technology

Three ways ONC can improve healthcare interoperabilityThe American Medical Informatics Associations says interoperability has fallen off as a priority at the ONC. Here are its top recommendations to the organization.
From scars to active acne: Technological treatment for hard-to-treat casesLasers and photodynamic therapy are practical treatment options for acne patients who fail or aren’t compliant with traditional first-line therapies. Today’s energy devices might also enhance acne treatment as adjuvant therapy, a review shows.
Compelling research lacking in laser-based acne treatmentDermatologists and others are increasingly using lasers and light-based therapies to treat acne, but the literature proving efficacy among these therapies is limited by few high-powered trials and lots of small, low-quality studies.
Health System Pharmacies Adopt Next-Generation Tech
Health System Pharmacies Adopt Next-Generation TechIt's time for pharmacies to move into the future: Industry 4.0.
Diverse health IT partnerships are critical to interoperabilityAs managed care leaders, better care for patients can be achieved through increased medical data exchange through diverse and collaborative organization involvement.
Six healthcare interoperability barriers to watch
Six healthcare interoperability barriers to watchIs interoperability in healthcare a dream, or will payers, providers, and technology vendors finally come together to make data more available to one another?
Interoperability remains huge hindrance to improved care qualityHigh customer satisfaction has been linked with stronger loyalty, sales, and profits. So why hasn’t the healthcare industry caught on?
Four ways tech improves chronic disease management
Four ways tech improves chronic disease managementFinding technology solutions to diagnose and manage chronic conditions is critical to the future of healthcare.
Using social media to improve the way you connectHaving a presence on social media is not absolutely necessary to run a successful practice, but it can be a valuable tool in connecting with patients and diverse communities. If used wisely, social media can help grow a practice.
Pop health can decrease hypertension, diabetes: 3 takeawaysSan Diego-area healthcare organizations experience promising results after using population health strategies to improve hypertension treatment across the region.