Doctors Prescribe Apps for Patient Connections

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Doctors prescribe

Mobile apps connect healthcare providers with patients in ways users increasingly use and understand. Widespread use of apps also opens the door to widespread privacy violations. Physicians must be extra cautious. Dr. Narciso Tapia is keenly aware of the benefits and pitfalls of apps. He heads the Research Office of Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center in Cebu City, the Philippines. The doctor also is research coordinator for the University of Cebu School of Medicine and an adjunct faculty of the University of the Philippines Manila National Teacher Training Center for the Health Professions. “We live in a mobile world with…...

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Jim Katzaman Jim Katzaman is a manager at Largo Financial Services. A writer by trade, he graduated from Lebanon Valley College, Pennsylvania, with a Bachelor of Arts in English. He enlisted in the Air Force and served for 25 years in public affairs – better known in the civilian world as public relations. He also earned an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science in Public Affairs. Since retiring, he has been a consultant and in the federal General Service as a public affairs specialist. He also acquired life and health insurance licenses, which resulted in his present affiliation with Largo Financial Services. In addition to expertise in financial affairs, he gathers the majority of his story content from Twitter chats. This has led him to publish about a wide range of topics such as social media, marketing, sexual harassment, workplace trends, productivity and financial management. Medium has named him a top writer in social media.

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