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QGenda Announces Acquisition of OpenTempo

Provider scheduling solutions vendor QGenda acquires OpenTempo, which offers clinical resource optimization tools.

Telemedicine apps are thriving because working moms love the convenience of their smartphones

Telemedicine providers say that mothers are their super users and advocates in their role as “chief medical officers of the family.”

Physicians’ Well-Being Linked To In-Basket Messages Generated By Algorithms In Electronic Health Records

Researchers find that EHR-generated messages account for half of the 243 such messages the average doctor receives each week, multiples of the number sent by colleagues and patients.

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  1. “Lastly, the study’s results might not be generalizable because they came from one large delivery organization that adopted an EHR in 1999.”

    Great, so you’re basing the entire study from how one organization has decided to setup their system? Surprise, their doctors hate getting messages from the system. Maybe this should have been a report for that organization to see how they can tune their system to not annoy their providers. Or maybe they should have titled their paper ” Org X Physicians’ Well-Being Linked To Org X’s In-Basket Messages Generated By Algorithms In Electronic Health Records from Company Y as configured at Org X”







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