Mobile Learning

Healthcare workers get help from mobile apps

By August 30, 2012 No Comments

Doctors, nurses and other clinicians need to be able to reference a vast amount of information on a regular basis in order to properly treat patients. With all those facts they need to remember, it's not impossible that their knowledge would begin to wear down over time. Rather than going back to college, healthcare workers can get all the help they need from mobile app development.

Clinical setting assistance

Healthcare Network wrote that applications for smartphones and tablets let doctors look up information on organ systems, diseases, symptoms and treatments without ever leaving the patient's side. They can also use these tools to contact their clients after they leave the office, email them important updates and reminders, even talk to them remotely without having to make a visit or take the time to travel. The source also pointed out that these tools let clinicians communicate with one another the same way.

Help in the field

Other practitioners need these tools for on-the-go use, as South Bend Tribune pointed out. Emergency medical technicians and other first responders have to react immediately to a situation, so there's no time to call for help or ask how to do something correctly. Injured people sometimes have other medical issues at hand or require medications to travel with them, and these mobile app developments can assist EMTs with referencing these subjects quickly and easily. They also need to be in transit much of the day, so there's no better time to study than while waiting for a call.

"If we're looking at 20 medicines in someone's medicine cabinet, they might only be taking one or two," EMT Andrew Myer told the Tribune. "An emergency is a stressful, emotional time and people often aren't thinking properly, so I absolutely think [mobile apps] will be helpful."

CSE Software Inc. can help organizations of all kinds reach this level of efficiency and connectivity regardless of the profession of those using these custom training applications. Being able to react immediately is a useful ability in any setting, be it a corporate office, a busy highway or any other job site in between.

Contact Stacey Burris at sburris@csesoftware.com or 1.309.670.7595 and ask for a mobile app development demo today!