Tag Archives: Experts

Telehealth works, but upgrade is still needed, say experts

Telehealth demonstrated its potential value as a way to supplement medical care during the pandemic, greatly improving access and accessibility, and is likely here to stay. But, experts said at a panel this week, changes in regulatory oversight and technological upgrades will be needed to ensure that the already marginalized — the elderly, the poor,… Read More »

Experts underestimated EHRs’ impact on burnout after HITECH Act

A study published this week in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association found that policy experts underestimated the impact of widespread electronic health record use on clinician burnout at the time of the HITECH Act’s passage in 2009.   The retrospective look examined the discussions at the AMIA’s 2009 Annual Health Policy Meeting,… Read More »