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Mobile communications app saves Hancock Health $1M annually

Hancock Regional Hospital.

By Bill Siwicki 01:11 pm July 11, 2019
The smartphone app also came in handy during a ransomware attack: When other systems were down, it was up and running.

Above: Screenshots of the Speedoc app.

By Dean Koh 02:53 am July 10, 2019
Singapore-founded house call doctor app Speedoc and private ambulance operator Comfort Ambulance announced a partnership that allows Speedoc users to hire Comfort’s fleet of 25 ambulances for transport to more than 100 heal
By Nathan Eddy 10:09 am June 26, 2019
With remote patient monitoring a hot topic among healthcare providers, a new survey indicates patients would be open to outfitting themselves with wearable devices if it resulted in fewer trips to visit the doctor.
At pain group, a mobile app helps collect data and improve mental health

An IT tool like NeuroFlow gives patients a safe space to open up about their condition and be proactive about working on their mental wellness, said Dr. Orlando Landrum, owner of Cutting Edge Integrative Pain Centers.

By Bill Siwicki 02:55 pm June 24, 2019
Cutting Edge Integrative Pain Centers delivers personalized tools to its patients, who report higher satisfaction and better outcomes.
By Anna Engberg 07:00 am June 19, 2019
German airline wants to improve the medical care provided in case of emergencies with new tech.
By Anna Engberg 06:56 am June 19, 2019
An interview with Dr Reinhold Sojer, head of the digitalisation/eHealth department at the Swiss Medical Association.
HIMSS Europe conference entrance.
By Philipp Grätzel von Grätz 03:38 pm June 18, 2019
Healthcare digitisation is a niche topic? No way. For four years in a row now, the Finnish digital health services have ranked among the top three of the most valued internet brands in Finland.
Telemedicine platform helps Texas Health Aetna save $398 per ER avoidance
By Bill Siwicki 12:58 pm June 18, 2019
The text-based telehealth system connects patients with contracted providers from Acute Care Transitions, who care for patients then and there or direct them to where they need to be.
NVNA and Hospice expands telehealth pilot, cuts readmission rates
By Nathan Eddy 11:33 am June 13, 2019
The home health and hospice provider organization’s telehealth and remote patient monitoring program has led to a 40 percent drop in hospital readmissions among its palliative care patients.
Patients say physicians with mobile apps are faster, convenient, offer better communication
By Nathan Eddy 11:20 am June 11, 2019
54 percent of survey respondents said they thought physicians who leverage mobile technology cut down on physician wait times, a new survey finds.  But security still is a concern.

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