Articles By Katie Wike

  1. Mobile Drives Healthy Living

    An mHealth and internet programs study found increased healthy behaviors through goal setting, self-monitoring, and interaction with providers. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  2. EHRs Eat Up Docs’ Time

    According to a study in the Annals of Internal Medicine, physicians spend nearly two hours a day on EHR and desk work during office hours. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  3. mHealth Helps Patients Take Responsibility For Health

    A Xerox study finds mHealth may be able to bridge the gap between patients and their care providers, allowing them to take responsibility for their healthcare. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  4. Patient Engagement Market To Boom

    In the next nine years the market for patient engagement is expected to increase by 500 percent. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  5. mHealth App Privacy, Security Improving

    A study has found, while privacy is not a priority for all app creators, the number of mHealth apps with privacy policies has increased 8 percent in four years. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  6. Health IT Has $32K Per Doctor Price Tag

    The cost to keep up with technology is around $32,000 per doctor, per year, according to the Medical Group Management Association. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  7. Low Income Patients, Seniors, Not Using Digital Health

    According to two recent studies, certain populations are not being reached by digital health including senior citizens and low income patients. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  8. Nearly All Outpatient Facilities Now Have EHRs

    HIMSS reports that nearly 100 percent of outpatient facilities are now using electronic records. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  9. Does EHR Implementation Hurt Providers?

    Providers make the decision to adopt EHRs as a way to reach a long-term goal, yet there is concern they can cause immediate problems. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  10. mHealth Only Works If Patients Care

    A Parks Associates study found patients aren’t concerned about their health and not interested in tools that help. By Katie Wike, contributing writer