From improving patient communications to modernising medical research, we look at how mobile can be used in healthcare services.
Púca has won the 'Mobile Project of the Year' award at the Tech Excellence Awards which were presented last night in the Ballsbridge Hotel, Dublin.
The pace at which the Healthcare sector is taking advantage of developments in smartphone technology has accelerated with Apple’s unveiling of ResearchKit on 9th March 2015 at their Spring Forward event. Apple ResearchKit represents a big leap forward – in particular for medical research on chronic illnesses and conditions such as Diabetes, Asthma, Heart Disease, and Cancer.
Integrating SMS into healthcare can benefit DNA’s (Did Not Attend). According to the HSE, there were more than 62,000 DNA’s in Cork and Kerry with an estimated total cost at €44.5 million per year.