appendix c health care communication technologies

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Health Communication Technologies Appendix C Electronic Medical Records, or EMRs , are electronic-based medical records. EMRs are replacing paper medical records. EMRs are accurate and a positive way for health care personnel to communicate with each other without having to worry about others hand writing. EMR’s follow patients and allows doctors to make better diagnoses. Telemedicine makes it possible for caregivers to treat patients who are at home or at an alternate facility. This type of care is especially convenient in areas that are not very populated in the U.S. and in other countries. Telemedicine allows people to keep their caregivers even after they move. Videophone is a machine that has blood pressure cuffs, monitor, scale, and a pulse oximeter machine for wellness checks. These are initiated by telephone and when both parties are on the phone the camera comes on. There is also an internet-based machine that can conduct a patient visit; with this machine there is no other person involved but this
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