The future of healthcare: 2024 AI impact analysis

Future Of Healthcare

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has emerged as a transformative force in the healthcare industry, offering unprecedented opportunities to improve patient care, streamline processes and drive innovation. As we stand in 2024, the impact of AI is already evident, with numerous applications in medical imaging, diagnostics, personalised medicine and virtual health assistance. However, the true potential of […]

CAREFUL in aged care

Henry Video Coordinating Care With Careful

Meet Dr Henry Konopnicki, a GP in Melbourne, Australia. Here, he tells us all about his experience with CAREFUL – particularly in an aged care facility. With a totally digitalised practice, CAREFUL slots right into his way of work and gives him, his colleagues and his patients exactly the kind of support they all need.

How CAREFUL works with AI and machine learning to improve patient outcomes

Ai And Machine Learning

How CAREFUL coordination works with machine learning and AI to help practitioners anywhere communicate securely and easily and improve patient outcomes. AI is now ubiquitous; going by the challenges healthcare practitioners face every day in and across care settings the world over, care coordination is not. AI* (i.e. pitting ChatGPT against Gemini) says care coordination […]

Good medical practice and care coordination

Good Medical Practice 3

The new GMC guidance requires doctors to assure continuity of care, but where are the systems to do this? At the end of January, the UK General Medical Council (GMC), the august body charged with regulating doctors for the last 150 years, published a new version of Good Medical Practice. This is a set of […]

The deteriorating patient: a ‘chain of survival’ approach to improving outcomes

Deteriorating Patient

Thinking about the whole patient journey may help outcomes in acute deterioration Long ago, I was a newly minted junior doctor working on the surgical ward of a big, tertiary-care hospital. (If that term ‘tertiary care’ is unfamiliar to you, substitute the word ‘scary’). Tertiary care is where the sickest and most complex patients go […]

Enhancing interprofessional coordination in healthcare with CAREFUL

Closeup Portrait Of Medical Doctors Are Cross Shaking Hand While Standing In Hospital

As a healthcare professional, you understand the importance of providing top-tier care to your patients.  In the dynamic field of healthcare, this necessitates staying abreast of the latest advancements and working collaboratively across various disciplines. Interprofessional collaboration (IPC) – the cooperative effort of different healthcare professionals – plays a crucial role in elevating patient-care quality. […]

In a desperate attempt at Christmas-linked marketing: a view on CAREFUL

Christmas

As the year winds down, and the scent of gingerbread fills the air (or maybe that’s just the hospital canteen), let’s dive into the yuletide spirit by attempting to connect CAREFUL, our clinical care coordination app, to the holiday season. Brace yourselves for a tenuous link that even Santa would raise an eyebrow at. Streamlined […]

Enhancing healthcare efficiency and patient safety with CAREFUL and AI

Efficiency

The healthcare industry faces numerous challenges, including increasing patient demands, budget constraints and the need for improved communication and collaboration among healthcare professionals. CAREFUL, a digital health platform and clinical collaboration app, has been designed to address these challenges by improving hospital efficiency, clinician communication and patient safety. In this article, we will explore how […]

The role of effective communication in healthcare

Effective Communication

Navigating the healthcare system can be a daunting experience, especially when you’re dealing with a medical concern. Amidst the flurry of consultations, tests, and treatments, one thing remains constant: the need for effective communication between you and your healthcare provider. In this article, we’ll delve into the various forms of communication that occur within patient-doctor […]

The impact of communication on patient safety

Comms And Patient Safety

Imagine walking into a hospital or clinic, entrusting your health and well-being to the healthcare professionals working there. You’d expect clear communication between these professionals to ensure they’re providing you with safe, effective care. Effective communication is crucial in maintaining patient safety and delivering quality healthcare services. However, barriers to seamless communication can sometimes lead […]