Mobile

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By Sophie Porter 01:48 am May 28, 2020
The staff bank represents a breakthrough for inter-trust and private-public collaboration.

Above photo: A screengrab of the Āwhina app.

By Dean Koh 12:00 am May 28, 2020
This follows the recent launch of the NZ COVID Tracer app. 
By Kat Jercich 09:48 am May 15, 2020
Boston-area South Shore Health System raised HCAHPS scores for its OB/GYN department with the help of a mobile app providing consistent information to expectant patients.

Butterfly iQ point-of-care ultrasound device

By Mike Miliard 02:46 pm May 14, 2020
POCUS technology from Butterfly Network expands screening capabilities, offering "an immediate and clear picture of what’s happening in a patient’s lungs."
By Kat Jercich 01:58 pm May 13, 2020
Though mental health professionals say they're mostly pleased with the rapid shift to phone or video services, most plan to return to in-person care once the dangers from COVID-19 have subsided.
How athenahealth’s EHR FaceTime feature is helping a solo practice during COVID-19

The location of the practice of Dr. Mamdouh Riad, a solo practitioner in Hyannis, Massachusetts.

By Bill Siwicki 12:54 pm May 08, 2020
Since mid-March, Dr. Mamdouh Riad has been able to see an average of 30 patients per day via the mobile FaceTime integration and has converted 85-90% of patients to telehealth.
A guide to connected health device and remote patient monitoring vendors
By Bill Siwicki 12:38 pm May 06, 2020
Now more than ever, in the midst of a pandemic, healthcare IT leaders can use a comprehensive listing of companies that make technologies that help keep tabs on patients from afar.
NYC health system uses patient comm system to drop no-show rate by 6.1%

NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island.

By Bill Siwicki 12:12 pm May 01, 2020
NYC Health + Hospitals has sent approximately 95,500 automated reminders, with 96.4% of them delivered in the patient’s preferred language.
By Nathan Eddy 01:31 pm April 29, 2020
A self-assessment tool helps users gauge symptoms to determine whether they might qualify for testing and offers guidance on when to seek medical care.
By Benjamin Harris 11:08 am April 29, 2020
Healthcare organizations shouldn't just pursue new projects for their own sake, say digital health leaders from Thomas Jefferson University. Success comes from keeping track of the good they do.