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TECHNOLOGY

Are Apple and Amazon tech ‘saviors’ or same old story?
Are Apple and Amazon tech ‘saviors’ or same old story?Apple, Google and other tech giants are moving into health IT, but regulatory hurdles could stunt innovation
8 ways to reduce physician frustration with the EHRTime spent on EHR data entry instead of interacting with patients is a common complaint from doctors.
Interoperability is a possibility, and closer than some may thinkIndustry insiders share their views of how healthcare is moving steadily toward a connected future.
Trump administration promotes patient ownership of health data
Trump administration promotes patient ownership of health dataCMS announces a commitment to give patients control of their records.
Building technology to let physicians take control of their careers
Building technology to let physicians take control of their careersAlexi Nazem is chief executive officer and cofounder of Nomad Health, a healthcare technology startup designed to connect freelance physicians with locum tenens work.
Taming the Wild West of mobile healthcareWithin the past decade, over 165,000 mobile health apps have launched, with thousands more on the way.
7 health IT trends to watch in 2018
7 health IT trends to watch in 2018Forecasts of future trends go along with a new year as reliably as champagne and the ball drop. Medical Economics spoke with three leading health information technology (HIT) experts to see what HIT trends they expect will matter the most in 2018. Here are the trends they foresee.
Addressing the main cause of physician burnout
Addressing the main cause of physician burnoutThere is little argument that the EHR, and especially meaningful use of the EHR, are the main drivers of physician burnout and decreased productivity.
How to make health apps valuable for physicians and patientsEven if physicians aren’t convinced that mobile health (mHealth) apps are worthwhile, many of their patients are.
The next malpractice crisis? Failure to recommend genetic testing could put doctors at risk