You, Your Doctor And A Computer: How Technology Impacts Personal Health Care

You, Your Doctor And A Computer: How Technology Impacts Personal Health Care

As medical practices and health systems adopt new information technologies, the doctor-patient relationship is beginning to change. Kojo talks with a panel of doctors about the ways technology is impacting personal health care.

As medical practices and health systems adopt new information technologies, the doctor-patient relationship is beginning to change. Some doctors say Electronic Health Records allow them to spend more time addressing patient concerns during visits. And a growing number of health systems are using email and custom apps to stay connected with patients between annual checkups. But new technologies can also create headaches for doctors and patients. Kojo talks with a panel of doctors about the ways technology is impacting personal health care.

Guests

William Yasnoff

MD, PhD, Managing Partner at National Health Information Infrastructure (NHII) Advisors; CEO and President at Health Record Banking Alliance

Ted Eytan

MD, Director, Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health, The Permanente Federation, LLC

Nareesa A. Mohammed-Rajput

MD, Internal Medicine Physician and Physician Lead for Electronic Medical Records, Johns Hopkins Healthcare

Alice L. Fuisz

MD, Internal Medicine Physician, Washington Internist Group (DC); Governor, American College of Physicians, DC Chapter

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