Factors Affecting Physician Professional Satisfaction

Also, Physicians noted that EHRs had the potential to improve some aspects of patient care and professional satisfaction. Yet for many physicians, the current state of EHR technology significantly worsened professional satisfaction in multiple ways, due to poor usability, time-consuming data entry, interference with face-to-face patient care, inefficient and less fulfilling work content, insufficient health information exchange, and degradation of clinical documentation.

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Intel sensing platform unveiled for mobility healthcare delivery

World’s largest chipmaker Intel Corporation has unveiled the Intel Sensing Platform for enabling mobile-based healthcare delivery to masses.
“Our new chip, combining hardware, mobility, analytics and cloud-based technology enables doctors and hospitals to provide affordable personal healthcare for masses,” the US-based company’s Indian subsidiary said in a statement in Bangalore

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How Smartphone Apps Can Treat Bipolar Disorder and Schizophrenia

Most of these apps—which include CrossCheck, from Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center, and Companion, from a Boston-based startup called Cogito—aren’t yet publicly available. But some projects have completed trials with small groups of patients, larger trials are underway, and preliminary results are encouraging. These apps are based on objective, contextual data, and they require little work on the part of patients.

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