Cloud Computing Increases Provider Engagement

Background Increased provider engagement decreases unfavorable health effects and missed diagnoses. Furthermore, detecting common yet fatal diseases early on can significantly improve a patient’s health outcome. For instance, falling is preventable. However, 40% of injuries that lead to death are caused by falling and 30% of those injuries occur in those aged 65 years and…

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Shifting from Interoperability To Compatibility

Background Interoperability Lacks Meaningful Data Exchange The healthcare industry prioritizes the three levels of interoperability. The foundational level is when data is exchanged between two systems but the data can not be interpreted [1]. The next one is the structural level where data is exchanged between two systems and interpreted [1]. The final level is…

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Cloud Computing Increases Compatibility in Healthcare

Introduction Hybrid cloud computing provides private and public cloud options that are secure and allow data transfer between different platforms. Currently, patients’ medical records are kept with different systems, making it harder for providers to securely and efficiently share data. Cloud computing systems provide an effective solution to this problem by promoting collaboration, increasing the…

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Medication Errors Decreased w/ Provider Engagement

Background Providers need tools to be more engaged with patients when it comes to the pharmaceutical side of healthcare. Looking at medication error statistics, the FDA received over 100,000 reports each year [1]. These occur due to prescribing errors, failing to prescribe a certain medication, prescribing the medication at the wrong time, the wrong dose,…

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Digital Solutions Increase Provider Engagement

Introduction Health IT professionals need to create digital solutions that streamline EHR workflows and allow physicians to be more engaged. Currently, physicians feel overburdened by data and administrative tasks that take away time from patients. Increased feelings of burnout and satisfaction due to the pandemic can make clinicians feel less engaged. Digital solutions can lessen…

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