U.S. healthcare is broken. For a lot of reasons. But the transformation of U.S. healthcare could revolve around that marvelous little computer in our pockets: the smartphone.
Patients and caregivers want to feel prepared to look after themselves or loved ones when they leave the hospital, and they want to know that their needs will be attended to until they stabilize or recover, however long that takes.
It’s official: word-of-mouth referrals are no longer sacred in healthcare.
If you’re a medical professional, there are many opportunities for you to put your skills to work in another country, from working at a foreign hospital to joining the military.
The solutions are tailored to address specific challenges, which can become expensive for any one organization.
A customizable, easy-to-use mobile interface can both improve common EHR efficiency issues and open the door to the meaningful use of EHR systems.
Solutions should reduce the burden of repetitive data input that now takes place and enable seamless ways for clinicians to talk to each other, experts say.
With the AMA’s Integrated Health Model Initiative, health care and technology stakeholders can work together to address data needs around costly and burdensome areas such as hypertension, diabetes, and asthma.
However admirable a career in healthcare may be, taking care of others certainly comes with some risks.
A new survey reveals that 32% of patients perceive having access to their EHRs is ‘very important’ to them.