EMR solutions have penetrated every healthcare sector One challenge remains: the vast majority of these systems cannot transfer data between one another. Known as interoperability, this criteria is proving to be a key factor for experts determining in whether an EMR system will meet their needs.
Research shows that healthcare workers can't seem to move past the fax machine. Part 1 of this article summarized the 4 main reasons behind this decision. In part 2, each of these points are examined in greater detail to uncover their negative consequences on the healthcare system and its patients.
Fax machines have long held a place within healthcare. In spite of the many technological advancements such as artificial intelligence and teledermatology this hardware is still used by 75% of respondents. This is quickly becoming a problem as practices struggle to upgrade while staying connected.
It's National Skin Cancer Action Week in Australia. With 2 in 3 Australians diagnosed in their lifetime, it's important to educate people on the importance of skin cancer early detection. But where exactly are patients turning to seek medical support, and most importantly, are they receiving it?
Patient engagement is identified as a major priority over the next 5 years for healthcare practices. However, an industry snapshot reveals that this fails to be the case. This article summarizes the importance of patient accessibility along with potential solutions such as teledermoscopy services.
With the increasing implementation of intelligent dermatology tools, the dynamic of healthcare relationships has forever been changed: patient-doctor, doctor-colleague, and (most ambiguously) doctor-technology. This article examines the three relationships and how this impacts quality of care.