Dr Curtis Lowery: How Technology Can Lower Costs for OB/GYN Patients

Curtis Lowery, MD, chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and director of the Center for Distance Health, discusses how technology can lower healthcare costs for OB/GYN patients.

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How can technology be utilized to lower healthcare costs for OB/GYN patients?

Healthcare is changing, and healthcare in America is very expensive. The value of healthcare— the cost per the quality of the services delivered– has been questioned in recent years.

As a result of this, the system is under pressure to reduce expenditures and improve the quality of the service provided. I talked about how we can use technology to work non-MD healthcare providers to improve the service and drive down costs.