Point-of-Care Education: 6 Apps in Action

Physicians today often find themselves with complex information to convey to patients during increasingly shorter office visits. Adding to that problem, studies have shown that patient retention of verbal information given at the point of care is quite low. This means patients may fail to follow through on a treatment plan, or physicians may wind up repeating the same information to the same patients visit after visit.

But there’s an app for that—several, in fact. Melissa McCormack of medical software website Software Advice recently sat down with MacArthur OB/GYN’s Dr. Jeff Livingston to discuss his experience with mobile apps at the point of care. Read more »