Telehealth Advances in 2023

Telehealth in 2022 Telehealth has been popular due to its convenience and potential for integrated care. In 2022, research showed that 85% of doctors surveyed reported that telehealth helped provide care in a timely manner [1]. Furthermore, telehealth promotes collaboration when it comes to patient care. For instance, caregivers can receive information on how to…

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Improving Patient Identification with Health IT Tools 

Patient Identification Patient identification links a patient’s medical record across various health systems [1]. This provides a complete view of a patient’s record which can be useful in preventing adverse health effects. Oftentimes, patient identification is done by linking different demographic information such as date of birth, name, and address [1]. Currently, most hospitals implement…

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Patient-Provider Relationships Advance w/ Health IT Technologies

Pre-COVID Era Versus COVID Era COVID-19 continues to have long-term effects on the economy and can lead to increased healthcare costs [1]. Inflation & labor shortage will cause the health expenditure to be $370 billion higher by 2027 than the projected costs pre-pandemic [1]. This is definitely alarming and technology needs to catch up before…

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Patient Safety Advances with Health IT

The Importance of Patient Safety One of the top 10 leading causes of death is a result of adverse health effects [1]. Almost half of the adverse events can be prevented, especially with advances in health IT. Patient safety is used to categorize various methods of reducing risks and errors that patients may face while…

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Precision Health Advances with Health IT Solutions

Precision Health Advanced with Health IT Solutions

Purpose of Precision Health Precision health focuses on all aspects of disease prevention and treatment. This means that factors outside of a traditional doctor’s office, such as a patient’s lifestyle or environmental factors can also play into the treatment plan [1]. Furthermore, the family health history and current data from personal devices come together to…

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