I quickly realized the difference between my daily tech and health tech: the applications that I use in my daily life are built for me, the end-user. The technology that I use as a physician—the EHR—was built to satisfy the business of healthcare. Not the delivery of care.
For the first time as a collective team, TrekIT Health traveled to the largest annual gathering of health information and technology professionals, clinicians, and executives in the world. HIMSS 2019 gave us the opportunity to showcase the progress we have been able to make with our proprietary software platform being
In recent years, healthcare has been significantly influenced and shaped by a well-intentioned push towards the digital age. Unfortunately, in practice, policies, incentives, and IT systems have often been counterproductive to their goal — to enable connected, operationally efficient hospital systems. While the digitization of patient records through EHR platforms
One of the most fabled television shows of all-time, The Twilight Zone, debuted in 1959. Although many of the storylines were rooted in science fiction, the show had a knack for reflecting cultural perceptions and tackling surreal issues of the era. There were even many parallels to modern day societal
Healthcare is one of the largest and most complex industries in the United States. However, unlike other advanced industries, such as manufacturing and finance, we don’t often think of it as a “well oiled machine” – it’s often closer associated to a slow moving barge. Part of the reason for