Posts by: Dr. Craig Joseph, Chief Medical Officer


Bedroom blunders: The hidden usability issues of hospital-at-home devices

As more medical devices are being used to care for patients outside the hospital and inside the home, manufacturers need to consider usability challenges to maintain patient safety and improve outcomes. Learn more from Craig Joseph, MD.


Trust or bust: Healing healthcare's credibility crisis

Trust is the foundation of any healthcare system. But in the U.S., it has eroded greatly since the pandemic. Restoring confidence in those who care for us is critical. In this blog post, Chief Medical Officer Craig Joseph, MD, shares a variety of suggestions for rebuilding trust.


To sit or not to sit: How a chair can affect patient satisfaction

A recent study highlights an example of choice architecture and the role that nudges play in patient care and satisfaction. Read more from Chief Medical Officer Craig Joseph, MD.

value-based care

How to succeed in value-based care without really trying

Moving from a volume-based to a value-based care system takes a multifaceted approach. Dr. Craig Joseph offers his advice for a successful transition.


Before implementation, think about prehabilitation

After a medical procedure, it’s common to go through a rehabilitation process. A lesser-known but emerging concept is prehabilitation. Similar lessons can be useful for healthcare organizations when undergoing large transformations or technological implementations.


Apollo’s Curse: When AI Predicts and Doctors Resist

AI is an increasingly popular tool in healthcare, but a recent study from Vanderbilt Health shows many physicians still go with their own best judgment. Read more from Dr. Craig Joseph.


Burnout's triple threat: Compromising care, clinicians, and cash flow

Burnout can lead to turnover and workforce reductions, impacting quality of care and revenue in any healthcare system. Find out how you can combat burnout in the latest edition of the Checkup by Dr. Craig Joseph.


Want to improve patient safety? Up your EHR’s usability

A recent study discovered a significant link between the safety of EHR systems and the user experience of frontline clinicians. The frustration caused by poorly designed EHRs could affect patient safety, read more from Craig Joseph, MD, in this edition of the Checkup.


Shared decision-making: The standard of care we need

As the decisions that patients have to make about their health involve a plethora of nuanced questions, leveraging shared decision-making can ensure that physician recommendations are balanced with patient preferences and values.


EHRs or social interactions: Can’t we have both?

In this edition of the Checkup, Craig Joseph, MD discusses the balance between leveraging technology for physicians while prioritizing social interactions.

Health IT

Note bloat, we can’t quit you

Compared to nations with similar economies, progress notes in the U.S. are extremely voluminous. In this edition of the Checkup, Dr. Craig Joseph dives into the perils of note bloat and what’s needed to course correct.


An inch deep and a mile wide

The knowledge currently behind AI is wide but not deep. The words are there, but true understanding hasn't reached its full potential.

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