"The idea isn't to turn the patient into a virtual doctor but to allow them to provide additional information to their providers. With WebMD almost anyone online can find just enough information to try and self diagnose, and many do. I have a…"
"In a perfect world, those apps would integrate with a more complete system and would allow the user to invite their providers to take part as needed. Doctors could pull up a long term report showing the users stats and symptoms. Most of the…"
"Optimally a simple way to enter the results would exist, if standards were created then a simple click to export into the patients chosen PHR. Barring that, users search for the type of blood test and a form is offered for them to enter their…"
This is a group for healthcare providers, IT professionals and people who are interested to share their knowledge and discuss on different IT solutions for clinical practices, hospitals and other facilities.
I'm currently working towards a Health Informatics degree. I've had an interest in the field for some time however and was involved in the development of a tool for those with mental illnesses to monitor their symptoms.…"
"Personally I'd like to see a more open system where information from both patient and provider is available. The potential of systems like Patients Like Me to both bring people with similar conditions together and allow individuals to take a…"
The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Regional Office of the World Health Organization (WHO), is an international public health agency with over 100 years of experience in working to improve he...