Mobile technology has brought huge revolutions to the healthcare sector as it has been expanding from smartphones to tablets and now to wearable devices. The implementation of Artificial intelligence, Big data analytics and Internet of Things has brought the world of devices closer. This in turn has made it easier for the users from all the industrial sectors to communicate in an efficient manner. The work processes have simplified and also the work limit is achieved in less time. Google Glass is being implied in hospitals and medical places to facilitate feasible interaction between the clinician and the patients. This minimises the need for the patient to visit the physician every now and then as the queries can be discussed over the connected devices.
Many improvements have come over the years that have helped healthcare as a sector to progress beyond the industrial demarcations. Digital hospital rooms, virtual medicine kiosks, electronic health records (EHRs), Picture Archive and Communication Systems (PACS) and E-health devices are all being incorporated that are in turn weaving huge information which needs to be regularly stored and analyzed to emancipate the quality of patient care. Tablet and smartphones are being deployed for purposes of fast access to patient information from remote locations, quick documentation for each patient medical biography, real time bed management (nutrition, transport, environmental conditions), call scheduling and physician to patient communication setups for appointment reminders or test results discussion.
Remote monitoring and video conferencing technologies are helping to facilitate diagnostics and tracking of critical and complex patients, Retail based Health care kiosks for health analysis, Language translation and interpretation, Clinician to clinician consultations, e-visits to patients in remote areas and so on. Several mobile apps and wearable devices have been developed to aid doctors to assess patient information like blood pressure, blood sugar and body fitness. The implementation of such specific devices also help the patients to communicate with the physicians, check lab results, manage medications and much more. Mobile applications have also emancipated the living standards due to the availability of tremendous number of applications that hold fitness information.
Along with aiding the medication system, the technology must also be responsible to keep such intricate data safe and secure. Such technical procedures must also be available in different locations to help connect people in the same area from across the globe. Hence scalability is another major factor. A viable network scheme must be provided to share the medical data files over sufficient bandwidth. All such settlements are being levied so that mobile technology can help bridge the gap between the haves and havenots and be essentially available to all users throughout the world in the form of inexpensive but useful custom mobility solutions. As more and more individuals prefer living independently today a slew of mobile apps and healthcare devices are needed to enhance the state of living and help users take care of themselves even when no near one is around them. In an era of technological boom, the collusion of Information technology with the Healthcare sector is sure to safeguard several lives that might be at the verge of zero-living or death.
By: Ridhima Gupta
Posted: July 21, 2014, 11:26 am
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