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With a growing shortage of mental health providers, primary-care doctors can use telepsychiatry to outsource mental health patients.

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The Physicians Practice Tech Survey confirms that physicians aren't fans of EHRs and health IT, in general. Here's a look into why this is the case.

Doctors and their staff are vulnerable to computer viruses, one of the few things they didn't learn to diagnose and treat in medical school.

This year's survey found that three-fourths of practices say the health IT industry is failing because doctors don't like the technology they use.

Many patients are resisting usage of patient portals or abandon using them after signing up. Here are 12 ways to get them on board permanently.

Robert Wachter, MD

Dr. Robert Wachter wrote the book on the failings of health IT and the effect these systems have on patient safety. He joined us for the Pearls podcast.

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Competing interests between EHR vendors is one of the many reasons we may never see true interoperability.

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