- It’s safer than using paper based medical records that can end up full of illegible writing, outdated information and errors
- It’s more convenient to take your babies temperature at home and talking to a Doctor over the internet, rather than spending hours in the Emergency Department waiting room, only to get a getting a huge bill.
- It’s cheaper to monitor chronic conditions at home, using smart wearable devices that sync to the cloud and automatically alert your health team if there is a problem.
Making health care sustainable, using new technology and home based care.
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Some of the benefits of health technology
It started with a book launch, by a senior female surgeon. It became a major expose into sexism in the traditional world of medicine.
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The cost of a psychiatric bed is a hundred dollars a day. The cost of an Intensive Care bed is five thousands dollars a day. So why are so many psychiatric patients ending up in Intensive Care beds?
This woman was left waiting for 12 hours in a chaotic Emergency Department. All she needed was a medical review, a short course of IV steroids and assistance going to the toilet.
The majority of avoidable patient deaths stem from an accumulation of small errors that were not acknowledged, or fixed. Miscommunications are a leading cause of serious medical errors.
Healthcare is not like the building industry. There are no national regulations covering standards of care. The result is that surgical procedures to drug doses can vary widely.