Integrating EHR and medical devices in longterm care

July 29, 2020

Electronic medial records and Internet of Things (IoT) medical devices are still not being integrated in many longterm care facilities, According to an article on the McKnights website.

This integration could support better outcomes and lower the cost of care for patients.

IoT medical devices can create and upload medical records and upload those records to the health systems’ networks.

The current lack of integration may be due, in part, to a reluctance to invest in new technologies, as well as a lack of education.

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