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How AI in the Exam Room Could Reduce Physician Burnout

Posted by Julie Lughart on Thu, Dec 19, 2019

HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW

How AI in the Exam Room Could Reduce Physician Burnout

By: Michael Ash, Joe Petro and Shafig Rab

November 12, 2019

INNOVATION

A surge of new healthcare products from wearable consumer health trackers to diagnostic algorithms promising to improve medical outcomes and costs with artificial intelligence (AI) is prompting physicians and hospital executives to ask a fundamental question: "Are these technologies solving the right problems?"

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Tags: Future Technology, Technology in Healthcare, Reduce Physician Burnout, AI in the Exam Room, Physician Burnout

3 Ways to Fight "Note Bloat"

Posted by Julie Lughart on Mon, Jun 24, 2019

Physicians work tirelessly trying to provide their patients with the best possible care. The physical exam is just the start. Keeping up with patient history and taking care to enter accurate updates to the patient record can be critical for patient health. That is why "Note Bloat" has become such a problem today.

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Tags: Dragon Medical Software, Speech Recognition Software Training, Electronic Medical Record Training, Technology in Healthcare

Do You Know Your Patient's Expectations?

Posted by Julie Lughart on Tue, Jan 29, 2019

A friend of mine recently moved to California and was telling me about her experience visiting a designated doctor on her insurance plan. She was forced to wait over an hour to see the doctor and then felt like she had gone back in time, like some sort of twilight zone, because the doctor was using a paper chart. WOW!

That is two strikes against the outdated doctor and additionally for the insurance program that lists this doctor! It is 2019 and the doctor was paper charting? Could that be part of why my friend had to wait so long to see the physician. Her reaction? "I am not going back there!"

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Tags: Dragon Medical Software, Technology in Healthcare, Technology and your patients