Using iPads to Improve Outcomes, Lower Costs

Screen Shot 2012-11-27 at 11.21.46 AMMarch 6, 2014 — Use of mobile devices in healthcare is on the rise, with innovative approaches being tested in hospitals around the world to engage patients to be more effective partners in the care process. This blog post from the Harvard Business Reviews hows how Mayo Clinic’s myCare program uses iPads to support the optimal care model for routine cardiac surgery.

Preliminary data suggests that patient education and participation in this program can help reduce the length of stay, decrease costs, and improve patient independence upon discharge.