This Viewpoint reviews an important legal ruling on robotic surgery that highlights potential safety concerns in hospital credentialing and privileging with regard to new technologies.
This Viewpoint proposes applying web-based technologies combined with user-centered design to improve the advance care planning process for patients, families, and clinicians.
This Viewpoint from the National Academy of Medicine’s 2016 Vital Directions initiative proposes changes in policy and infrastructure to facilitate health information technology (HIT) interoperability and improve clinical care and health system efficiency.•
This Viewpoint discusses the ethics of using an icon in electronic health records to designate patients who have frequent visits.
This Viewpoint discusses creation of a US evaluation system for health technology that could quickly identify problematic devices, accurately and transparently characterize and disseminate information about device performance in clinical practice, and efficiently generate data to support premarket clearance or approval of new devices and new uses of currently marketed devices.
This randomized clinical trial compares the effects of a technology-enhanced vs a standard behavioral weight loss intervention on achieving weight loss over 24 months among adults.