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By Jeff Rowe 10:55 am February 04, 2015
We just pointed to a survey that says doctors aren't embracing digital health technologies. In the name of fairness, we should also point to a survey that says it's not their fault, but their bosses'.
By Joseph C. Kvedar 10:32 am January 29, 2015
Joseph Kvedar, MD, is often asked, "If you could snap your fingers and do some things to accelerate the adoption of connected health, what would they be?" He offers a list of five accelerants.
By Jeff Rowe 08:55 am January 16, 2015
Last week, Future Care pointed to a report heralding 2014 as the biggest year on record for digital health investment. But what about the year ahead?
By Nick van Terheyden, MD 01:55 pm December 31, 2014
There is no known medical condition that enables an individual to predict the future. While such an ability would be extremely useful for myriad reasons, we have, instead, learned to hone and leverage our analytic skills to deduce what might occur, relying on the data we cull and parse to help forecast the future.
By Dennis Schmuland, MD 03:29 pm December 18, 2014
While EHRs have increased clinicians' ability to document and share histories, results, assessments and orders, they underperform when it comes to finding and connecting clinicians with other team members, insights, and coordinating complex care processes, especially when team members cross organizational boundaries.
By Jeff Rowe 08:13 am November 12, 2014
It will be a while before the dust settles on last week's elections, but it seems safe to say many healthcare stakeholders are a little uneasy, at best.
By David Harlow 10:39 am November 11, 2014
David Harlow breaks down the highlights of a recent survey regarding wearable fitness trackers and presents further questions about the technology's presence in the healthcare space.
By Joseph C. Kvedar 01:57 pm November 10, 2014
Sensor technology is going through a sort of Moore's law type period, with personal health technologies experiencing exponential improvements.
By Christina Thielst 08:48 am November 07, 2014
Have you ever wondered which hospitals were the most social media friendly or how your organization compares with others? Or, have you wanted to benchmark your hospital against peers, but didn't know where to find the data?
By W. Roy Smythe, MD 08:28 am October 13, 2014
Could the use of technologies that distance healthcare providers from the first-hand experience of the suffering of those they care for (such as telemedicine platforms and other forms of "virtual visits" or self-care tools) lead to a collective "stumbling over lines" with unfortunate consequences?

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