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From Manokaran K <>
Subject Re: healthcare projects running on couched?
Date Mon, 24 Mar 2014 16:46:10 GMT
CouchDB replication and its availability on mobile devices will make
it possible to provide a feature where a patient can sync her own
medical history from her mobile device (after some form of
authentication and authorization) with the hospital's EMR before and
after treatment. This would be pretty difficult using relational


On Mon, Mar 24, 2014 at 9:49 PM, אורן שני <> wrote:
> Albin & all,
> Id appreciate it if you could elaborate a little about why do you think
> couchDB is more fit for medinfo projects, comparing to SQL DB's.
> Many thanks,
> Oren
> On Monday, March 24, 2014, Albin Stigö <> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I'm an MD and developer. I've been using couchdb for a few years for
>> various projects.
>> I always thought couchdb would be a really good fit for various
>> patient record systems. Especially in remote areas with spotty
>> connection, or perhaps no connection at all, as you could run a local
>> version, then physically move it and sync later.
>> Anyways, I haven't really come across any so if you know about any
>> companies / projects I would be interested to hear about them!
>> Thanks,
>> Albin

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for tomorrow we may have to eat them.
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