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The Integration of Smart Phones in Healthcare
Transcript of The Integration of Smart Phones in Healthcare
Access drug calculators
Medical Apps - In Clinic Use
and why we need them
What are the advantages?
Many accessories for multiple functions
- mobile ECG interpreting app
- mobile single-channel ECG
- digital imaging
- digital stethoscope
• App is an abbreviation for application
• An app is a type of software
• Can be use online and offline
• Can be used on a computer or mobile device
What is an app?
Current ratio of
smart phone users
In 2013, smart phone users made up two billion people
Used for both provider and patient education
HeartDecide: 3D heart visualization app
Mobile ECG - 2 lead
Peek app for eye exams and imaging
In 2018, it will increase to
81% of US health professionals
own smart phones, 2010
placing healthcare in patients' hands
enhances patient involvement in care
able to derive graphs and charts from collected data
fast, realtime data
collection and assessment
- General reference
- Drug reference
- Clinical tools
- Medical calculator
Translator & Medical
Calculate app by QxMD
Can choose calculator by specialty
Current smart phone users
What is an APP
What kind of APPs?
The Integration of
Smart Phones in
Grew to 91% in 2012
What are the disadvantages?
Need to be tech savvy
Baby boomer generation
ease of referrals, smoother EHR integration, more comprehensive care
HIPAA breeches and PPI protection
Potential for nosocomial infections
- Language translator
AANS Grand Rounds: expert video discussions on neuro surgical techniques & approaches
Drug Formulary info
Portable BP Cuff
Heartwise BP Tracker
Can translate to five different languages
Questions and instruction all playable as audio recording
Organized for rapid focused history
By: Ashley Pierre-Louis, BSN and Wendy Jean, BSN
Dosing can be adult
Can be used for simpler script writing