Tech tools for your medical practice and home, selected by tech experts and physicians.
Tech tools for your medical practice and home, selected by tech experts and physicians.LINKS:
• Advantages Clinic (Versus Technology)
• Aria (FitBit)
• PEAK fitness watch (Basis)
• ConferenceCam Connect (Logitech)
• Fluency Direct (M*Modal)
• Vitals Chair (Vecna Technology)
• LightPro IN1146 (InFocus)
• SoundLink Mini Bluetooth Speaker (Bose)
• Asthma Ally (OSIA Medical)
• Mojo Refuel Alpha (iBattz)To view the slides in PDF format, click here.Â
Photos courtesy: BASIS; Bose; Fitbit; iBattz; InFocus; Logitech; M*Modal; OSIA Medical; Vecna Technologies; Versus Technology
Make your office more efficient by eliminating the waiting room. Combining location with integrated data from EHRs, lab, and scheduling systems, the rules-based work flow engine automatically updates electronic whiteboards, providing real-time status on room availability, patient movement, and interactions with staff. The system allows you to look at trends over time so you can implement changes to improve processes or better utilize resources. The result, says Versus, is a calmer, more organized workplace, improved throughput and access, and more satisfied patients.
Graphs and charts make it easy to view your progress, including body composition charts that show if you are gaining muscle and burning fat. The manufacturer boasts that Fitbit users who pair their trackers with an Aria scale are 15 percent more likely to lose weight.
The device also provides in-depth data on the quality of your sleep, showing how long you spent in REM or deep sleep versus tossing and turning. The watch can run on battery power for four days without recharging and is water resistant up to five atmospheres. PEAK automatically adjusts weekly goals based on your performance, and smartphone notifications keep you up to date on texts, phone calls, and calendar events.
A 90-degree field of view with pan, tilt, and zoom capability allows you to interact with everyone at the meeting, plus its compact size makes it easy to pack up and move to another location.
Built-in computer-assisted physician documentation delivers feedback while reports are being created and prompts you to address incomplete or ambiguous documentation related to correct coding.
Patients like having something to do in the waiting room and being more involved in their own care - they get a printout of their vital signs after each session. Meanwhile, physicians have more time to concentrate on other, more complicated aspects of the visit.
he company notes that several engineering advances have been added to produce clear low notes as well as mid and high frequencies, allowing you to appreciate the full range of music. It comes equipped with charging cradle and a rechargeable lithium-ion battery that lasts up to seven hours.
It's a convenient platform for chronic-disease management that gets patients engaged in their own care. According to OSIA, patients who use the app have already experienced improved clinical results and significantly reduced hospitalizations.