How doctors in the US feel about electronic medical systems: a study
In March of this year, Stanford Medicine, together with The Harris Poll, conducted an interesting study in which they tried to find out exactly how doctors in the United States relate to EHR systems – analogues of medical information systems in Ukraine (MIS).
The study involved 521 primary care physicians, that is, family and general practitioners, as well as interns. All physicians at that time were licensed to practice medicine in the United States and had been using HIS for at least a month. Continue reading
How to convince the patient to follow the doctor’s orders?
Medical reform is in full swing in Ukraine. Clinics purchase computer equipment, install MIS, doctors master the work with professional applications and teach patients to communicate in instant messengers. But often all progress in the development of healthcare crosses out the banal human factor – patients refuse to comply with doctor’s prescriptions. They either go for a consultation with a couple more specialists, or, having read information on the Internet, they tritely self-medicate. Continue reading
How artificial intelligence is used in the development of patient treatment regimens: the US experience
An AI-assisted pneumonia care scheme has already saved a U.S. clinic $1,356 per patient, reduced hospital stays by two days, and significantly reduced hospital return visits.
Flagler Hospital in St. Augustine, Florida is using artificial intelligence to improve the treatment of pneumonia, sepsis and a dozen other costly, high-mortality diseases.
Typically, AI is used by large academic medical centers rather than public hospitals. But Flagler Hospital also decided to use it. Continue reading