The secret of caregiving is doctor-controlled Homecare and Telemedicine in COVID times.

Being discharged from the hospital and returning home after testing negative for #COVID-19 is undoubtedly a relief. However, a good homecare regime and constant vital checkup can enhance the process of recovery faster and better.

COVID patients who are experiencing health issues like fatigue, difficulty in swallowing or have taken up long-term damage to the heart & lungs must receive full-time homecare care with regular vital check-ups.

COVID rehabilitation has proved to have a positive impact on patient’s health post-COVID recovery by up to 40 % while allowing the patients to seek continued care at the comfort of their home.

Even with a negative RTPCR test, recovered COVID patients may still be experiencing difficulties with everyday household chores or might have a chance of post-intensive care syndrome after spending time in hospitals. To avoid the risk of readmission, it is important to continuously monitor their vitals and an all-inclusive care assessment tool must be provided to the patient for well being & help them in gradually getting back to their pre-COVID strength.

Care Analysis: Treating the impact on the lungs and heart

Coronavirus can make it more difficult for a patient’s lungs to get enough oxygen into the blood and if left untreated or ignored, it can become a life-long health issue to deal with. Also, during the period of illness, doctors have reported an increase in the risk of cardiovascular problems in patients.

With homecare regimes, medicos should be able to digitally suggest an exercise routine and medications to help patients recover faster. Wherein everyday exercise timings can be easily recorded by their patients along with medicine doses. The homecare should assist to change the medications while being updated regularly about any unusual symptoms for immediate and effective medical help. Doctors should be available to the patient at a predefined consultation time.

Care Analysis: Difficulty in providing care for chronic patients

COVID19 lockdowns have been bringing everything to halt, adversely affecting all the patients in general, especially the ones suffering from chronic diseases. Since medicos are overloaded with COVID patients, it is difficult to monitor and track all such patients individually. Hence, an integrated monitoring system along with vital assessment & Teleconsultations must be available to patients while being controlled by the doctors on a pre-appointment basis.

Care Analysis: Managing patient’s mental health remotely

Post-COVID stress has also caused anxiety, depression and symptoms related to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in patients and it can be difficult to cope with, if not treated with care and routine check-up. Teleconsultations can be a very useful method to address such issues while providing the best possible patient-centric treatment in a doctor controlled environment. Telehealth even facilitates mental health specialists to consult patients remotely that might not otherwise be available including those patients who reside in the hinterlands of rural Bharat.

In conclusion HarborSays, homecare & telemedicine are such powerful tools and they must now assist medical practitioners while enhancing the caregiving experience without increasing the overall infrastructure cost for doctors.

Top 5 reasons why reception desks need to be digital in a care facility

A digital front door implemented in a healthcare facility keeps the functions of reception desk fully operational without any manual intervention.

HarborSays, modernization of the older reception desk is must for future

Understanding the first sign of civilization

Often people debate about what will be a first significant sign of a civilization. Some thinkers believe Agriculture was an important steps while others believe invention of wheel started the process of settling down. Today, we bring you a different approach to settle this long standing debate.

The first sign of a successful civilization that put Humans a notch above the other animals is the practice of Medicine, our ability to fix tissues, bones and take overall care of our kind.

The way the entire animal kingdom works is simple – If you can run to hunt or run to avoid being eaten – you will survive. Going by that principle, if primitive human would break their leg, they would not be able to hunt. They would slow the pace of their tribe, eventually leading to their destruction.

However, if a fellow tribe member could do surgery to fix their broken leg, feed them food when they are recovering, give them #medication for pain relief and faster recovery, the entire tribe would benefit.

The people in the entire civilization would prosper more because they would not lose members just because of broken bones and other “fixable” issues. That’s the impact of medicine, it gave us our ability to live life against the brutal forces of Nature.

Our Medicos not only keep our loved ones safe, but they also contribute in the most efficient way to keep our kind, our civilization going. And for that, we are indebted to our Doctors.

HarborSays, we should be thankful to our doctors for keeping our humankind going.

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