Cell phone apps have begun to replace the stack of identification and affiliation cards patients used to keep on keychains and in wallets. Now health insurance companies have joined the fray by providing their customers with digital identification cards, sometimes to the dismay of doctor's offices set up to deal with physical cards, according to a article from AAFP News.
Eighty-one percent of physicians who practice at large, independent, physician-owned primary care practices say they are satisfied with their medical careers, according to a recent Annals of Family Medicine study.
Amid a transitional period for the healthcare industry, healthcare providers should "connect the dots" between a few key guiding principles to strengthen the care continuum, according to a new whitepaper from the American Hospital Association.
Primary-care providers' have mixed views when it comes to changes in healthcare delivery and payment, but many see health information technology as a positive disruption.
While data and technology in healthcare have a synergistic relationship, by no means should they be considered the same thing, according to Geisinger Health System Chief Data Officer Nicholas Marko.
As the healthcare industry becomes increasingly technology-focused, leaders without a background in tech may find it overwhelming. That's why it's essential they understand several key terms and concepts, according to Managed Healthcare Executive.
As patient experience officers become an increasingly important part of hospital operations, healthcare organizations also have started to give physician leaders and health information technology bigger roles in the process, according to a survey of chief experience officers from Experience Innovation Network.
Few patients or providers will admit they enjoy all the paperwork involved in healthcare, but according to a new survey, this overabundance of red tape may even cause patients to skip the hospital or doctor's office entirely.
As the healthcare workforce grapples with using new technologies proliferating the market, medical schools are taking steps to make sure those entering the industry are prepared for new innovation.
As of this morning, the snow in Boston has stopped, the travel ban has been lifted and the kids have another full day off from school. With snow totals of up to two-and-a-half feet, Blizzard 2015...