The Age of Information has changed us all. Unprecedented access to information has transformed the way we think and behave. People are becoming more diligent and informed in their decision making, whether it be for everyday purchases or lifesaving medical treatment. With greater understanding and autonomy, comes a desire for greater personalisation, convenience and transparency — so what does that mean for businesses today?
Whether it’s a quick checkup or a long term treatment, every patient comes to your door looking for more than simply medical expertise — they’re seeking a positive and supportive experience through what can be a challenging and confusing time. They want someone whom they can trust, therefore excellent patient care extends far beyond the consultation room.
The innovations that could change medicine are emerging in waves, and it’s reason enough for medical practitioners worldwide to celebrate. The way we provide patient care is changing — recent medical innovations mean that a cure for cancer, a concussion or other common ailments could be just around the corner. Here’s the latest mix of new medical technologies to inspire your day.
So here we are at the Commonwealth Medical Association conference in Colombo, with over 1000 people here all eager to either help transform healthcare or learn how others are doing it.
The best part is that the appetite to learn and adopt the latest and greatest technology that can help optimise the professional is lot more than it was only 2-3 years ago. I would like to share with you how we told our patient journey story.
Patient no shows and last minute cancellations come with a big price tag for busy practices. Practitioners spend precious time ineffectively and, at the end of the day, staff are required to perform additional administration in following up. There’s a lot riding on the question of how to reduce patient no shows appointments and miscommunications surrounding them.
Whether it’s the first time or the fifth, pregnancy can be an overwhelming experience for everyone. This is the time when having a trusted obstetrician makes all the difference.
Patients attending a private practice can enjoy the dedicated care of a single doctor through their whole pregnancy and beyond. Whatever awaits on the journey to motherhood, an obstetrician is equipped to handle any complications.
We all know that patient privacy is fundamental to building trust, but as more & more patient data becomes digitised the need to protect and preserve patient information and have a robust data protection strategy in place has never been more critical.
Unfortunately, the cybercrime economy has become increasingly lucrative and we’re seeing criminal efforts to attain medical data become more sophisticated. It’s a very serious issue and private practices are on the frontline.
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 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.
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