In the ongoing crisis in Syria, Doctors Without Borders and philanthropic doctors are visiting the war torn country to perform surgeries on horrific wounds from shrapnel and gunfire. After those doctors are forced to leave the country, those who are left behind often send images and videos to the expert doctors for advice. The ability to collaborate and reach out to masters of the craft for help has saved countless lives. As amazing as this is, in this country, we would not be able to have our esteemed doctors collaborate on surgeries through media, even though we our surrounded by an abundance of multimedia.
CaptureProof is trying to change the way the healthcare industry implements media, while using an invite-only community that is HIPAA compliant allowing providers and physicians to share vial information. Through an iPhone App and mobile web portal that will allow physicians to send images of wounds, injured limbs and symptoms of other various maladies . The company’s goal is audacious and necessary: to replace the standard of written medical records with those that have visual reports.
CaptureProof and its determined CEO Meghan Conroy are making inroads with new Medicare regulations. New Medicare rules say that a physician or medial team must prove that a patient still needs coverage and CaptureProof’s ability to capture imagery and document a patient’s status are becoming invaluable. HIPAA rules make it clear the patient owns such images and information and the same rules will allow providers to anonymize and collect that data.
This level of mobile technology will soon allow patients on bed rest and healing at home to get a post-op consultation with their doctor that is meaningful and relevant all through CaptureProof’s ability to send medical imagery.
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