Putting Another "e" in "Health"


ICT is transforming healthcare worldwide. Our North America correspondent takes a look at a range of ehealth applications that are attracting attention across the continent.
Paul Turek doesn’t bother with the phone much anymore. The doctor, who runs a male fertility clinic, uses a web service called Healthloop to monitor his young patients after surgery, ensuring that they are recovering properly and using the right dose of medication.
...“As we collect this data, it can be used to develop a treatment plan,” explains Yeona Jang, professor of practice at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management. “The data is then available to do competitive evidence-based treatment, and to compare the results of different kinds of medication.”

Read full article: Real Times, April 3, 2013