Teledermatology has become a popular solution to the growing number of skin cancer cases. As these services continue to grow, so does its availability to be utilized in different spaces. How have these new spaces encouraged an increase in patient connectivity where regular in-office visits failed?
The advent of communication systems has allowed for the development of teledermatology services, where more recently teledermoscopy is helping improve the accuracy of diagnoses empowering doctors and patients to have an active fight against skin cancer.
Skin cancer is a problem that affects us all. In spite of the widely recognized importance of skin cancer early detection, rates continue to increase. Overwhelmed, dermatologists are starting to empower patients with mobile dermoscopes to take skin cancer imaging into their own hands.
The utilization of telemedicine services has grown exponentially, particularly in underserved areas. Teledermatology has proved an efficient system to offer care with shorten waiting times, while the addition of teledermoscopy imaging can improve efficacy in the accuracy of the diagnostic process.
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.
In order to provide accurate, informed care patient medical files must be as up to date as they are accessible. Discover why in spite of the latest advancements to EMR software solutions this fails to be the case along with what healthcare providers are doing to combat this crisis.
Skin cancer can be a fatal disease if not treated on time, making early detection procedures of utmost importance for greater survival rates. Technology is actively contributing to advance doctors’ practices and empower patients for combating skin cancer at its initial stages.