Technology can significantly improve health outcomes. For example, it can help with chronic disease management by reminding patients to take their medications at the right time. It can also help patients more easily access their medical charts via their smartphones at anytime.
April is National Donate Life Month. To help encourage people to register themselves as donors, we have decided to celebrate those lives that have been saved by the gift of organ donation. Here are two incredible stories that show the real value of an organ donation.
Staying in compliance with HIPAA while using social media is a big concern for most medical professionals. It only takes one careless social media post to reveal sensitive patient information. Although patient privacy is always a valid concern, you can use social media in a way that won’t violate HIPAA compliance. And when used correctly, it can be a robust tool for your practice.
Millions of physicians around the world have taken a Hippocratic oath to care for the injured and the sick. On any given day, doctors can be found performing life-saving surgeries, curing diseases and helping to heal broken bones.
When asked why they decided to practice medicine, many doctors say “to help people.” Volunteering or working overseas with a humanitarian organization is a great way for medical professionals to offer help the people who need it most.
Many healthcare providers feel honored to care for others sisters and dads and brothers and friends, yet we are all of those things to others and find it a difficult balance.