Mobile point-of-care has dramatically changed clinicians’ workflows. An additional benefit may be the impact on patients. Mobile technology has empowered patients and brought a renewed sense of involvement in their own care.
How clinicians and patients interact using mobile technology is in its infancy, according to one prominent physician. Andrew Watson, a chief medical information officer and the medical director for the Center of Connected Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, says a cultural shift is underway and that by using mobile technology patients can have access to care wherever they may be. Watch his video interview above to learn more.
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