Dr. Mark McKenna: Streamlining Medicine through Technology

Every industry seeks to change and adapt over time in some way. It is no surprise at the medical industry would choose to follow suit. Dr. Mark McKenna is looking at ways that he can not only upgrade the experience that clients go through but overhaul the entire system and set a new precedent. Instead of working with clients in a cold, clinical setting he is looking at creating an environment that will promote health and healing. His offices at OVME have been specifically designed to bathe his patients in the lap of luxury wall receiving aesthetic care. Aesthetic care is better known as elective surgery or procedures. Patients who seek out this form of care are typically looking for discretion, but they also want to feel comfortable. Dr. Mark McKenna understands these needs, and this is specifically why OVME has been designed with such care.

One way that Dr. Mark McKenna is seeking to advance his experiences by offering his patients the benefit of house calls. He believes that the reintroduction of house calls into the medical field will allow patients to exert even more control over the process. They can hire a medical professional to come over and provide services for them that could easily be done in the office. This would provide them with the opportunity to relax in the comfort of their own home. Dr. Mark McKenna believes that this would be a wonderful way to increase business and satisfaction.

In addition to his work on house calls, Dr. Mark McKenna is looking at ways that he can streamline the consultation process for his business. He believes that the key to this streamlining is available in app technology present in mobile devices. Instead of needing to come into the office for a visit, patients will be given the opportunity to consult with a medical professional through the app. This can include a video service that will allow the professional to give the client a virtual examination. Once that examination is then complete the client will be able to decide what their next steps are going to be. It is an exceptional process for clients on a busy schedule.

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Dr. Saad Saad

While Dr. Saad Saad originally intended on being an engineer while he was in high school, this all changed and there are thousands of children and their families who are grateful for this decision. After watching his 2 older brothers work in the sweltering Kuwait summer sun, he decided that this was not the path that he wanted to take with his career. In fact, a large part of Dr. Saad Saad’s decision to go into medicine was based on his desire to work in an air-conditioned room instead of the 110-degree temperatures that his engineer brothers were working in almost every day. Now Dr. Saad Saad performs most of his work in an operating room under the cool air in an environmentally controlled space.

While Dr. Saad Saad tells his story about the heat of the summer in the desert, he maintains a good sense of humor. Maybe his sense of humor is one of the reasons that Dr. Saad Saad is loved by so many of his patients and their loved ones. Fortunately, Dr. Saad Saad’s love for engineering didn’t just go to waste as he is the inventor of different procedures and even equipment designed to make medical care better for both the patients and the medical staff that is treating them.

One of these inventions by Dr. Saad Saad is a catheter with a tracking device in it that makes it easier for medical professionals to place the catheter in the right place on the first try. All of this is done without the use of harmful radiation and instead, a much smaller device is used that emits a signal depending on its distance from the catheter.

Essentially, the system works like a metal detector but with a lot more complexity and precision to the process. Dr. Saad Saad’s invention uses electromagnetic energy in order to function and the tip of the catheter contains a coil with material that is magnetically permeable. The walls of the catheter contain a set of wires that also aid in the location of the medical device. The device that locates the catheter is small enough to be used in an ICU, which is much more convenient than an entire X-ray machine or MRI. It also removes the risk of guide wires breaking inside of the patient and causing complications. Learn more: http://www.phillypurge.com/2018/04/16/dr-saad-saad-the-legacy-of-an-east-coast-pediatric-surgeon/

Dr. Saad Saad’s inventions have come out of necessity as he saw problems with the current models that were being used. He decided that he wanted to make improvements for not only himself but other doctors around the world and their patients.