Dr. Hung Ecklund, Medical Director of OB/GYN at ModMed discusses the need to automate OB/GYN care processes. Her specialty deals with a high-touch patient population combined with a physician population that is estimated to shrink by 50% by 2050, and automation can help offset the growing workload on physicians.
Dr. Hung Ecklund is an obstetrician-gynecologist in Sunnyvale, California, and a physician with the Palo Alto Medical Foundation. She is also the medical director of OBGYN at the health-tech company ModMed where she oversees the development of specialty-specific EHRs and practice management systems. She received her medical degree from Yale School of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years.