Mobile

TigerConnect unveils telehealth system to help providers fight COVID-19
By Bill Siwicki 12:29 pm April 16, 2020
TigerTouch aims to simplify telemedicine for patients by offering video, voice and text messaging via smartphone.
Women in waiting room on mobile phones.
By Dave Muoio 05:27 pm April 14, 2020
AT&T Business' Clint Cetti gives a rundown of new health technologies that could benefit from increased capacity and speed, as well as some key considerations for health systems planning to implement the next-generation network.
By Dave Muoio 04:25 pm April 10, 2020
The two tech giants' unprecedented partnership looks to engage as many users in disease tracing and prevention efforts as possible while tearing down the data silos of their respective smartphone platforms.  
By Nathan Eddy 12:24 pm April 06, 2020
The app includes COVID-19-specific modules that can help individuals manage heightened stress, and offers ideas to manage social isolation.
A guide to telehealth vendors in the age of COVID-19
By Bill Siwicki 01:22 pm March 30, 2020
UPDATED WITH MORE VENDORS: Healthcare IT News offers this listing of telemedicine companies that can help hospitals and other provider organizations deliver quality virtual care.
By Bill Siwicki 12:45 pm March 26, 2020
Olympia, Washington-based Physicians of Southwest Washington is taking advantage of a health IT vendor’s free tech in an effort to gain efficiencies in coronavirus triaging and to see patients remotely.

This heat map from Kinsa Health indicates a recent increase in fevers in Florida that preceded a rise in coronavirus cases.

By Fred Bazzoli 11:50 am March 26, 2020
Uploaded temperature readings from a million Kinsa Health devices are enabling the company to map atypical fevers, offering a potential warning of increases in virus infections.
Mobile chatbot tech improves ER patient experience at Banner Health
By Bill Siwicki 02:05 pm March 25, 2020
Meanwhile, clinical teams also experienced workload relief because they were getting fewer duplicate questions – and dealing with fewer frustrated patients.
Caregility unveils mobile telehealth app, gives it away to fight pandemic
By Bill Siwicki 02:47 pm March 23, 2020
Clinicians can start video consults from their mobile devices and connect directly with patient bedside-camera systems, according to the company, which will give the technology free to clients to help combat COVID-19.
Braidio releases MyHealth Concierge telehealth application
By Nathan Eddy 01:06 pm March 20, 2020
The vendor says the new technology can help with, among other things, the COVID-19 pandemic.