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GE Healthcare- Mark Segal Blog: Is Using Health IT “Desk Work”?

July 6, 2017

We live and work in a technology-driven, information-focused world. My colleagues and I are highly educated and trained; we spend our days interacting with the world through laptops, smart phones, and tablets. We are knowledge workers, not clerks, and most (but surely not all) of this technology-enabled work is professional and not clerical work. Why would we think physicians and other clinicians would also not be actively engaged with digital applications throughout their day?