We will examine the possible design opportunities and dangers of healthcare clouds, and close by sharing some of the driving forces that informed these opportunities

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Up in the Cloud

The storage, consumption, and sharing of data is an important part of the healthcare industry that should continue to be optimized to ensure a secure and knowledgeable experience for patients, physicians, and other healthcare administrators and providers. From conventional storage to effective digital platforms, the healthcare industry is beginning to…

Healthcare is very physical in nature — doctors need to examine patients, patients go to labs for test results, and the human body is always involved. Perhaps the healthcare system we know today can be transformed into truly virtual care.

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A Whole New World

AR/VR technology is used for patient engagement, psychological relief and treatment to improve physical conditions, body mapping, and data visualization. AR/VR technology combined with RPM creates completely virtual care, where the physician can examine the patient remotely while still capable of viewing the patient’s movement and progress.

For example, AR/VR…

Medicine is now shifting focus on delivering continuous and preventative care that lessen the likelihood of those problems to pop up in the first place.

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In the Comfort of Your Home

Remote patient monitoring (RPM) is a healthcare delivery method that utilizes technology to monitor patient health outside of a traditional clinical setting. Until recently, doctors could not collect data unless the patient went in for a physical visit. RPM enables physicians to analyze patients’ biometric data, such as heart rate…

It’s a surprisingly sticky problem to get patients to follow everything their doctor tells them. Of course it would benefit their health, but life often gets in the way for some patients.

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Empowering Patients

Patient engagement focuses on encouraging patients by combining their knowledge, skills, abilities, with well-designed platforms and educational content to better manage their own care and promote certain behaviors. Patients take more responsibility for their own health with support and guidance of clinicians to optimize preventative and continuous care.

This has…

It’s impossible to be completely immune from illnesses, but it’s possible to be able to manage them to prevent illness from becoming a hindrance in a person’s life. People diagnosed with chronic illnesses, such as diabetes, arthritis, heart disease, and epilepsy, spend enormous amounts of time and health costs in order to be alleviated from the effects their conditions have on their bodies and lives.

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Reforming Self-Management

Chronic disease management (CDM) supports patients with medical care, knowledge, skills, and resources needed to better manage their illness on a daily basis. An effective CDM focuses on providing patients a normal life expectancy with remote patient monitoring and appropriate intervention. Patients can better manage their chronic illnesses when given…

The current healthcare system has been stuck in a reactive approach to medicine where patients are only being treated once a medical issue arises. This approach is not ideal, as it is a painful experience — both physically and mentally — for patients while causing increased health costs for insurers and patients.

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Be More Than a Number

Personalized care is the process of taking each patient’s unique conditions, including their medical history, risk factors, and preferences of care, into consideration to prepare and deliver a more personalized treatment plan and overall experience. With a personalized approach in healthcare, patients are enabled to become more engaged with their…

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