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DIGITIZING HEALTHCARE – 3 WAYS TECHNOLOGY IS IMPROVING MEDICAL CARE

Over the years, technology has become an integral part of our everyday lives. Whether it’s the way you shop, travel or communicates with friends, technology is transforming the way we behave. Take healthcare, for example. Digital innovations are revolutionizing the industry.

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SWITCH TO EHR FOR IMPROVED PATIENT CARE

Healthcare innovations have had a positive effect on patient care. Among these advances is the use of computers to track patient records and manage care, thereby improving healthcare facility.

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Design Thinking is Improving the Patient Experience

Technological advancements tend to grab the headlines in healthcare. Telemedicine, mHealth, electronic health records are playing a transformative force in the healthcare industry. Another innovation is the use of design thinking in health delivery.

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Awareness of Patients’ Rights to Access Electronic Health Records – Infographic

In an effort to raise awareness amongst patients’ about their rights to access electronic health records, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) released a series of videos last week to inform them of their rights under HIPAA. To improve patient engagement it’s vital to encourage patients to access their electronic records without which care systems wouldn’t be able to steer a two-way communication.

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Value of Consumer Access and Use of Online health records

  Over the past few years, there have been many notable developments in the Healthcare Technology vertical. The prime focus has been wide EHR adoption, consumer access and provider focus on patient engagement.

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59% increase in EHR buyers in 2015 [Report]

In a survey conducted by EHR Software Advice evaluation site to analyze and access the needs of medical practitioners, they surveyed medical practices looking for the right electronic health records (EHR) software. They analyzed a random selection of 385 interactions to uncover physicians’ most common pain points and reasons for purchasing new software. These findings will help guide the decisions of buyers in the market for an EHR solution. Key Findings: The number of buyers replacing existing EHR […]

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