Healthcare in America, KaylaMatthews, June 16, 2018

People frequently analyze how cloud computing has changed the medical industry, but they don’t always specifically pinpoint the positive differences caused by this technology.

From better record keeping to improvements in patient care, the cloud is responsible for notable advantages.

1. Promoting Better Medication Adherence Practices

Patients who receive prescriptions for life-saving medications often encounter challenges maintaining the regimens ordered by their doctors. For example, they might forget to take their pills or not request refills in time, resulting in potentially dangerous lapses.

Statistics indicate that preventable readmissions to hospitals caused by failing to take medication as prescribed cost the health sector $290 billion every year. However, companies operating in the cloud have services that remind patients to take their medicines


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