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Health Information Technology

Advances in health care technology are streamlining health care delivery. Electronic medical records (EMR systems) are boosting efficiency for organizations worldwide, but not without challenges. How can we best harness evolving health information technology?

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Care Redesign

Cognitive Load and Its Implications for Health Care

If we recognize and address the limits of brainpower, we can become better caregivers.

Integrating Product Management Education into Health Care - Example of How Curriculum Would Help Physician Tackle Clinical Need in Tandem with Engineer and Business Lead


The Case for Product Management Education in Clinical Training

How can physicians learn to speak the language of innovation and claim a role for themselves within the innovation ecosystem?

Health Inequities Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Health Care - Choosing Wisely Clinician-Led Approach

Care Redesign

Reducing Racial/Ethnic Inequities in Care: A Clinician-Led Approach

Using the “Choosing Wisely” campaign against low-value care as a model for addressing health care disparities.

Has the Time Come for Unique Patient Identifiers for the U.S.?

Care Redesign

Has the Time Come for a Unique Patient Identifier for the U.S.?

Accurately matching patients with their records will save money and improve care.

Optimizing Diversity and Inclusivity Real People Providing Feedback on Precision Medicine Study Design Precision Medicine Initiative for All Community Medicine

Care Redesign

Precision Medicine for Everyone

Until we create an environment where diverse patients are considered participants as partners, the goals of individualized research, prevention, and treatment will be unrealized.

Example Cost of Custom-Built PRO Collection Platform

Patient Engagement

The Cost of Patient-Reported Outcomes in Medicine

Implementation of routine PRO collection is paramount to measuring and maximizing value in health care.

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“Humanware” vs. Software

Will those who recall the lost art of paper prescriptions contribute, or gracefully bow out, to technology?

Next-Generation Electronic Medical Record Panel Clip Still


We’re a Bunch of Expensive Financial Clerks

Epic and Cerner are dead, Brent James says — what if we designed the system for physicians?

Sociotechnical dimensions used to analyze EHR-related health IT safety concerns

Care Redesign

Frustrated with Your EHR? Don’t Blame Your Vendor — Safety Is a Shared Responsibility

Two informatics experts urge individuals and organizations to work together toward safer EHR-enabled patient care.

Patient Engagement

The Digital Experience Must Also Be a Human(e) Experience

The most humane experiences happen when we meet patients where they are by designing the types of touch points they want and need.


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