There's no doubt: Clinicians love their mobile devices. Among many new health apps, here are 9 that healthcare professionals and their patients should investigate.
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Released early in 2011, this app allows healthcare practitioners to view live medical consultations from anywhere using a smartphone. The app lets physicians consult on a surgery, for instance, or allows an ailing prisoner be diagnosed remotely. However, the app does require a JEMS video server for it to function. The app is HIPPA-compliant and provides a secure collaborative environment.
InformationWeek Elite 100Our data shows these innovators using digital technology in two key areas: providing better products and cutting costs. Almost half of them expect to introduce a new IT-led product this year, and 46% are using technology to make business processes more efficient.
The UC Infrastructure TrapWorries about subpar networks tanking unified communications programs could be valid: Thirty-one percent of respondents have rolled capabilities out to less than 10% of users vs. 21% delivering UC to 76% or more. Is low uptake a result of strained infrastructures delivering poor performance?