As clinical experts say, drugs don’t work in patients who don’t take them. It is important to make individualised treatment recommendation to patients and educate them on the benefits of adherence to medical treatment. Suboptimal adherence had a negative impact on the medical state of the patient and increases side effects.
With the recent advancement in technology, we can see a steep increase in number of mobile users across the globe. Because of low cost mobile technology, smartphones have become easy to use with wide availability. It is estimated that by the end of 2016, there would be 204 million smartphone users. With this estimated number of smartphones users, it is easy to create faster transfer of information using mobile application.
A Hospital mobile application can boost brand exposures and patient loyalty while slashing communication costs.
Patient engagement negligence is one of the most common complaints about EMR software.
Patients usually complain that the doctor is diverting his attention from them to use EMR software and hence they feel unattended. Many physicians also feel the same that they spend more time looking at the computer instead of patients.
But there are methods to keep a balance between paying direct attention to the patient and also using EMR at the same time.