St. Thomas Community Health Center curated its apps to make it an all-in-one healthcare device that includes EHR access.
The group of high school students has spent nearly two years working on an app aimed at making it easier for patients to find clinical trials related to their health conditions.
Thirty mobile health apps from larger healthcare information technology companies were susceptible to a broken object level authorization (BOLA) attack.
The company hopes that its more descriptive reports will distinguish the personal ECG offering from others limited to atrial fibrillation detection alone.
Kits for low-income, underserved populations contain a web-enabled tablet, weight scale, blood pressure monitor, thermometer and 200 evidence-based healthcare pathways.
They include components for patient education, screening and consent, scheduling, appointment reminders, check-in and vaccination, post-appointment follow-up, and next-dose reminders.
The health system has experienced a 15.2% increase in case volume and a 12.4% increase in prime-time utilization, among other wins.
A pilot saw a 57% reduction in readmissions for high-risk patients, taking their readmissions from 19% to 8%, ultimately saving the health system $183,000 in care costs.
Based on their experience with Vocera Ease, which helps connect care teams and patients' loved ones during surgeries, 95% of users said they would recommend the hospital to others.
Even amid the pandemic, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh found success for peri- and post-transplant care in 2020. It's now tending to hundreds of children with video visits during the second wave of COVID-19.