AMA releases newest update to their Digital Health Research survey on physician adoption of digital health and there has been an increase in the percentage of physicians that feel there are advantages in leveraging digital health solutions. Here is what our experts have to say about the findings.Read More
Richard Watson MD
The thought leaders in our community are good about sharing their thoughts on the issues of today. Here are the top read and shared guest posts of April that we think deserve sharing again.
By Richard Watson MD – If healthcare ecosystems were a sheet of paper, the incentives have produced a day-to-day behavior with very little outside of the hearing. Lower inventories, single-source supply chains, and conscripted functionality with little or no flexibility for change have all locked us into a box.
By Richard Watson MD – When I was in medical school, I painted houses for work. While my friends seemed to have medically related jobs, I was out on a ladder with a brush in hand, under the scorching heat of Kansas City. The money was good, and I had a wife and two small children to support.
By Dr. Richard Watson – No surprise to state that money drives the motivations and decision-making in healthcare. It is certainly noted that the rank-and-file patient care cohort continues to carry the quality torch, but even these voices are filtered through a complex algorithm of “metrics” and “standards.”
There will be no stopping or slowing down to the innovation being driven by digital transformation. As tradition, we have rounded up the industry leaders that have thoughts and predictions for what we might see in the new year.