Sep 21, 2021 | 5 min read

How IoT can be part of EMR and Clinic Management software

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In this article, we are going to discuss how the IoT can become a part of EMR software and clinic management software. In the modern stage, the IoT has become a part of almost every industry and the same goes for the medical industry too. 

The IoT connects multiple devices to generate multiple opportunities for the healthcare industry. The most important part about ERM software is, it brings benefits for both doctors as well as patients. 

It is software or a system designed to collect and exchange data in different ways with the users or with other devices. The data can be easily shared through the internet and help the doctors to stay aware of their patients and access data immediately in time of emergency. The real-time data access can help the medical teams to understand the patient’s medical condition immediately. The software can also include the feature that can help the doctors to monitor and notify the doctors if any emergency arises. 

The modern technology and growth in digital devices help the medical and healthcare departments by including a loT of crucial devices such as drug tracking, wearable devices, medical supply chain, remote monitoring and many other digital preferences. The EMR software and clinic management software increase the accuracy of diagnosis by the doctors and nurses with constant monitoring of the health changes of any patient. The system can also connect the healthcare applications that are connected to the nurses and doctors. Overall, the use of EMR software makes the working process more accurate and efficient for the healthcare workers who need to manage a lot of patients at the same time. 

The IoT can be an active part of medical software such as EMR software and Clinic management software can become a lot more useful and bring inclusion and benefits to your business. Let us move forward without waiting much and understand how the IoT can be included in the software to get benefits. 


Automated health tracking and monitoring 

Smart devices with digital updates can easily track the health conditions of the patients whose data have been stored in the database. These intelligent applications such as EMR software can send emergency signals to the doctors or nurses if the patient faces emergency conditions such as heart failure, asthma attack, unconsciousness and other issues. 

For instance, hand wearables include fall detection sensors that can detect if the user falls and immediately shows alerts to the doctor. The emergency notification is sent immediately to the doctor as well as emergency contacts. 


Prevent the deaths 

It is seen that a lot of people die due to chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease and others. The analytic capabilities can help to give all the patients more personalized treatments and care. The smart devices connected with the clinic management software are connected and easily wearable that can help to monitor the health conditions of the patients who are not much aware of keeping care of their health. Keeping all the data updated in real-time helps the doctors to understand every condition and give better treatment to the patients and can also avoid the disease by avoiding it from the first symptoms. 


Organize medicines and drug 

One of the major benefits of using the clinic management software and EMR software is organized drug management. The software also allows one to control the intake of drugs, manage the drug and maintain a proper stock of it. The doctors can control the drugs and also manage the stock of them efficiently. The IoT can help to send reminders to patients regarding their timings to take drugs. Also, there are some features to remind the family members if the patient has not taken the medicine on time. 


Improve patient experience

The IoT in the EMR software helps to improve the healthcare activities and make the patients more comfortable and get in touch with the doctors. The ease in activities improve the experience of patients and make them more loyal towards the doctors. The digital data helps the hospital to reduce the waiting time by 50% especially in emergencies. The hospitals might have fewer beds physically but can treat many more patients virtually with the help of clinic management software. 


Automated healthcare activities 

The IoT devices can help to automate every process that was once carried out manually. The EMR software can analyze every amount of information and generate different metrics depending on the health condition of the patients. The automated process can help to collect the data and comparatively reduce the errors in the data. 



These were a few of the points that prove the importance of IoT with the EMR and clinic management software in the medical industry. 




Author Bio:

Akshay Bhimani is a Software Analyst at Techimply, India. With experience in the technology-driven field, he has mastered his knowledge on How(s) and What(s) to be done for a business and technology. Also, he’s keen to share his knowledge on a few technology-related topics such as cloud technologies, IoT-AI, and data security with readers that can assist any kind of business.

21 September 2021


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