology
  • 1. Protect against burnout.
  • 2. Avoid "text neck."
  • 3. Reenergize.
  • 4. Stay in control.
  • 5. Keep an eye on the bigger picture, and improve empathy and compassion.
  • 6. Allow for uninterrupted recreation.
  • 7. Spend time with family.
  • 8. Connect with patients.
  • 9. Make better conclusions.
  • 10. Restore simplicity.

Social media, digital databases, and other technological advances have drastically changed the medical industry in recent years. Now, physicians and others working in the healthcare field can easily stay in touch with their colleagues, check in with patients on the go, and access information about industry trends and news.

But despite these burgeoning benefits, there are many good reasons — including these 10 — for physicians to build tech-free time into their busy schedules. Don't worry … those well-connected smartphones will be ready and waiting when it's time to plug in once again.

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Physicians Practice

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Wonderful presentation

Pamela @

Multitasking means that you are doing two things poorly.

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