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Dr. Sara Pastoor Featured on KevinMD Podcast to Discuss EHRs and Physician Well-being

Dr. Sara Pastoor, Elation's Head of Primary Care Advancement, recently joined KevinMD to share her expertise on the significant impact of EHRs on physicians’ well-being and the urgent need for change.

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In the podcast, Dr. Pastoor discusses her recent article "It’s time to evolve how we measure the success of EHRs to make us healthier” and recent studies highlighting the burden and burnout caused by traditional EHR systems, the importance of a clinical-first approach to EHR design, and the role of alternative payment models in mitigating physician burnout.

This podcast episode also explores innovative ways to measure EHR success, the responsibilities of EHR vendors, and the imperative of supporting health care professionals for a healthier, more efficient health care system.

Sara J. Pastoor, MD, MHA is Elation's Head of Primary Care Advancement and leader in primary care advocacy. Dr. Pastoor is a board certified and clinically active family medicine physician. Her experience as a primary care innovator spans a career in military medicine, academic medicine, private practice, and employer-sponsored delivery models. She received her MD from Rosalind Franklin University of Health Sciences and MHA from Trinity University.