The role for synchronous and asynchronous communications in healthcare is important due to the necessity of choosing the correct method at the right time for a particular clinical concern.
Ultimately the growth and introduction of social media/the internet have fundamentally changed the way we communicate with a greater emphasis on engagement and information sharing amongst both professional colleagues and the patients themselves. By taking advantage of these communication channels, we can focus more on individual patients and their treatment regimes whilst reducing healthcare costs and improving patient outcomes.
Editors note: The following article was a guest post by iMedicalApps Editor-in-Chief Iltifat Husain that was featured on TechCrunch. The iMedicalApps team is in the midst of a new initiative to analyze and write on patient centric apps, and this article is a preview of whats to come. The significant adoption of smartphones among […]
Kony Solutions announced that Intermountain Healthcare has selected Kony as its mobile application platform.
Details from the first day of the 2011 mHealth Summit, including a speech from keynote speaker Kathleen Sebelius, secretary of HHS and Eric Topol, MD.