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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Doximity offers a free iPhone and Android app that lets doctors connect with each other and communicate information within an exclusive, private network. With more than 30,000 users, Doximity employs a three-step credentials check to ensure each member is in fact a healthcare professional. After joining, physicians can locate specialists, send HIPAA-compliant text messages, exchange private contact information, send faxes directly from their phones, and even connect with former classmates and residents.
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?