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Unless a person has Münchausen syndrome they will probably feel like the majority of the population who dread going to the doctor. Right or wrong, they may believe that a doctor or hospital visit means some form of pain or potentially bad news combined with long waits and more often than not, a rather unpleasant experience. These beliefs are directly related to perceptions of the patient care journey based on their previous experience. The good news is that can all change thanks to advances in Digital Medicine.
Let’s face it, usually no one wants to be the first to try something new when it comes to healthcare. Certainly, there are a tremendous number of controls in place to protect us from untested medicines and medical procedures but now that technology is stepping to the forefront a few new questions come to light. Why should I look at these new Digital Medicine solutions and when is the right time to begin the adoption and implementation of a solution for my practice?
It shouldn’t be surprising that when you are well and in proximity to sick people, the likelihood of you getting sick increases significantly. In fact, “the Journal of Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology says well-child doctor appointments - like annual exams - result in more cases of flu-like symptoms within the next two weeks.” So why do we still go into clinics, hospitals and doctor’s offices when there are new ways to address walking diagnosis and ambulatory care?