patient-physician communication

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2012 National Physicians Survey: Today's Physicians at Technological Tipping Point; 1 Out of 3 Using Laptops, 20% Smartphones, 12% iPads To Manage Workflow

Press Release | 2012 National Physicians Survey (NPS), the little blue book (tlbb), Sharecare | June 25, 2012

Today's doctors are at a technological tipping point—though not without some growing pains—adjusting to new reimbursement models and mandates of detailed documentation, according to the 2012 National Physicians Survey. Read More »

A Potential Passport for Care Coordination

Gabriel Perna | Healthcare Informatics | April 27, 2012

Steven D. Freedman, M.D. is looking to improve communication between patients and physicians, not only during the office visit, but beyond it as well.  Freedman...started up the Passport to Trust foundation alongside Mark Aronson, M.D., Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, to do just that and improve the overall patient-physician encounter. Read More »

Are EHRs Getting All The Right Notes?

Jeff Rowe | Government Health IT | October 24, 2012

He goes on to argue that “If Epic was the only thing promoting this kind of reductionist approach, it might be survivable. But it’s not. In the face of duty-hours limits, our trainees are increasingly programmed to operate in a ‘just the facts, ma’am’ mode, to approach patients as a series of problems to be addressed expeditiously and algorithmically.”

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Digitized 'Passport' Plan Aims to Improve Doc-patient Interaction

Dan Bowman | Fierce Health IT | April 30, 2012

A Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center program to get patients more involved in their own care is getting a digital makeover, according to a report from Healthcare Informatics. Read More »

EMRs Can Boost Your Practice Productivity

Mike Jenkins | BuildYourEMR | August 26, 2013

In one of his recent blogs,  Rex Bowden mentions many EMR related concerns that doctors have with most of the popular electronic medical records systems (EMRs) available.  While Rex's post casts a very wide net, I am pleased to note that not every EMR on the market today fits his description... Read More »

Patients As Hamburgers

Joel Cooper | | January 23, 2013

Most of the doctors I know went into medicine because they really truly wanted to help people. But medicine, long honored as a calling as well as a profession, is facing some tough new challenges... Read More »

The Darkest Year Of Medical School

Danielle Ofri | Slate | June 4, 2013

Students come in altruistic and empathetic. They leave jaded and bitter. Read More »

Veteran Healthcare Gets Smarter

Wendy Connick | The Suit | March 31, 2012

Spurred in part by a need to care for returning Veterans, the federal government has been ratcheting up demands for new technological innovations that can make doctor-patient interactions more efficient and give patients more control over their health. And Humetrix has developed tools to meet those needs. Read More »

When Micro-transactions Facilitate Doctor and Patient Mobile Interactions

Ivory King | L'Atelier | July 4, 2012

Mobile app HealthTap connects users with a network of physicians who can answer questions and even chat with patients. Micro transactions let patients ask questions on the go. Read More »