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Medical software can detect errors such as contraindications and allergies, provide reports, and identify patterns and trends, allowing diagnoses and treatments to be completed faster.
FREMONT, CA: Senior care is a growing industry with plenty of new technological prospects, especially since the stereotype that the elderly don't use technology is false. The senior-caregiving community is embracing digital innovation, and seniors themselves are increasingly using technology. Here are three popular trends in senior care:
Telemedicine, one of the fastest-growing sectors in senior-care technology, allowing medical professionals and loved ones to get a more in-depth and comprehensive picture of the health and well-being of the elderly in their care. Remote monitoring and videoconferencing are possible with this technology, allowing a doctor to stay on top of patient care with fewer office visits. Doctors, caregivers, and patients can obtain information such as blood pressure, blood glucose levels, heart rate, activity, and sleep habits via medical alert systems and wearable monitors.
Software And Web-Based Programs
EMRs and EHRs have taken over the paper charts used in doctor's offices with digital records to keep track of patient data, diagnoses, and treatments.
Caretakers and physicians can transfer and share data using software platforms that link directly with EMRs and EHRs. When doctors have the correct information, they can amend orders or act in real-time if necessary, and patients receive better medical treatment.
Medical errors can be reduced by having the ability to easily send data to clinicians, communicate effectively, and maintain records in an accessible format. Medical software can detect errors such as contraindications and allergies, provide reports, and identify patterns and trends, allowing diagnoses and treatments to be completed faster
Medical-alert systems are vital tools for most seniors who choose to live independently. These devices allow the elderly to call for aid in the event of an accident, such as a fall. They come in different shapes and sizes, ranging from mobile or wearable devices to more traditional home units.
The bracelet is, of course, the most well-known sort of medical-alert technology. However, anything that the patient wears daily has the potential to become a medical alert system. Smartphone apps, smartwatches, and jewelry can all be used.