Innovation to Address Physician Burnout

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Alex Green
Published: March 5, 2019 In The News

05th March 2019 – Written by Alex Green – Featured in Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology – Here are some takeaway insights on key technologies highlighted at the Healthcare Information Management and Systems Society (HIMSS) 2019 meeting in February. Here we focus on physician burnout, a significant theme at the conference, particularly in relation to electronic health record (EHR) product developments.

Four key technology trends observed at HIMSS included:

  • Developments in data sharing and interoperability – particularly in supporting risk stratification and the move toward personalized medicine.
  • Business diversification among EHR vendors (both product and vertical market)as their attempt to maintain historic growth rates
  • The increasing importance of telehealth at HIMSS, particularly considering recent changes to reimbursement policy within the U.S. Read more on the telehealth trend.
  • How EHR vendors will address physician burn-out