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BIGGEST Threat To Telehealth Mobile Apps - Adherence

Dec 30, 2016 By Nina Bausek - PN Medical IN apps, IN telehealth, IN PN Medical

Guest post from PN Medical

Author:

Nina Bausek

ninab@pnmedical.com 

 

In contrast to patient questionnaires, in which physical activity seems to be overestimated, advances in smartphone sensors offer the opportunity to measure activity directly by always-on, low power motion chips. MyHeartCounts is an app-based cardiovascular health studyadministered entirely via smartphone, incorporating...

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Using Technology To Engage Patients Leads To Better Outcomes

Dec 29, 2016 By Bill Cava | Chief Product Officer at Orbita IN Engagement, IN Technology, IN mobile, IN apps, IN Patients, IN Web Interfaces

It almost is beyond discussion that engaged patients, feeling empowered in their own healthcare and treatment, have better outcomes in both wellness and recovery from injury or illness. Technology can play a tremendous role in driving this patient engagement. Providers would do well (forgive the pun) to take advantage of innovations and methods to enable their patients to thrive, and for...

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VC’s are stepping up investment in home care

Dec 15, 2016 By Bill Rogers | CEO at Orbita IN Caregivers, IN Healthcare, IN home care

The home care industry is taking off. We see it every day with the applications that our clients are developing. And if we wanted more evidence, we had to look no further than a recent article in Forbes on how prominent venture capital firms invested more than $200M in this industry during 2016, focusing on companies creating online tools and services aimed at home care.

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Several Ways That Technology Is Improving Patient Outcomes

Nov 17, 2016 By Bill Rogers | CEO at Orbita 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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Telehealth Becomes Just Plain Health

Nov 03, 2016 By Bill Rogers | CEO at Orbita IN Healthcare, IN connected health, IN telehealth

Back in late September, at the Health IT Summit held in New York, Healthcare Informatics sponsored a panel discussion entitled “Telehealth: New Platform for Population Health.” The panel, which was chaired by Healthcare Informatics Editor-in-Chief Mark Hagland focused on how telehealth is becoming an increasingly important element across the healthcare continuum.  Panel participants were:

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Orbita Platform Announcement at Partners Connected Healthcare Symposium

Oct 20, 2016 By Nate Treloar | President & COO at Orbita 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 | President & COO at Orbita 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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Demo of Orbita Reference Web Application

Sep 27, 2016 By Bill Rogers | CEO at Orbita IN APIs, IN cloud, IN Care, IN Health

 

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The Unsung Technologies of Digital Home Healthcare

Sep 22, 2016 By Bill Rogers | CEO at Orbita IN Technology, IN Healthcare, IN home care

It’s no secret that interest in better home healthcare is on the rise. Economic forces like value-based reimbursement and accountable care are pushing payers and providers to aggressively seek the lower costs of care at home. At the same time, a growing elderly population with chronic, age-related healthcare needs is demanding more and better care at home.

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Telehealth On The Rise

Sep 21, 2016 By Bill Rogers | CEO at Orbita IN connected health, IN telehealth

In case you’ve been wondering, the evidence is in. Telehealth is truly taking off.

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