Electronic health records (EHRs) now are a part of most medical practices, yet doctors remain unhappy with them. In the Medical Economics 2017 EHR report—our fifth—we let them explain why in their own words.
Unfortunately, the federal government has pulled the pin and tossed it into the exam room, resulting in an explosion of inefficiency and a disruption in patient care and communication.
Smartphones are transforming professional conversations.
The devices that reveal the inner workings of the human body can also expose healthcare organizations to lethal attacks by hackers
Emerging technologies focus on more intuitive tools to assist physicians, improve care
It’s about time—time to recognize that primary care physicians (PCPs) need more time with their patients.
The bottom line: if you’re not connecting with patients, and actively engaging with them, you’re going to have a harder time keeping your current patients—or attracting new ones.
There was a time when doctors looked forward to retiring after a successful career, looking to vacation, play golf and spend more time with their families. But these days, it seems more physicians are halting retirement plans.
After more than a year at work, the Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force in June issued its report on what providers must do to better safeguard patient data.
The devastation that hit the coast of Texas certainly qualifies as a time that tries men’s souls. However, at the same time, it is the heart and soul of your fellow man that may allow you to survive that acute devastation and to salvage hope for the future.