You see, bro, the Internet did not exist back in the day. As such, your grandfather used these to study about health informatics in the past.
The 1960s brought significant advances in the use of computers for a wide variety of medical tasks. The discipline went by many different names like medical computing, computer medicine, medical information science; but nevertheless, they all meant essentially the same thing, and often the terms were used interchangeably.
Really? How about now that you are also a student of Physical Therapy?
For Physical Therapy, it has helped us connect with our patients. We call this 'teletherapy' where we are able to give care to our patient even from afar with the use of modern technology
By the 2000s, many healthcare leaders recognized the potential for technology in medical care, diagnosis, record-keeping, information-sharing, and care coordination.
Meanwhile in the classroom...
Hello class, today we will be learning about different electronic health records. Can anyone give examples?
ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORD
I can miss! It's PointClickCare and FirstHomeCare.
Today, medical practices use a combination of health informatics systems, including patient scheduling, practice management software, These systems streamline workflows for medical clinics and hospitals, and also provide added convenience for patients receiving care.
Some time in the future....
Good morning sir, I'm Jon Dave and I will be your PT for today. I'll be using the application PointClickCare to store important information such as your progress and such. Don't worry sir, this will be confidential and will only be for record purposes!