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Vocabulary of terms and definitions used in the field of e-Health and Telemedicine

January 16, 2020 - Leila Zayed

In this article the key components of e-Health and Telemedicine are defined.

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What is Electronic Medical record (EMR)?

January 08, 2020 - Leila Zayed

An EMR is an electronic (digital) collection of medical information about a person that is stored on a computer. An electronic medical record includes information about a patient's health history, such as diagnoses, medicines, tests, allergies, immunizations, and treatment plans. Electronic medical records can be seen by all healthcare providers who are taking care of a patient and can be used by them to help make recommendations about the patient's care. Also called EHR and electronic health record.

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Non-Communicable Diseases, Digital Health and Telemedicine

December 18, 2019 - Anna E. Schmaus-Klughammer

1 Definition of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs)

Non-communicable diseasesalso known as chronic diseases are not transmissible directly from one person to another. Cardiovascular diseases account for most NCD deaths annually, followed by cancers, respiratory diseases, and diabetes. NCDs kill 41 million people each year, equivalent to 71% of all deaths globally.

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Doctor on approach – How Telemedicine supports medical doctors

December 02, 2019 - Anna E. Schmaus-Klughammer

On water, on land and in the air - the ambulance service of the ADAC brings injured and sick patients from all over the world home. For the most urgent cases, aircraft equipped with intensive medical care take off from Nuremberg. Always on board: flight doctors from a pool of 80 experienced specialists.

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Telepathology

November 12, 2019 - Anna E. Schmaus-Klughammer

This article will be speaking about telepathology, it will highlight the definition, the history, benefits and a real life example of telepathology.

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Telemedicine for pregnant women

October 20, 2019 - Anna E. Schmaus-Klughammer

Bavaria's Minister of Health Melanie Huml: Pregnant women need optimal care - Bavaria's Minister of Health Melanie Huml supports Bavarian telemedicine project Pregnancy (BaTeleS)

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Oncologists call for networking

October 16, 2019 - Anna E. Schmaus-Klughammer

Networks of practicing physicians, GPs, internists and highly specialised oncological centres are to help overcome the challenges of oncological care. The web-based software Case.io supports networking.

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Healthcare interoperability

October 11, 2019 - Leila Zayed

In the healthcare industry, interoperability is the ability of different information systems and software applications to communicate and exchange data and use the information exchanged. The use of standards and data exchange models enables this information to be shared between healthcare providers, professionals, patients, hospitals, pharmacies, laboratories, etc. regardless of the application being used.

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Medical Technology trends and insights

October 02, 2019 - Leila Zayed

Medical technology, its types, advantages and a physical healthcare solution example

What is technology?

Technology is a lot more general than people think. Sure, a computer is an example of technology, we all know that. But did you know that even simple things like wheels, locks, and faucets are technology too? Technology is just the application of knowledge for a practical purpose, whether in the home, in industry, or elsewhere.

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Derma-EMR Platforms For Skin Cancer Early Detection: A New Era

September 27, 2019 - Leila Zayed

Electronic Medical Record (EMR)

An EMR is a digital version of all the information that could be typically found in a provider’s paper chart: medical history, diagnoses, medications, immunization dates, allergies, lab results and doctor’s notes. EMRs are online medical records of the standard clinical and medical information from one provider’s office, mostly used by providers for diagnosis and treatment. Comprehensive and accurate documentation of a patient’s medical history, tests, diagnosis and treatment in EMRs ensures appropriate care throughout the provider’s clinic.
(source: Quatris Healthco)

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