If you are frustrated, confused, or simply eager to find the best way to work through the complexities of our health-care system, e-Patients Live Longer has solutions for you. Author Nancy Finn has written this comprehensive how-to guide about using e-tools effectively to facilitate the best medical care possible. Filled with tips, suggestions, and guidelines, it explains how to * communicate and collaborate more effectively with your healthcare providers; * put together a personal health record; * use e-mail and patient portals; * maximize the effectiveness of your smartphone with beneficial health-care apps; * oversee your safety when you are hospitalized; * find the right information on the web; * wade through the maze of health insurance options. Each chapter includes anecdotes that are easy to relate to, as well as a summary of important key points. A glossary of commonly used words rounds out this easy-to-use reference guide. e-Patients Live Longer has all of the answers to enable you get the best health-care deal for you and your family. Get the best health-care you can today!The newer smartphones, such as the iPhone, Android, Blackberry, and Palm, run on specific operating systems that enable downloading of applications similar to those available on your desktop, laptop, or smartpad. ... (7) Most people cannot part with their smartphone even for brief periods of time. ... copies of medical photos, X-rays, MRI and CT scans, images of tumors, photos of chronic leg ulcerations, and various skin conditions directly from your phone over the wireless network.
|Title||:||e-Patients Live Longer|
|Author||:||Nancy B. Finn|
|Publisher||:||iUniverse - 2011|