Transforming Surgery with Cloud Technology

Transforming Surgery with Cloud Technology

By Healthcare Tech Outlook | Monday, October 05, 2020

The cloud enhances information accuracy, eliminates pain points, and boosts overall performance capabilities of surgery centers.

FREMONT, CA: As an industry, healthcare has traditionally invested in technology at a far less rate than in other sectors. The healthcare economy is spending roughly two percent of their total operating budgets on IT. This is because technology expenses in healthcare have had little impact on the ability to grow revenues. But, the cloud has taken technology in hospitals to another level, especially in surgery solutions. Several medical facilities have adopted the cloud, for it has provided many benefits. Here is a closer look at how surgery centers are making the most of the cloud.

Top 10 Cloud-based Solution Companies for Healthcare Industry - 2020• Improving Performance

One of the significant benefits of the cloud is that it helps to simplify workloads and allows workers to improve their performance. Cloud-powered apps can be used to schedule and check-in visitors, resulting in a more consistent schedule and reducing wait times. Healthcare providers can use cloud-based tools to access vital resources on any device, anywhere, offering better quality treatment.

• Eliminating Pain Points

Surgery centers are hesitant to adopt online solutions due to physical space constraints and maintaining security while enabling remote data access. A survey noted that the cloud avoids these pain points by changing operations to a provider with a secure virtual environment. System monitoring and other security methods from a cloud environment surpass in-house abilities. Surgery centers can also make the most of cloud implementations to reduce upfront investment and drive future growth.

• Enhancing Information Access

Surgery centers operate fastly, and staff must have the needed information on hand at a moment's notice. The cloud provides this capability through electronic medical record applications and collaboration tools. The cloud can enable patients to complete their medical history online, avoiding communication errors. This ability also makes sure that surgeons have accurate data before a patient comes in for a procedure.  Cloud-powered systems also allow doctors to share medical information with other specialists. This collaboration is essential for providing comprehensive treatment for each patient and identifying illnesses early. Clinicians no longer have to deal with papers; instead, they save time and deliver quality care when needed most.

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