Augmented Reality – What Is It And How Does It Work?

Augmented Reality in Healthcare Delivery
Augmented reality is a relatively new technology that has recently made great strides. Simply put, augmented reality manipulates one’s perception of reality through the use of either a computer, a wearable device, or a handheld device. Augmented reality is classified as a part of mediated reality, which includes other similar technologies, such a

The Power of Personal Responsibility

Power of Personal Responsibility
When you hear the phrase “personal responsibility” it may conjure notions of duty and obligations. Certainly as a physician you do have many obligations – to your patients, colleagues, yourself, and medicine as a whole. However, personal responsibility is also about empowerment and having the knowledge, resources, and authority to fulfil your

Improving Costs in Physician’s Practice

improving costs in physician's practice
In order to gain efficiency, the healthcare system needs to consider improving costs in physician's practice, as well as mapping workflow and utilizing the patient portal. According to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), of all the participating countries, the US spends the most on healthcare, over $8,000 each year

Setting Up a Patient Portal

setting up a patient portal This series explores ways to tackle the key issues affecting the efficiency of your physicians practice. In the first part, we looked at workflow mapping and how it can help eliminate waste and create value. At the end of the article, we shared some practical examples of

Mapping Workflow

Mapping workflow
As a physician, you want to give your patients the best care and user experience to make them feel at ease and, ultimately, healthy. But we all know it’s not as simple as that. A number of stumbling blocks prevent physicians from working at their optimum level of efficiency and this ultimately results in poor patient care. In this three part seri