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Put technology back in its place to stop the information slowdown

In part one of this two-part series about keeping pace in the information age, TDO examines how to stop information overload. Next month, we'll explore techniques to pare down your monthly reading. Does a steady stream of patient, staff, and physician e-mail and voicemail fill your inbox? Do a slew of constant interruptions prevent you from accomplishing the coding and billing tasks you need to finish? If you answered yes to these questions, you're likely suffering from information slowdown brought on by too much technology. Intended as a time-saving buddy, technology can quickly become a stress-inducing bully.