In a recent New Yorker article Atul Gawande, CEO of the Amazon, Berkshire, JP Morgan health initiative wrote about “Why Doctors Hate Their Computers.” He points to the soaring physician burnout rate and suicide rates that are nearly double (or triple for women physicians) the average population. The culprit, Gawande believes is the onset of complicated Electronic Health Records (EHRs), also known as Electronic Medical Records (EMRs) and his article vignettes how various physicians are approach the problem, including the use of scribes.
Urgent care’s roots are in entrepreneurial physicians who felt there was a better way to practice medicine, and blazed a new path that led to the industry we see today.
Diverse teams may help unlock 3D printing’s full potential. The enthusiasm for the technology and its adoption is expected to continue to grow at a rapid pace, and new medical applications are likely being imagined weekly.
It’s a vicious cycle: The more burned out people are, the less likely they are to engage in improvement efforts, and the less likely they are to take care of themselves, so they get more burned out. We must find ways to break that cycle — to create a virtuous rather than a vicious cycle.
Rideshare platforms such as Uber and Lyft are not looking to replace ambulances, but they are marketing new healthcare verticals as a way to remove lack of transportation as a barrier to care for patients.
Researchers have released a repository of more than 350,000 detailed chest X-rays, which is free and open to academic, clinical, and industrial investigators.
With the continuous improvements and advancements in medical imaging, the industry has witnessed growth in diagnostics. This trend has only progressed. The explosion of digital space has opened new opportunities for companies in the pharmaceutical industries. MRI and CT have historically relied on the human eye to analyze and identify whether a patient needed treatment or not; however, all this has changed due to the advancements in medical imaging.
Kno2 ®, the company that provides Interoperability as a Service™ to everyone in healthcare, was recognized as one among the elite group of companies featured in the Healthcare special edition of CIOReview magazine.
February 05, 2019 OAK BROOK, Ill. - Radiologists may play a crucial role in identifying signs of intimate partner violence, a type of domestic violence, according to a study published in the journal Radiology . Radiologists can identify potential violence-related patterns of injury and work closely with referring providers to provide care for the victims.Intimate partner violence is a serious, preventable social and public health problem that affects millions of Americans.