The medical field experiences change at such a fast pace
that it can be difficult to know what’s on the horizon, let alone what has
recently become available. Our primary objective at Med Ed Labs is to help
physicians and their teams remain at the forefront of medical innovation
through bioskills training. At the same time, we know good technology has a
place in patient care, as well. Here, we discuss an app that is helping hip and
knee surgeons improve their patients’ surgical experience.
New apps are consistently being developed both in and out of
medicine. Many of them come and go, and some make us sit up and take notice.
The mymobility app from Zimmer Biomet is one that has done the latter. The
mymobility app is designed with the patient in mind. It brings patient
involvement to the forefront of care and not only empowers the person needing
surgery but acts as a consistent support system for them as they prepare for
surgery and recovery.
How Patients Benefit
Healthcare is all about benefiting the patient in whatever
way possible. Surgical repair of a hip or knee injury benefits the patient in
one way, but creates stress in other ways. With the mymobility app, patients
Surgeons who enroll in the mymobility app receive directive
on how to then enroll qualified patients. In the office, a member of the
surgical team staff enrolls the patient in mymobility. The patient then
receives an email the instructs them on completing their account and paring
devices. Once enrolled, patients are also guided in the use of the app as they
prepare for their procedure and as they recover.
Every surgeon knows that it can be difficult to meet all
patients’ needs for emotional support before and after surgery. The balance of
treating multiple patients and also being present […]