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Healthcare Needs a Pick Me Up in Modern Mobile Communications


Healthcare Needs a Pick Me Up in Modern Mobile Communications   mobile communications healthcare In recent years, there have been huge advancements in communications throughout the medical world. However, these advances are showing limited effectiveness. The reason? Only one-third of medical professionals have been willing or able to embrace these new advances.

One particularly important advancement is the ability to access medical records electronically by only entering short, simple information. Others include the ability to meet electronically with a doctor, receive prescriptions and test orders remotely, and manage post-hospital care and follow-ups for medical professionals. These are just a few of the communications wonders now possible via tablets, smartphones, and computers. However, with not enough people utilizing these advances, major disadvantages are still present in the medical world.

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Phyzit Helps Improve Relationships with Doctors and Patients


Phyzit Helps Improve Relationships with Doctors and Patients   Phyzit mobile healthcare app How many times have you heard this scenario? You or a loved one is hospitalized and extra care will be required to ensure full recovery. However that extra care is not properly communicated, or implemented. Such scenarios causes an excessive amount of unnecessary medical care, a higher medical bill then necessary, or worse, a return trip to the hospital.

These concerns are what Arkansas Children’s Hospital pediatric urologist, Stephen Canon, decided to tackle with the creation of Phyzit. Canon realized that between incorrect coding, improper communication, and overworked employees, costly issues were happening with both doctors’ offices and the patients who were trying to heal.

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Healthcare Doesn’t Have to Remain Stuck Behind the Technology Eight Ball


Healthcare Doesn’t Have to Remain Stuck Behind the Technology Eight Ball   technology Morris Panner healthcare DICOM Grid The following is a guest contributed post by Morris Panner, CEO of Medical Image exchange DICOM Grid

The value of bringing technology into healthcare is apparent to most everyone. Digitizing data promises to place the control of medical records into the hands of the patients, while data analytics hold the potential to improve the speed and quality of clinical decision-making.

Yet, many healthcare organizations continue to struggle to adopt new technologies.

Long after industries, such as financial services, and retail and marketing, have moved to electronic systems, healthcare has continued to muddle through a largely paper-based record-keeping system. However, healthcare organizations – like many other industries –are seeing an explosion in the amount of generated data, and they continue to struggle when it comes to effectively managing this overwhelming wealth of information. Much of this information remains siloed in databases that lack real-time connectivity and the context of real-time events.

Despite the undeniable virtues of interconnected and collaborative healthcare, a large number of current health IT systems are simply not built to support such a concept.

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Riverside Virtual Visits Now Offers General Healthcare Via a Convenient App


Riverside Virtual Visits Now Offers General Healthcare Via a Convenient App   telemedicine Riverside Virtual Visits mobile healthcare Boston-based America Well has been providing physician-to-physician telemedicine, as well as limited physician-to-patient online treatment for many years. However, in their new partnership with Riverside Virtual Visits, they are now offering access to general health care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

This telemedicine service is available through a downloadable app, which connects patients to board-certified physicians when they are in need of fast and convenient healthcare. This means that patients do not have to wait for an opening with their doctor, and that they do not have to take time off of work to see a physician. This also means that access to healthcare after hours and on the weekends is now available.

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eRelevance Touts New Interactive Marketing Solution for Healthcare


eRelevance Touts New Interactive Marketing Solution for Healthcare   Interactive Marketing Solution healthcare eRelevance On Monday, eRelevance issued a statement that its patient engagement service is leveraging what it calls the first interactive marketing solution for healthcare.

Interactive marketing, the company explains, is based on “having a conversation with an individual with the ability to gather and remember the response of that individual where subsequent conversations take into account prior responses.”

All told, the evidence continues to show that interactive marketing is, indeed, highly effective marketing.
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Changing Healthcare: Mayo Clinic Adds Patients by Adding Partners


Changing Healthcare: Mayo Clinic Adds Patients by Adding Partners   Mayo Clinic healthcare Here’s a must-read for anyone involved in the rapidly changing marketplace of healthcare.

In a thorough and interesting story, The Financial Times (FT) tells readers how the Mayo Clinic sees the new world of healthcare.

The story begins with the tale of a patient whose brain bloodclot might have meant imminent death. But from miles away, Mayo had a staff neurologist who “appeared via teleconference, took control of a robotic camera to examine (the patient), and shepherded the local team’s efforts to bust the clot.”

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Razorfish Health is New Entity Merging Rosetta’s Healthcare Business and Razorfish Healthware


Razorfish Health is New Entity Merging Rosettas Healthcare Business and Razorfish Healthware   Rosettas healthcare Razorfish Health healthcare There’s a lot of movement in the healthcare space among companies looking to mergers, partnerships, and other strategies for increasing market dominance.

Now Publicis Healthcare Communications Group (PHCG), the healthcare division of Publicis Groupe, has announced that one segment of Rosetta’s healthcare business will join its network.

The merger is designed to bolster PHCG’s capabilities for clients in health and well-being in the U.S..

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