Posts Tagged with HealthTech

by adgrooms on August 16, 2019

What does care look like tomorrow?

I was thinking about how we have pressed healthcare providers so far into a hole of regulation and data entry burden. What will it look like when we finally get EHR inputs under control. What will it be like when a medical team member can walk into a room prepared with all relevant patient history and information, talk to a patient for as long as they ...

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by adgrooms on July 18, 2019

A crucial part of a patient's rehabilitation is transitioning from inpatient to home care. One major factor in effective discharge planning is the ability to give the patient and caregivers a thorough understanding of what the complete road to recovery looks like and their role in the entire journey. In the past, it has been standard practice for patients to receive paper and verbal ...

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by adgrooms on July 5, 2019

It's that time of year - the summer road trip. Millions of Americans get in their cars, pack the kids, and drive to faraway vacation destinations. But did they bring enough money? What if they run out and need more? This might have been a valid concern in the '60s, but with the interoperability of the banking system, most of us no longer carry physical currency at all.

What happens if the ...

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by adgrooms on June 24, 2019

Decisions are something we all confront daily - from what to eat for breakfast to how to avoid a hazard in the road. Some are easy, some are hard. They have varying degrees of complexity and importance in our lives. Medical decisions can have a lasting and profound effect on our quality of life, but as a patient, we often defer decision making to our provider. When and how should patients be ...

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by adgrooms on June 7, 2019

When a patient makes an office visit, the provider may send home information, prescribe medicine, and schedule a follow-up appointment. What patients lack are points of accountability and reminders to help stay on track in order to make health improvements. Patient care should not have to stop at the clinic door, and it does not have to add to provider workload. In fact, messaging can reduce ...

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