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Why Doctors Aren’t Excited About Upcoming Healthcare Technology Trends?

Quick Summary – The title of today’s blog can be a little startling. But don’t worry we as a healthcare IT company always have solutions. Because that’s what we are experts at. So, let’s move forward and let me brief you on why doctors aren’t excited about the upcoming healthcare technology trends? And how we can make it med-savvy for them to develop a liking for it. Only catering to the healthcare-specific sector, we are hell-bent on solving it.

Technology has existed since the birth and evolution of humankind. From the invention of the first wheel to the first human flight.

Technology has always pushed through every dimension and conventional mindset and has brought significant change in our lifestyles.

Especially healthcare technologies. Among many medical transformations over the past century, healthcare technology trends have been in the spotlight increasing the two major factors acceptance and growth.

One can say, healthcare technology trends in 2021 are benchmarks achieved after experimentation. Otherwise, there would be no apparent advancement and just genealogy of equality would wait.

Consumers/ Patients are getting technology savvy but the doctors or your local clinician and physicians aren’t excited about these upcoming healthcare technology trends due to several reasons.

Thus, we at SyS Creations always try our best to provide such solutions for healthcare technology that can be savored by both classes. And that’s what we are going to do today.

Top engrossing healthcare technology trends – Innovations that created undeniable ramifications

The host of new and evolving machines and technology assisting in the medical field is healthcare technology. Trends in healthcare technology have been mobilizing outcomes, accessibility, affordability, and quality to help run the healthcare industry at a smooth pace.

So, let’s take a look at these healthcare technology trends and why doctors aren’t so amplified on using them. And, finally, we would solve the mystery. Don’t worry!

1. Telemedicine 

Let me start with a number $186.5 billion. That’s how much market growth is projected for the telehealth industry.

Using technology to diagnose a patient from a remote location using video conferencing, messenger apps with stills captured and shared with medical professionals.

In 2019, telehealth and its demand surged by almost 50%. In an emergency, telehealth can remotely monitor and treat a large number of patients.

Telehealth is very efficient in terms of saving both the physician’s and the patients’ time and stress. Doctors may electronically follow up with patients, reducing the stress of last-minute visits.

Telemedicine

Why is telemedicine not exciting for doctors?

Potential is of course a big word. But, when you think about small practitioners/doctors who serve a local community, where they interact with their patients on grocery runs, telemedicine as a trend in healthcare technology can be quite resourcefully exhausting for them.

One of the primary reasons is the cost-efficiency of their small-sized practice. Will this cost a clinician less? And what will be the charges for the patients?

At the same time, Will this increase access, allowing more patients to obtain high-quality care?

Does this contribute to improved care for certain individuals and diseases?

Truth be told, quality takes time. And time is money. Hence, feasibility comes into play.

How SyS Creations assists?

We are a healthcare-specific IT solutions company. Our well-established team of researchers create patient polls from consumer-focused groups to derive the whole demand and supply quotient of telemedicine.

Since our expertise and catering to only healthcare technology trends, we have developed a white-label telemedicine app. A ready platform for locally contributed physicians and doctors that suits their budget. The platform is common and it’s much cheaper than a custom-made app. Hence, cost-effective.

2. Artificial Intelligence

The trend in healthcare technology that is transforming the healthcare sector rapidly and globally is the use of AI and ML. The market is projected to grow up to $988.8 million by 2022.

There is little question that artificial intelligence (AI) will dominate future healthcare trends. It has increased diagnostic precision through automated workforce assistance, clinical operation optimization, quantitative imaging, and other means. AI is specially designed to mimic human cognitive processes.

Why doctors don’t see Artificial Intelligence as Absolute Intelligence?

The strong consensus of AI can never replace doctors. As human beings, the stance on AI fails to recognize the need for human touch. Empathy is important when a clinician discusses life-changing moments with their patients.

Another strong reason to not standby AI is the factor of responsibility. I.e, who will be held responsible if the AI makes a mistake in diagnosis. At the end of the day, AI technology is based on computing and it can be affected by a digital virus.

So, a doctor using AI for treatment will be held responsible for the system itself.

How SyS Creations assists?

We have 7 years of experience working with healthcare technology trends. Our team of developers is exclusively experienced in working with AI and ML technology which specially caters to the healthcare industry.

Our protocol for clean code development, regular follow-up, and our ongoing support team with surveillance makes sure your AI app or software runs smoothly.

3. Internet of Things (IoT)

Any hardware device that shares data with you and you can control it with an internet connection. The industry is set to grow $6.2 trillion by 2025.

Different gadgets and versatile apps have come to play a basic part in following and avoiding chronic illnesses for numerous patients and their specialists.

By combining IoT advancement with telemedicine and telehealth innovations, a modern Web of Therapeutic Things Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) has risen as a healthcare technology trend.

This approach incorporates the utilization of several wearables, counting ECG, EKG screens, and In Vitro Diagnostics(IVDs) devices.

Why IoMT doesn’t excite doctors?

The first and foremost reason for doctors to avoid the IoT is the potential security breach concern as the devices are connected through the internet. A recent study of Sixth Annual Benchmark Study on Privacy and Security of Healthcare Data by Ponemon Institute stated 89.6% of healthcare operations are subjected to data and security breaches now and then.

Providing consistent and effective communication when connectivity issues are still common. Especially when trying to collect data in large amounts from servers.

How SyS Creations assists?

With the help of our dedicated IoT-based research and development team, we have been solving these healthcare technology-related problems for the past 7 years.

We develop IoMT enabled apps and software without any compatibility bugs and our team of compliance specialists and business experts help you create an app/ software which is HIPAA compliant and the patient data is protected and unbreached.

4. Cloud Computing

As we know, data and maintaining health records are a big part of the healthcare system.
With digitization on the peak, cloud computing has become the next best thing for the healthcare industry to rely on for the management of Electronic Medical Records & Electronic Health Records (EMR/EHR).

It assists in maintaining patients’ medical history, lab results, demographics, and diagnosis in a digitized format. This provides remote accessibility and better collaboration for patients and healthcare providers.

Cloud computing

Why is cloud computing complex for clinicians?

It is true. It sounds easy on many levels, but when it comes to execution, the roadblocks of getting data on the cloud and handling data privacy are addressed. Clinicians and doctors still remain skeptical.

And, yes, their reasons are justified. As no doctor would like to have their patient’s data leaked due to a data breach as centralized storage is a high-security risk group.

The non-standardization of data laws across regions has made it difficult for doctors to keep up with the legalities while managing their practice.

On one hand, it may be easy for healthcare providers to and handle access data. The doctors may require training for using such complex data management systems. Well, honestly a doctor is more focused on curing and helping the patient rather than managing their files.

How SyS Creations assists?

Our expertise in handling tasks circling around healthcare IT has made us experts in Robot Process Automation(RPA).

We can easily and efficiently abide by all the HIPAA compliance, HL7, and FHIR regulations and integrate (Yes! we are healthcare integration experts as well) RPA with your cloud-based data management system for your interface and automate your digital tasks.

This assists doctors, clinicians, and physicians working whether locally or on a higher level to manage high volume and repetitive tasks without any headaches.

5. Virtual and Augmented Reality

The healthcare market in virtual reality is expected to reach $5.1 billion by 2025. The technology uses real-life simulations to create a conducive environment in a stationary position.

With a lot of potential to help the healthcare industry, VR and AR have advanced significantly. It has helped people with pain management, autism assistance, and depression.

Virtual and Augmented Reality

Why is VR not on par with doctors?

The major concern that doctors and clinicians have shown regarding the use of VR as an emerging healthcare technology trend is its effects on the brain.

Though there is a lack of scientific evidence, the symptoms such as dizziness, collapse, enhanced depression due to lack of human interaction, increased motion sickness is evident enough to prove their point.

The content and kids; Without a doubt, the younger age group is the highest at-risk group. Just to give you an example, in a 2009 research, young elementary school pupils saw their virtual twin swim with orcas. When these children were questioned a week later, they stated that they thought their virtual experience was genuine.

VR

How SyS Creations assists?

No need to worry with our team of dedicated healthcare IT experts. We can provide you with an in-built AI monitoring system. That will at all times monitor the type of content, and time you spend on your VR.

At the same time, with our integration expertise, you can record your pre and post VR experience on the app/interface that you use and send it to your doctor for a better assessment.

In the end, all we would like to say is healthcare technology trends around the world are still developing and perfection is yet to be achieved.

Until then monitoring the whole system of technology lies on the collective service of healthcare providers, doctors, nurses, and other associated professionals with the healthcare industry.

And, if you have any questions regarding the technology trends in healthcare, you know how to get in touch with us – a healthcare IT company.