The Growing Trend in Healthcare – Mobile EMR Case Study
Mobile is one of the fast-tracking trends in healthcare industry. Healthcare providers are constantly looking for solutions that provide flexibility, connectivity and access to their patients’information while on the go.
Mobile technology is influencing every industry, and has managed to impact the healthcare sector. Smartphones and tablets are addressing some of the most demanding global challenges in the healthcare industry – making it more accessible, faster, better and cheaper. Smart devices, such as smartphones, tablets and laptops, with relevant mobile healthcare applications provide physicians easy access to patient data, enable healthcare staff to spend quality time focused on patient needs, and help physicians make quick decisions, especially for critical cases.
What is a Mobile EMR?
Mobile EMR (Electronic Medical Record) is an application which gives physicians and caretakers the flexibility to manage their practice from anywhere and at all times. Typically, a mobile EMR app allows physicians to manage their daily appointments; look into patient’s details – ailment history, lab results; communicate with staff through SMS/ emails; and manage resources in real-time.
Some of the mobile EMR applications are also extended to patients, to view their records and interact with doctors and hospital staff instantly.The data is automatically and securely synchronized between the server (clinical systems) and the client (Mobile EMR app).
Why is Mobile EMR Useful?
A Mobile EMR solution streamlines patient care, enhances workflows and improves the financial health of your practice. Mobile EMR applications provide up-to-date information about all your patients. Some of the other benefits include:
- Improved Patient Care – helps physicians make better-informed decisions
- Better Collaboration – provides an outlet for communicating directly with staff and patients, resulting in better clinical outcomes
- Reduced Cost – eliminates the task of handwriting notes, thus eliminating the use of paper
- Increased Efficiency – saves time by providing physicians with patient information on the go
- Increased Satisfaction – provides physicians and other authorized providers access to patient information anytime, anywhere
RapidValue partnered with Bizmatics, Inc. to develop a mobile EMR app. Bizmatics is one of the leading healthcare SaaS providers in the US. The PrognoCIS iPhone App is a subset of PrognoCIS EMR designed specifically for the iPhone®.
It is mainly used by doctors to view patient information and to update their progress notes.
Some of the features supported by the PrognoCIS iPhone app (HIPAA Complaint) are:
- View scheduled appointments
- Review list of patients
- Access patient records
- Demographic details
- Lab results
- Fact sheets
- Aliment history
- Manage refill requests
- Read messages
- Accept/Deny ePrescription requests
- Manage inbox
- Read messages
- Compose messages
- Add progress notes and attachments
The main benefit of this app for doctors is that it provides them with more flexibility by giving them access to patient data from anywhere, at any time; making them more productive. This app is available for iPhone Users and is available both as an ASP service and as an in-house client-server solution.
For more details about Bizmatics or the PrognoCIS EMR app, please visit: www.bizmaticsinc.com.
Marketing Manager, RapidValue Solutions