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Development Of An Application For Patient-Centered Dementia Care., David Collar Alston May 2014

Development Of An Application For Patient-Centered Dementia Care., David Collar Alston

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Dementia care in the United States faces several challenges, many of them associated with managing the information that is associated with patients. Protected patient information about patients is often separated between many sources. For example, a new doctor may have information on patient medicines, but not the document associated with the caregiving goals of the patient and their family. Problems can develop if a patient is treated by a new caregiver, who may not know the patient’s treatment and behavior history. There is a strong desire for a system that can collect, organize, and analyze patient information in a ...