Using Mobile Applications to Increase Hospital Productivity by The Huffington Post
Mobile applications have significantly increased the productivity of medical professionals as well as back office operations personnel. Software apps are helping clinicians tackle real problems, from time management to patient monitoring and decision-making. Now, wearables and smart devices are targeting individual healthcare.
HHS recently issued guidance to clarify patient rights to access a variety of health information, including personal health records, the information in their health records, clinical laboratory test results, and genetic data. Data sharing will be key in the development of the Precision Medicine Initiative and the Cancer Moonshot, as it will accelerate research and translate findings into new treatments.
New models that share medical records are emerging and changing healthcare globally. Blockchain applications will leap frog population health, amplify healthcare mobile communication, and place personal and patient information into the hands of the individual. The technology can also authenticate access to medical information, quickly and securely.
Big Data Analytics Show More Sepsis Deaths in Large Hospitals by Health IT Analytics
SERRI uses big data analytics to generate useful insights about how to detect sepsis, which may be able to help physicians treat and manage patients more effectively. By providing the best treatment or stopping a disease, like sepsis, from advancing, healthcare providers hope to decrease hospital stays and costly treatments.
5 Ways to Turn Chronic Disease Management Knowledge into Action by Health IT Analytics
In order to cut the skyrocketing costs of chronic disease management and reduce the burdens of diabetes, heart disease, asthma, and other conditions on the patient population, providers must take advantage of opportunities to translate the healthcare system’s knowledge into action. Among these are the investment in big data analytics and precision medicine, and increased education surrounding health insurance.