People need a diagnostic, feel safe and informed, be able to access and share their data, even having access to a Wifi hotspot is critically important so they can connect with their loved ones in the emergency room.
Hospital Groups are realizing this and becoming product-first companies, as a way to connect better their patients and families. In addition, technology helps them reduce costs and delivering the best care to more people, faster.
The biggest hospital groups in USA and Europe are already heavily investing on digital experiences for their patients and as a way to differentiate themselves.
Germany has been moving forward the Medical Informatics Initiative (Medizininformatik-Initiative), to ensure that, in future, each doctor, patient and researcher has access to the information they require. In fact, the European Commission is working towards establishing a electronic health record exchange format that is accessible to all EU citizens.
In the US, the Meaningful Use Stage 3, includes an objective in which eligible physicians must provide access to EHRs to more than 80% of patients, with the option to view and download the records.
PHI (Personal Health Information) is the most sensible data, much more than finantial one. At Sethealth we are well aware of that, and we provide offline solutions where no data or metadata ever reaches our servers.
With that, we are already helping hospitals, to integrate the state of the art of medical data visualization into their own apps and websites, and doing so without compromising their current infrastructure and strong privacy requirements.