What Happens to our Health Care System Beyond EHR and Meaningful Use?

Due to the recent Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH), we are in the midst of the largest federally funded revolution in health care technology. However, even with the advent of electronic health records (EHRs) and their “meaningful use”, many questions still linger. Will we achieve what many of us have hoped and dreamed about for our health...
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Anesthesiologist Has a Different Perspective on Distracted Doctoring

The concept of “distracted doctoring” has been getting a lot of national media attention in recent months as doctors, nurses and other health professionals increasingly use mobile devices in the hospital environment.  Some health experts take the position that using mobile technology in the hospital environment compromises patient care.  Dr. Keley John Booth takes a different view,...
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