How Integrating Healthcare Mobility Can Enhance Patient Care?

How Integrating Healthcare Mobility Can Enhance Patient Care?

Healthcare Tech Outlook | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Managing patient data digitally and making the records go paperless are the two key solutions that mobile applications offer to healthcare organizations.

FREMONT, CA: The healthcare industry is focusing on the digital solutions that are not only altering the hospital patient experience but have also made obtaining health information more accessible. At present, the excessive increase of mobility solutions is varying the face of the business and has become the natural expansion of the healthcare enterprise.

Below is how the incorporation of mobile applications makes the patient care in the hospital better:

1. Making Patient’s Records Go Paperless                         

Searching through the health reports on the shelves of the hospital is a tiresome task, and sometimes, a little delay in the data proves to be critical for the patient. The instance is where digitizing the patient’s information is a panacea.

The complete health records such as vitals, X-ray, prescriptions, previous consultations, discharge notes, and medical history of the patients is collected centrally in the hospital data system and are accessible to the clinicians on mobile.

The handy admission to the patient’s clinical information is revolutionary for emergency consultations. Furthermore, the physicians can make the alterations in the health records, so that the patient’s health data always remain updated.

Also, a study has observed that replacing paper health records with electronic health records has decreased the death rates by 15 percent. The management software is a plus where obtaining the patient’s data, appointment scheduling, automated billing, and report generation is available in one place.

2. Patient’s Management Digitally

Frequently, the hospitals are incorporating patient management software so that doctors can inspect the patient’s latest health status, check previous health records, and recommend the lab tests to perform at the fingertips. Besides, health diagnosis applications enable the measurement of blood pressure, glucose level, heart rate, and visual activity in a matter of seconds.

According to research, the reliance on electronic resources trims down the clinical decision-making time by half, curtails the cost involved in treatment, and cuts the unnecessary procedures that need to be performed. Further, there are medical calculator apps that inform the physicians concerning risk score after entering particular parameters. These are inexpensive and determined to be error-free in a fast-moving clinical setting to produce dependable consequences. Therefore, more lives can be saved with handy analysis, risk score determination, and quick clinical decision-making.

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