“Arlington-based Texas Health Aetna is offering north Texas employers access to its ER Doc virtual care app connecting patients to emergency room physicians, Mesquite News reports.
The Texas Health Aetna ER Doc app, created and powered by Denver-based healthcare text messaging platform CirrusMD, allows members to text or video chat ER physicians through their smartphone or computer. The 24/7 service is at no additional cost to the member.
Acute Care Transitions, a group of independent ER physicians also staffing Arlington-based Texas Health Resources’ emergency departments, will provide care through the app.”
The preceding excerpt from the article entitled “Texas Health Aetna unveils virtual ER app” by September 19, 2017 edition of Becker’s Hospital Review (http://bit.ly/2xDIQjJ) exemplifies the growing importance to healthcare providers of information technology (IT) applications for mobile devices a.k.a. apps. The Cloud Healthcare Appliance Real-Time Solution as a Service reference architecture (CHARTSaaS RA) provides the specifications for an IT solution that will enable healthcare provider subject matter experts (SMEs) to create apps with minimal operating expense (no capital costs required) and minimal IT complexity (little/no impact on provider IT system or staff resources).in the
Please validate the foregoing CHARTSaaS RA-related propositions to your own satisfaction by reading the white paper at http://bit.ly/2vmK1Rx, viewing the tutorials posted on YouTube (http://bit.ly/2sVajvS and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f5OtbCCDNLs) and also by reviewing the details of CHARTSaaS™ and the CHARTSaaS RA™ in these presentations:
Healthcare providers will benefit significantly from appreciating and then applying a CHARTSaaS RA-compliant IT solution. To do so will mitigate medical mistakes (currently the third leading cause of patient deaths. per Makaray and Daniel (http://bit.ly/1rtW6Sa); thereby minimizing patient adverse events and optimizing clinical case outcomes while maximizing the cost-effectiveness of care and treatment, and also accelerating the accrual and facilitating the application of medical knowledge.