Insight & Analysis

The Top Medical Specialties with the Biggest Potential in the Future

Artificial intelligence, wearable sensors, virtual reality, medical robots these disruptive technologies are completely changing the way patients and doctors think and act about healthcare. Silicon Valley investor Vinod Khosla once said that technology would replace 80 percent of doctors in the future because machines will be more accurate, objective and cheaper than the average doctor.

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Top 10 stories of 2017 so far: Epic, eClinicalWorks, ransomware, AI and more

At the year’s halfway point, we look back on Healthcare IT News’ most popular stories, exploring major vendor announcements, general EHR dissatisfaction, rampant ransomware, innovative (potentially transformative?) technologies and more.Summer is often a time of slow news, but that’s not the case so far this year: Three of our top five stories have been published

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Tech’s Role in Empathy-based Medicine

According to Dr Jeremy Howick and Dr Sian Rees of the Oxford Empathy Programme, existing digital technologies need to be exploited to enable a paradigm shift in current healthcare delivery that focuses on tests, treatments and targets as opposed to the therapeutic benefits of empathy. The article is published in the Journal of the Royal

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