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.
Tag: mobile medical technology
The 7″ BlackBerry Playbook seems like the ideal size for in-hospital use. In this in depth review, we look over its excellent hardware design and sleek operating system. But could its lack of medical apps be a a deal breaker for many physicians ?
Harvard and MIT researchers have made a portable mini NMR device that can be controlled by a smartphone and used to diagnose cancer in under one hour.
The Lincoln Journal Star, in Nebraska, has a great story on how all of their ambulances and firetrucks are using new mobile technology to send EKG readings from the ambulances directly to cardiologists for patients who could be having a heart attack. “If we can get our patients to the cath lab, and get the […]