technology

Technology innovation drives better outcomes in pediatricsA look at some of the technology advances at one hospital, and across the country, that are changing the way pediatric cancer patients are treated.
The digital footprint: A new enigmaThe Millennial generation grew up using computers in classrooms and at home, thus they embrace a world full of technology that excites, providing instant feedback, gratifications, sometimes sadness, and rapid changes in their everyday world.
Plans can use tech to meet new ACA counseling requirementsAn expansion of the ACA requires health plans to cover a new preventive service: Regular nutritional counseling for millions of overweight Americans with other health risks.
Seven wearable devices health execs should watchSome of the newest wearable devices on the market look very different than the wristbands that launched the industry just a few years ago.
Ethical hacking a vital necessity to fight against healthcare randsomware
Ethical hacking a vital necessity to fight against healthcare randsomwareHospital and healthcare software security can always be marginally improved, but if we want to lower the risk of healthcare security breaches, we need to take a very different approach.
Will optometry’s fear of disruptive technology backfire?
Will optometry’s fear of disruptive technology backfire?Eye care has been a magnet for new—and disruptive—technology. In the past few years, the industry has seen the birth of companies such as Smart Vision Labs, Opternative, and EyeNetra, just to name a few.
How to make mobile apps useful for physiciansWhile consumer apps have evolved quickly, apps for physicians have lagged behind, in both quality and utility
Mobile apps improve medication adherence, reduce costsHealth plans and PBMs that are reluctant to invest in mobile tools for their covered members will miss out.
How to avoid the corrosive effects of physician burnout
How to avoid the corrosive effects of physician burnoutBurnout, which is often described in terms of the experience of emotional exhaustion, depersonalization and lost sense of personal accomplishment, is a big and growing problem for physicians and for their patients—with lower quality of patient care where professional burnout rates are higher.
Technology and specialty pharmacy: 3 positive resultsAt the AMCP Annual Meeting, three panelists shared real-world examples of technology that is improving patient engagement, adherence, and outcomes