Posts Tagged ‘wireless technology’

Infographic: Waking up with Healthcare’s Internet of Things in 2040

June 24th, 2016 by Melanie Matthews

By the year 2040, anything and everything that can be tagged with a wireless identifier will probably have one (or more). Tiny, wireless electronic devices that are attached to an object to connect it to the Internet of Things. Wireless identifier may be too restricting of a name…by that time, these devices could do a lot more than just identify an object, they could relay data on size, shape and location or receive instructions on what to do next. These devices might be powered by light, motion, radio waves, biopower or some other means. Bigger devices control the smaller ones, and they all talk together, according to a new infographic by FutureforAll.

The infographic examines what the Internet of Things for healthcare applications might be like in the year 2040.

Relieving the Costs and Consequences of Chronic Pain: A Best Practice Multimodal Approach The financial, physical and emotional toll of pain on the United States is excruciating, but Relieving the Costs and Consequences of Chronic Pain: A Best Practice Multimodal Approach offers an antidote for the 25 percent of Americans suffering daily from chronic or persistent pain and the healthcare organizations that treat them. Featuring contributions from two of pain management’s foremost experts, this special report offers multi-faceted strategies in pain assessment and management to improve quality of life for the chronic pain patient, reducing healthcare utilization in the process.

In this 35-page report, Marilee I. Donovan, Ph.D., R.N., regional pain management coordinator, Kaiser Permanente Northwest, and Cheryl Pacella, D.N.P., R.N., performance improvement advisor at MassPro, describe patient-centric pain management tactics that engage the patient as an active partner and employ creative and alternative therapies and interventions.

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Infographic: Going Mobile Has Huge Implications in Healthcare

August 16th, 2013 by Jackie Lyons

Thirty-one percent of all cell phone users utilize their device to look for health and medical information online, and 50 percent use their cell phone to send or receive e-mail, according to a new infographic from Bolt Insurance Agency.

The information in this infographic has implications for healthcare organizations looking to introduce and expand telehealth programs to manage patients. More reliance on mobile health is reflected in responses to a 2013 HIN Telehealth survey, in which healthcare organizations reported wireless technology, data monitoring and the World Wide Web among the top technologies used in telehealth programs.

Going Mobile: Mobile Email Infographic

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