How Hospital At Home Saves Lives While Reducing Costs

Back in 2017, we posted about “Point of Care” (POC) and how it applies to healthcare. Briefly, POC is the treatment of a patient at their location. Well, you can’t get any more POC than a patient’s home. Treating them there is called “hospital at home,” and has several…


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4 Reasons to Use Medical Grade Monitors in Diagnostic Imaging

In 1895, physicist Wilhelm Röntgen revolutionized the field of medicine when he inadvertently created the world’s first radiographic image by passing his hand in front of a cathode ray tube. Today, more than a century later, digital technology allows doctors to capture diagnostic images with a…


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How Femtech Brings Balance to Healthcare for Women

Consider the following: In a fact sheet released by the US Department of Labor, healthcare expenses for women between the ages of 19 – 44 were found to be 80 percent higher than men of similar age. Reproductive services were considered one of the main reasons for the difference. In the UK,…


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3 Technologies That Are Advancing Hospice Care

Last year in March, the 4,600+ hospice facilities in the US effectively closed their doors to all visitors except essential personnel as the country fought to contain the COVID-19 virus. Many of the 1.5 million+ residents suddenly found themselves cut off from loved ones and even non-essential…


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How Medical Computers Improve Public Health Informatics

A year and a half ago, most people could be forgiven for not understanding the importance of data analysis in public health. But now, two summers into a global pandemic that we are just beginning to get a handle on, the role of data in public health has never been more at the forefront of public…


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Digital Literacy Skills Needed in Healthcare

When people decide to start a career in healthcare, they usually start looking into how they can acquire the necessary medical knowledge and certifications necessary to do their job. What they probably don’t think is, “Well, time to brush up on my computer skills.” This is unfortunate because by…


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Medical Computers in Biomedical Engineering

When you hear the phrases “ medical computers” or “medical tablets,” what images does your mind conjure up? If you’re like most people, you probably think of devices that hospitals use for things like charting, filling out eForms, and issuing electronic prescriptions. While the importance of these…


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How HIT is Simplifying Preventive Care

Disease and disability can be brought on by a number of factors, namely, environmental factors, genetic predispositions, lifestyle, and transmissible pathogens. Preventive care aims to explore these aspects (and more) of a patient’s health history in order to determine areas of risk and to lay out…


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How Medical Computers Help Eliminate ER Waste

There’s no denying that waste abounds in the American healthcare system. Nowhere is this waste more pronounced than in busy hospital Emergency Rooms. After all, according to Michellene Davis, Executive Vice President at RJWBarnabas Health, “the emergency door is the most expensive entrance into…


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How Medical Computers Make Life Easier for CNAs

Every year, we celebrate Career Nursing Assistant Appreciation Day on the very first day of National Nursing Assistants’ Week. Career Nursing Assistant Appreciation Day is about honoring those who devote their careers to this incredibly vital profession. It’s a day to acknowledge the massive…


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