A discussion on the future of health care technology focused on the need to have patients, physicians and developers working together. Digital health initiatives need the physician community to self-regulate to make sure tools work in clinical practice to enhance patient care.
A winning formula is coaches who are nearby, track progress, and are easy for patients to reach and understand.
These stories explored the computing clerical work that is gobbling up physicians’ days and the intensifying search for better systems.
James L. Madara, MD, explains how the AMA is setting ambitious goals and working with partners to make real impact for physicians and public health.
Videoconferencing sessions enable primary care physicians in rural areas to gain expertise in hard-to-find specialty care. Physicians present complex cases and receive interactive guidance from a team of subspecialists
Worries about stigma and career impact discourage physicians from seeking mental health services. One medical school combines a variety of approaches aimed at lowering the risk of suicide among med students.