BC Advantage - 2017 Issue 5
Patients Texting Doctors: The Pros and Cons
Modern business is all about convenience. For years, the healthcare industry had no choice but to fall behind with many of the more mobile and convenience-driven trends in technology due to information security issues and concerns about providing the best possible care for patients.In healthcare, technology was typically associated with new types of machines to test for potential illnesses or exploratory surgeries with robot-assisted technology. For years, communicative technology was neglected because, many assumed, how can you improve on direct, face-to-face communication and testing?Well, as it turns out, the world is changing-and so is healthcare.“Doctors...
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