Mercy Jets has announced it is finalizing testing of iPad integration on its air ambulance flights. The innovative technology automates the monitoring of the patient’s vital signs and assists in recording patient interactions, ensuring Complete Continuity of Care during the medical transport.
Using electronic medical record (EMR) technology, the iPad application allows the Mercy Jets medical team to access important patient care information, easily identifying which procedures have been accomplished and what medications have been administered. This will increase the amount of time that the medical team can spend focusing directly on patient care while simultaneously reducing the possibility of misinterpretation by the receiving facility. Data can then be forwarded to the facility receiving the patient so that healthcare providers will have up-to-date information upon arrival. [Read more…]