The Future of Healthcare: Mobile technology elevates patient care, empowers clinicians, and enhances workflows May 24th, 2019
Are you wondering how the landscape within healthcare will look like, and how technology will transform healthcare operations and the patients experience? A 2022 Vision Study sheds light into the matter, which provides much needed information to help healthcare facilities improve their overall performance and patient care.The transformation to mobile technology is inevitable and essential. But why?
In the healthcare industry thereisanunconquerable number of issues, such as the increasing shortage of staffand rising of costs,whichincreasesa numerous amount of errors.As a result, there is a higher demand for services and support that are not sustainable with existing resources and methods.
More than halfof medical errors are imputable to communication breakdown. To help reduce the immense amount of errors healthcareorganisationscanintegrate clinical mobility throughout theirentire organization.This will eliminatecommunicationalerrors by improving accuracy of patientidentification, visibilityof records, andverifying that the right medication is administered. The study shows that with the use ofclinical mobility there will be a61% reduction in medication administration errors.
At the same time,clinical mobility will improve efficiency for nurses. On average anurse walks between four to five miles(six to eight kilometres)per a 12hour shift.This is due to the inaccessible information the nurses need for each patient.By employing mobilescomputer nurseswill be able to view and monitor patient’s vital signs on thego andreceive lab results faster at a click of a button. This will once again provide an errorless system,increaseefficiency for nurses, andmost importantly allow more time for nurses to spend at the patient’s bedside.
Healthcare in the digital world
Making sure we transform healthcare to the digital world is vital in the future. It won’t just affect the efficiency,but will deliver bettercare,andbe more affordablefor the patients.According to the vision study, mostrespondentscite improved quality of patient care as a direct result of clinical mobility!Special thanks to Zebra for conducting such an insightful study. If you want to readthe whole 2022 Hospital Vision Studyclick here.
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Samantha is BlueStar's Digital Media Specialist, and the primary contributing writer for VartechNation.
Previously, she has worked as a Public Relations Associate and a Social Media Manager.