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

Reducing Alert Fatigue in Healthcare by Engaging the At-Home Care Team

Jan 13, 2017 By Bill Cava | Chief Product Officer at Orbita IN connected home, IN connected experiences, IN notifications, IN home care, IN connected health, IN alerts

One of the by-products of the increasing use of technology in healthcare is that there are more and more alerts being sent to care providers. These range from automatic “drug safety alerts” sent to clinicians each time they prescribe a drug via a Computerized Physician Order Entry (CPOE) system, to patient monitoring deployed in a hospital setting, to systems used in the home to do everything...

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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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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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The End Of Healthcare As We Know It

Sep 06, 2016 By Bill Rogers | CEO at Orbita IN platforms, IN Healthcare, IN connected health

It’s true, we are approaching the end of health care as we know it. But it’s a reason to rejoice. The reason we are approaching the end is that the internet of things (IoT) is disrupting and demolishing old, inefficient, and often ineffective ways of providing care to patients, both inside and outside the hospital or clinic.

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Breathing easier with remote care management

Aug 26, 2016 By Nate Treloar | President & COO at Orbita IN Health, IN connected health, IN RCM

Remote care management (RCM) for those suffering from chronic conditions is one of the main areas where digital health care solutions are starting to play an important role in providing care that is both more effective and more cost efficient. I was reminded of just how effective and efficient such approaches can be when I came across a post on Health Affairs. In his piece, Alan Snell noted...

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Orbita Newsletter - Q3 2016 - In Orbit with New Partners, New Opportunities....

Aug 17, 2016 By Nate Treloar | President & COO at Orbita IN Healthcare, IN home care, IN connected health

Orbita Is On the Move.  

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

Aug 04, 2016 By Nate Treloar | President & COO at Orbita 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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Importance of User Experience, Explained Through Short Film - Uninvited Guests

Jul 25, 2016 By Bill Cava | Chief Product Officer at Orbita IN connected experiences, IN connected products, IN user experience, IN Healthcare, IN connected health

 

Uninvited Guests is a short film about a few different things actually, but primarily, about the user experience with Internet of Things (IoT) connected wellness devices. An elderly British gentleman has been provided, by his loving children, with some innovative IoT smart devices to help him improve his health and lifestyle habits after his wife dies. The products fail as we see, in a...

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