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With physicians spending nearly four hours a day on their electronic health records, experts say voice assistants could help reduce their workload one day.
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The deal highlights ongoing interest in the influential point-of-care market.
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In general, physicians believe that information provided by pharma companies is difficult to find and lacking in science.
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How are pharma, clinical, and startup execs addressing some of the biggest challenges facing their businesses today?
Dr. Ashish Atreja is the director of the Sinai AppLab at the Icahn School of Medicine.
Dr. Susan Kornstein is co-founder and executive director of the Virginia Commonwealth University Institute for Women's Health.
Healthcare is one industry that hangs in this delicate balance, in large part due to the fact that it necessitates a blend of science and empathy.
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Healthcare is sometimes about life or death, but is almost always about quality of life, says the EVP of health system products and strategy.
Organizations are focusing on better ways to verify HCPs' digital identities.
He instead decided to find a way to make a physician's job easier by creating a clinical messaging platform.
There are also issues surrounding privacy and legitimacy. According to one expert's research, very few physicians use social media for professional purposes.
Pharmaceutical companies often blur the lines between a drug's risks and benefits in ads, and that frustrates physicians.
About 30% of patients are more likely to fill a prescription after being exposed to healthcare ads at the point of care, according to Kantar Media.
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The presumption is Dr. A saw ad B, clicked on it, went to the site and within C time, prescribed product D.
Physicians do not like EHRs. That much is clear. But the vast majority have to use electronic record systems on a daily basis. What can pharma do to better give doctors what they want?
A recent CME course using Facebook Live generated 34,000 views and 600 comments.
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Pharma can reach physicians within the EHR, but they must send the right message at the right time, she said at an MM&M event.
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More barriers separate doctors and patients than ever before, from rising costs and time constraints to electronic health records and smartphones.