Interesting article in the Wall Street Journal on how electronic record keeping and digital communication can be used to influence doctors on a wide range of actions, including following up on worrisome test results, making a correct diagnosis and choosing the right treatment. The challenge, however, is getting doctors to accept prodding that might interfere with their own judgment or intentions when they already feel overloaded with electronic alerts, reminders and other messages.
Use of Electronic Record Keeping and Digital Communication to Influence Physicians
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