How Telemedicine Improves Maritime Healthcare

Most people in developed nations take medical care for granted. The COVID-19 pandemic, and the following lockdowns to contain it, brought to light the many gaps in healthcare systems to public attention.  One such gap was health services for seafarers like merchant ship crews. Roughly 90 percent of…


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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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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 the Internet of Things is Revolutionizing Dentistry

Regular readers of this blog will know all about how the Internet of Things, a network of objects that use digital sensors to collect data about their environment and share it over the internet, has completely revolutionized healthcare. Now patients can track their vitals with wearable activity…


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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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Medical Tablets are Bridging the Gap in Behavioral Health Care

Complete health care is premised on the idea that people have a spectrum of needs that contribute to their overall wellbeing. This factors in their biological health as well as their psychological, social, economic, and sometimes spiritual health as well. Take the economic side of the equation for…


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How Medical Tablets Enhance Care at Mobile Clinics

We’ve discussed at length how COVID-19 has changed healthcare on this blog, but one thing we haven’t discussed as much is the way it has highlighted inadequacies and inequalities that already existed. The pandemic has made clear that the existing methods of delivering care to patients left many…


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Streamlining Nursing Workflows with Medical Computers

It’s sometimes easy to overlook, but nurses are, in a very literal sense, the backbone of the healthcare system. In fact, there are more nurses than there are members of any other profession within healthcare. Unfortunately, for too many nurses, the job is often a thankless, stressful, and…


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