The missing link in Telemedicine

Arintra for telemedicine In the 19th century, radio’s were the sole mode of communication. Its prominence in almost every domain ranging from entertainment to national security is believed to be the main reason for further innovations over the radio. A sensational article featuring the illustration of a doctor tending to a child over video call … Continue reading The missing link in Telemedicine

A case report demonstrating the importance of history-taking

A 75-year-old woman was admitted to the hospital for investigation of her iron-deficiency anaemia. Her past medical history included type II diabetes mellitus (for which she had been taking insulin), hypertension, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. During her stay at the hospital, she acquired pneumonia accompanied by new intermittent atrial fibrillation and speech difficulties. The … Continue reading A case report demonstrating the importance of history-taking

Arintra’s patient data collection format

Arintra follows a structured format to organize data whereby even the most basic information is addressed and given importance. With this, typical errors that may be encountered in a handwritten clinical history are resolved. Every time an entry is made, it automatically saves the date and time of visit. This allows for future reference of … Continue reading Arintra’s patient data collection format

Arintra: The ideal guard against missing clinical data

A comprehensive medical record demonstrates: complete care, fills the gaps in data, and provides evidence against allegations. Such a record requires a systematically arranged set of open-ended questions accompanied by active listening. Each patient has a distinct version of a loosely organized aggregate of information related to their particular illness. When this information is put … Continue reading Arintra: The ideal guard against missing clinical data

Comprehensive Clinical History: The Ultimate Diagnostic Tool

"Clearly, the most powerful diagnostic tool is the medical history, the dialogue with the patient." Stewart Wolf Within any organized healthcare setting oriented towards the best patient care, 'clinical history collection' plays a tremendous role. Both the patient and the clinician are mutually benefited from this activity. To the patient, this establishes a connection with the … Continue reading Comprehensive Clinical History: The Ultimate Diagnostic Tool

The Significance of Pre-Consultation in Telemedicine

Telemedicine is the timely access to remote healthcare services using IT services which benefits both medical professionals and the patients. This cost effective medium of consultation not only reduces the challenges of geographical distance for both rural and urban dwellers but also minimizes the burden and congestion of hospitals and health chambers. Particularly in the … Continue reading The Significance of Pre-Consultation in Telemedicine

Fundamentals of Telemedicine

With the inception of digitization, as the world leverages the availability, capacity and ever-changing capabilities of digital mediums and the internet, healthcare too, has not lagged behind. Telemedicine is a revolutionary concept that extends a remote platform for end-to end medical consultation with a systematic teleconsultation flow. In simpler terms, the goal is to make … Continue reading Fundamentals of Telemedicine