The health sector is a 17-year passion of mine that I find not only challenging and exciting but also personally rewarding when you know you are contributing to a great cause.
While I’m not a practicing doctor today, I continue to work very closely with clinicians of all disciplines in a technical capacity, providing tools that enable them to do their wonderful work.
At the heart of great patient outcomes is the ability to develop, deliver & nurture meaningful, connected conversations with patients.
However, on a busy day in the clinic, it’s easy to get caught up in the rush, putting pressure to reach a swift diagnosis and treatment plan and move onto the next patient.
The good news is that advancements in tech-mobility mean patient care can stretch beyond the standard 15-minute consultation and being desk bound is becoming a challenge of the past.
There is no denying that the life of a doctor is a busy one. As Dr Joseph Sgroi (Obstetrician, Gynaecologist and Fertility Specialist) rightly says: “It is a labour of love – It takes up a lot of time. It is full-on 24/7”. The challenge is how to get the most out of the hours that are available to optimize time spent with patients.
There has never been a more exciting time to be practicing medicine than right now. The technological advances made in recent times has transformed the practice, the operating theatre but especially the ability to deliver patient care in a very different way.
Let’s have a look at a couple technological innovations available right now and in the future.
As an extra layer of protection from today all Clinic to Cloud users will have the ability to enable two factor authentication.
As a business owner and entrepreneur one must always look for advise and counsel on how to improve and grow as well as the regular sanity check on whether the decisions taken are the correct ones. Although it is incredibly difficult to know for sure whether a decision is the correct one and at the end of the day you may feel that no one knows your business as well as you do and you may very well be right especially if you are being disruptive. I would like to tell you that there are always 3 possible solutions to most problems and we often think of one especially when we are busy.
“The best things in the world should be easy to use and difficult to master”
Nolan Bushnell – The inventor of Atari
Real estate in Sydney has been and continues to be a great investment and who knows what the next phase will be or the next boom for that matter, however, this is not the real estate I am currently focused on. These days I am most interested in screen real estate. Yes you heard right, screen real estate, a term that refers to the use and display of features of an applications on a computer screen or smart device screen.
The true benefit of an EHR is in it's ability to access and share medical information in order to improve clinical outcomes for patients.
This was recently demonstrated when one of my patients was admitted to intensive care.
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