The Power of Conversation

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

Introducing Orbita Answers™: Knowledge Management for Voice and Chatbot Virtual Assistants

Apr 16, 2019 By Bill Cava | Chief Product Officer at Orbita IN voice assistants, IN healthcare knowledge base, IN Orbita Answers, IN healthcare knowledge graph

A recent study looked at the quality of answers that users received when asking virtual assistants such as Siri, Alexa, or Google Assistant questions related to their health. 

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Amazon Alexa is now HIPAA-Eligible. What's Next?

Apr 04, 2019 By Nate Treloar | President & COO at Orbita IN HIPAA, IN amazon alexa, IN voice assistants, IN Voice technology, IN Voice Experiences, IN amazon

Big News, but Just the beginning

These days, big news stories in healthcare are just as likely to come from large technology companies as from major healthcare institutionsCase in point: In early 2018, Amazon created a huge stir in the industry earlby announcing a venture with JPMorgan and Berkshire Hathaway that promised to go after the “hungry tapeworm” that is the cost of healthcare in...

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Orbita Flow - A No-Code Way for UX Designers and Content Authors to Build Conversational Experiences

Mar 08, 2019 By Bill Cava | Chief Product Officer at Orbita IN Voice technology, IN Voice Experiences, IN Orbita Flow Studio

When it comes to designing, developing and maintaining conversational experiences, there can be many chefs in the kitchen.

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HIMSS19 – Consumer and Patient Engagement Need Voice Technology

Feb 21, 2019 By Kristi Ebong | SVP, Strategy at Orbita IN connected health, IN amazon alexa, IN voice assistants, IN smart speakers

Take-home pamphlets and regular physician check-ins have run their course in the history of patient engagement. These have long been the means of getting patients to invest in their own health journey. However, successful patient engagement plans must be forged in simplicity. And reading is no longer a simple thing to ask of patients. Fortunately, the tools are here to completely revamp the...

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Four Easy Rules Of Conversational Analytics

Feb 20, 2019 By Bill Cava | Chief Product Officer at Orbita IN voice assistants

It’s not wrong to think of developing conversational applications as the new frontier in interacting with your consumers and customers.

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Designing For Voice: The Power of Prototyping

Dec 27, 2018 By Bill Cava | Chief Product Officer at Orbita IN DIY AI, IN Voice Experiences, IN voice-first, IN Orbita Prototype

Introduction

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Will Voice Replace Your Website?: Six Tips for Content Management in a Voice-First World

Nov 01, 2018 By Nate Treloar | President & COO at Orbita IN Web Content Management, IN voice assistants, IN Voice technology, IN Voice Experiences, IN voice-first

No, not really. Voice will not replace your website. At least not any time soon. But by now, it should be obvious that we’re entering a new era of digital experiences. An era where voice assistants, chatbots, and other virtual, conversational assistants will work in confluence with traditional Web and mobile applications.   

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2018 Voice.Health Hackathon Success: What Happens in Boston Shouldn’t Stay Only in Boston!

Oct 30, 2018 By Orbita Team IN connected health, IN Voice Experiences, IN voice-first

On Tuesday, October 16, 2018, dozens of digitally savvy individuals gathered at the Cambridge Innovation Center in Boston for the 2018 Voice Hackathon, an event offered in conjunction with the 2018 Voice.Health Summit hosted by Boston Children’s Hospital (BCH). Kudos to Michael Docktor, MD, and Kate Donovan, PhD, MBA, MS, co-founders of BCH Hacking Pediatrics, for creating such an inspiring...

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The Boston Buzz: Highlights from Voice.Health Summit, October 17, 2018

Oct 26, 2018 By Orbita Team IN Healthcare, IN Voice technology, IN Voice Experiences, IN voice-first

The promising role of voice in healthcare took center stage just one week ago at the Boston Seaport World Trade Center thanks to Boston Children’s Hospital (BCH.) Visionary professionals from the BCH Innovation and Digital Health Accelerator planned and hosted an exceptional event, bringing together esteemed experts, entrepreneurs, and engineers – all focused on pioneering voice transformation...

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Clinical Trial Shows the Benefit of Voice in Disease Management

Jun 19, 2018 By Bill Cava | Chief Product Officer at Orbita IN connected health, IN Voice technology, IN Voice Experiences, IN voice-first, IN adherence

In a recent post, I gave a hypothetical example showing how voice could be an effective tool in a variety of healthcare scenarios a single patient may experience. In this blog post, I’m going to discuss a recent clinical trial in which a voice assistant was used to monitor people with diabetes to study the usefulness of voice in a specific population.

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