The Power of Conversation

Transforming Digital Healthcare through the Power of Voice Assistants, Chat Bots, and Conversational Experiences.

Voice Assistants Working with Mobile Apps

Jul 06, 2017 By Bill Rogers IN IoT, IN apps, IN amazon alexa, IN voice assistants, IN Voice technology, IN Voice Experiences, IN Google Home, IN Mobile Apps

Over the last two years we’ve experienced the impact of voice assistants like Amazon Echo and Google Home, which are providing a new channel for users to engage with their favorite applications such as the news, weather, sports, Wikipedia, Uber, Spotify, and Fitbit.  The internet of things (IoT) is enabling voice assistance to be embedded in products and is providing an easier way to engage...

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Health Insurance Companies Are Betting Big on Health Care IoT

Jan 25, 2017 By Bill Rogers IN IoT, IN Healthcare, IN Health, IN connected health, IN Health Insurance

Aside from health care consumers and providers, nobody may be more affected by technology in health care than the health insurance companies and other third-party payers of health care. To that end, they are making significant investments directly into health care IoT (Internet of Things) technology companies, and other digital health care players such as application developers.

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Several Ways That Technology Is Improving Patient Outcomes

Nov 17, 2016 By Bill Rogers IN Technology, IN IoT, IN Care, IN connected health

Patient centered activity tracking

The mobile IoT (Internet of Things) along with miniaturization is making possible never before dreamed of ways to improve patient care and wellness. From simple activities like tracking how many steps we take in a day to complex biometrics and vital signs monitoring, mobile health is a new field that combines several different disciplines to take patient care...

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Orbita Platform Announcement at Partners Connected Healthcare Symposium

Oct 20, 2016 By Nate Treloar IN IoT, IN platforms, IN Healthcare, IN home care, IN connected health, IN telehealth

Today we are very pleased to announce the availability of the Orbita Digital Experience Platform for connected home healthcare applications. While the platform has been in pilot use with customers for many months, we took the opportunity to announce the latest version in conjunction with our participation at the Partners Connected Healthcare Symposium in Boston this week.

Our mission at Orbita...

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Upcoming Events: Catch Orbita in San Diego, Boston, And Chicago

Oct 10, 2016 By Nate Treloar IN IoT, IN Healthcare, IN Events

With so much interest in the topic, the Orbita calendar’s starting to fill up with events focused on emerging healthcare technologies. Over the next several weeks, we’ll be participating in three of them. If you’re planning on attending any one of these interesting events, please stop by to chat – and see for yourself how Orbita is helping organizations like yours optimize their digital home...

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Internet of Things? It’s really the Internet of making those things useful.

Sep 12, 2016 By Nate Treloar IN IoT, IN connected products, IN platforms, IN sensors

We’re reading an awful lot these days about the Internet of Things. Is it here yet? When’s it coming? How big is it? And, come to think of it, what exactly is it? But perhaps the most fundamental question of all is what exactly is the IoT doing to make my life better?

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PN Medical and Orbita - Digital Therapy to Help You Breathe

Aug 16, 2016 By Nate Treloar IN IoT, IN Healthcare, IN home care, IN telehealth

Today we are very pleased to announce our partnership with PN Medical, an industry-leader in pulmonary and speech therapy technology. PN Medical is using Orbita digital home healthcare platform to power applications for their digitally connected respiratory muscle training (RMT) device – Breather+™.

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5 Websites That Will Keep You in the Loop on Connected Healthcare

Aug 04, 2016 By Nate Treloar IN IoT, IN Healthcare, IN connected health

There are many different terms that refer to it – telemedicine, telehealth, connected health, m-health – but whatever wording you choose, interest in connected healthcare is growing tremendously. The amount of information about it is proliferating as well. Just google “connected healthcare.” We did and got over 72 million hits. TMI!

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What’s Influencing Telemental Health

Jul 06, 2016 By Bill Rogers IN Trends, IN IoT, IN platforms, IN Health, IN telemental, IN telehealth

Underneath the general category of telehealth or telemedicine, there’s an increasing focus on telemental health, a subspeciality of telemedicine. What is telemental health? According to the Telemental Health Guide, it’s the provision of mental health services using live, interactive videoconferencing.” The guide also notes that, “all mental health procedures that are delivered ‘face to face’...

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When It Comes To A Digital Home Healthcare Platform, Should I Build My Own?

Jun 29, 2016 By Bill Rogers IN IoT, IN platforms, IN security, IN Healthcare

The market for home health care technology is poised for tremendous growth; there is no disagreement with that. The aging global population, advances in health care treatments, the move towards in-residence and outpatient care, and the new possibilities created by the Internet of Things (IoT) all synergize together to create incredible opportunities for existing and potential providers of...

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