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by adgrooms on October 8, 2019

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a technology that has been developed through years of collaborative effort across several disciplines including psychology, mathematics, linguistics, philosophy, and computer science. Today, AI has matured to the point of producing useful tools for Healthcare, but it also models what multi-disciplinary collaboration can accomplish. Systemic innovation in ...

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by adgrooms on October 4, 2019

Where do our medical records live? In the developing age of EHR interoperability, the question will soon be...Where WILL our medical records live? We are entering a critical decision-making time where we must give serious thought to who has ownership, control, and access to patient records.

Pre-EHR, in the era of paper records, it was pretty straightforward that the provider would keep and ...

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by adgrooms on October 2, 2019

Physicians are often working with maxed out patient schedules that have no room for deviance. Otherwise, there is pressure on them to "get back on track". Take this story for instance:

A provider has a full load of patients for the morning clinic until 11:30 and must go immediately into a full afternoon of procedures starting at noon, with maybe enough time to sneak in a quick snack. But ...

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by adgrooms on October 1, 2019

I edited my Google Chrome bookmarks today, the important sites that are saved at the top of your browser screen. I had my work email, trello board, and my work depository. But it also included some weather sites, news sites, and fitness tracking sites. There lay the problem. It was time for a distraction destruction.

For a person that has a good amount of ADD, those other sites were the ...

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by adgrooms on September 6, 2019

We have spent some time in the past two weeks thinking about the contributors to burnout. To try to answer the question: What stressors are providers confronted with on a daily basis that could be reduced or eliminated? We have created a graphic to illustrate these contributors and give thought as to how they relate to and affect each other. Our goal is to give a clearer picture of all of the ...

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