Discussion paper explores how technology is enabling a holistic, patient-centric healthcare experience
The healthcare industry is at a critical juncture when it comes to clinical functionality, critical workflows, and healthcare at home. Looking to New Zealand’s healthcare system, Philips has delved into how a holistic patient perspective is vital to driving better outcomes and efficiencies, with its latest discussion paper.
In order to improve outcomes for both patients and healthcare providers, integrated clinical decision-making is key. The sheer volume of healthcare data collected everyday by hospitals and healthcare providers can only be maximised when it is easily and safely shared with the relevant treatment providers. Success for clinicians and patients is achieved when patient data is presented in a tailored, readily available, meaningful and actionable way.
Looking to technology, we are seeing clinicians increasingly needing to rely on the seamless workflow of trusted information to deliver optimal patient outcomes and manage their ever-increasing workload. There is immense and unrealised potential in-patient health data to enable more personalised care and deliver better patient outcomes by leveraging the country’s unique National Health Index.
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