2020 changed life as we knew it. And along with it came the adaptability and emerging trends in several areas of life. The medical world is one of them. Digital Health and Virtual Care evolved from mere convenience to an absolute necessity over the last few months
It was 31st December when WHO’s Country Office in the People’s Republic of China got the news from a media statement by Wuhan Municipal Health Commission, of a case of “viral pneumonia” in Wuhan, capital of Central China’s Hubei province. What seemed to be a “viral pneumonia”, after detailed studies were coined as a novel coronavirus, thus marking the inception of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Healthcare professionals (HCPS) ran on a hectic schedule this year. But what made their job easy was health technology. Several tools and products helped clinicians and doctors to expedite care to patients and make a quick diagnosis through virtual care or otherwise.
The health industry has benefitted exponentially since the introduction of Electronic Health Records (EHR). Of course, the actual boon was seen in the patient care and treatment but EHR use doesn’t stop at just that.
Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) is a healthcare data exchange standard created by Health Level Seven or HL7. Having developed advanced tools for safe and secure data exchange such as EMR, Diagnostic Data, or PHI – FHIR has given a boost to the healthcare sector.
Counted as among the top healthcare CRMs by the Healthcare IT and Insights company, KLAS, Salesforce Healthcare Cloud services are here to transform the patient-provider relationship. The cloud pushes healthcare providers to acknowledge patients as customers and value their decisions.
The world saw a rise in telehealth in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic. The COVID-19 outbreak not only shaped how we approach health amidst social distancing and lockdowns but pushed health service providers to realign their set-ups for the growing virtual care solutions.
Fervently focused on delivery - the pharmacy industry on its constant hunt for a breakthrough has hit the spot with automation.
An arrow in the quiver, pharmacy automation has made juggling the rising demand for cutting-edge products, and exceeding competition easy for pharmacists, clinicians, and even pharmaceutical companies.
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The incorporation of information technology since the mid-90s increased productivity among different sectors around the world. There’s no two ways about it. Healthcare on the other hand was one industry that took its own course to transition from a largely paper-based process to digitization.