The world in these times is over saturating the maximum capacity of doctors – especially when compared to the growth of the population. Europe is already a serious example. Without looking at the Latin American environment.
During outpatient/clinical discharge process patient’s to home, or subacute nursing homes, caregivers or relatives get a complex printed instructions (drug regimens are only followed at 40% at best, and are root-case of 70% of non-reconciled drugs regimens detected in re-hospitalized preventable visits.
The projections of recent years in electronic commerce in health show a high rate of growth associated with the growth and security of Internet transactions. It is estimated a current traffic that doubles every hundred days and that in the United States alone supports eighty-three million users; partly thanks to the annual growth rate of 500 percent of electronic commerce transactions.
La diferencia entre un acceso remoto al RIS-PACS y un portal unificado de la información del paciente Personal Controlled Health Record (PCHR):
La integración en algunos casos de un portal web de cada hospital o Clínica para que los pacientes ingresen a ver sus imágenes (Patient Portal) es una extensión sencilla pero poco práctica en realidad para los pacientes.
Despite a successful transition from film-based to digital imaging in radiology, both radiology reports and its images have not had any major improvement in more than two decades, but CDs.
Currently, radiology images still are been delivered to patients in old-fashion CD-ROMs, converting them in a major headache for patients and doctors when opening, which it is also against current trends of designing PCs and laptops that does not come anymore with CD-DVD readers. (starting by Macs)