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Pediatrics: The Case for Social Media

Social media may affect teenagers in ways we don’t completely understand. When discussing social media use with teens, understanding the benefits, as well as the drawbacks, can help pediatricians build a stronger relationship with their patients.

Data Privacy Remains Major Concern for Patients

Interoperability may be key in improving patient health outcomes. But studies show that despite knowing the benefits of interoperable systems, patients remain hesitant to share their health data.

The Evolution of Symptom Trackers in Primary Care

Patient tracks symptoms using mobile app.

The COVID-19 pandemic has drawn attention to the potential for sales trackers in population health management. What advancements have we made already, and how can these help primary care physicians in the future?

4 Reasons to Implement a Virtual Scribe

Doctor uses virtual scribe technology before patient visit.

Studies show remote scribes can help reduce physician burnout, enhance patient relationships, and elevate practice productivity by alleviating administrative tasks. Here are a couple of steps physicians can take to get started.

What Makes a Healthcare App Great?

Woman uses mobile phone to connect with doctor.

Digital health is on the rise for healthcare consumers, and doctors have a unique opportunity to help improve patient outcomes with healthcare apps. What are some of the best features for patients?

How COVID-19 Highlights the Need for Cybersecurity & Compliance at Your Practice

Physicians review cybersecurity protocol

The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated healthcare’s cybersecurity threats and exposed many areas for improvement. What steps can your practice take to fortify your defenses and protect your patients’ health information?

Symptom Tracker Apps Show Promising Results for Primary Care

Symptom tracker smartphone applications can be valuable tools for patients who need healthcare guidance. A new study shows that while they will never replace a physician, the apps have strong potential in the primary care setting.

Google Announces Healthcare-Specific Artificial Intelligence Tools

Google recently announced two new healthcare-specific artificial intelligence (AI) tools designed to gather insights from unstructured medical text. How might these tools reduce administrative work, avoid errors, improve the patient experience, and lower physician burnout?

Lessons Learned: Deploying Telehealth in a Crisis

Healthcare consumerism places the patient at the center of the industry, and COVID-19 has helped in speeding up the process. What are the policy and technology trends that physicians should be aware of as the industry transitions into consumerism?



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