New themes emerge in health information technology use

According to a report by the American Journal of Managed Care, a few new themes have emerged this year in the world of health information technology.  Some domains increasing HIT rapidly while others lag behind The report indicated that some … Continued

Pediatric Leaders: Who are We?

As it happens every year, I returned from the annual American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition (unofficially the “NCE”) energized and in awe. For those of you who have never attended, I encourage you to bookmark next year’s conference being held in Washington, DC from October 24-27th. There is always something valuable for every attendee, and when it’s in the nation’s capitol, there will be a special emphasis on advocacy. Continue reading

iPads grow in popularity among health care professionals

The convenience and portability of iPads have recently turned them into a popular health care tool.  According to Venture Beat, they are used by doctors to easily look at medical images and rapidly reference data available on electronic health records. … Continued

“Know Your Audience” is a mission critical credo

If you’re a pediatrician, your subjects are children, but your audiences are parents and caregivers. In 2014 and beyond, those parents — Gen Y/Millennials — are the most wired, most “connected’ generation to date. It’s not enough just to speak their language; you have to be a part of their world. And everything in their world that matters to them is collected in one place: Social Media. Continue reading

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