• Health

    The Importance & Benefits of E-Prescriptions

    There is no doubt that the world is changing dramatically, and Jamaica is not being left behind. Gone are the days when you have to stand in line at a store to purchase goods and acquire services. Jamaicans are now living in a technologically advanced world where we can do anything and go anywhere without changing our physical location. We now speak about life as if we are on an assembly line where efficiency is paramount and saving time and money crucial. This transformation is also taking place in thehealth care industry. Telemedicine is set to take off globally and will allow us to access health care anyplace, anytime. Electronic prescription is an…

  • Health,  Tech

    Great Prospects For TeleMedicine

    Last year, I attended the annual Health Information Management Systems Conference in Orlando, Florida (HIMSS17). This was my second year, and apart from my company being the only Jamaican company represented among hundreds of the best technology companies in the world, I was quite excited when I visited the various booths and saw the very impressive offerings. One thing that really stood out for me was the linkages that could be made with what we have in Jamaica and the technology available elsewhere to propel the telemedicine industry while increasing the reach of health care to our people. The Government has been talking about telemedicine for a long time. In…

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