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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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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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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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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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Infamous HIPAA Fines

Aug 17, 2016 By Bill Rogers | CEO at Orbita IN Healthcare, IN Health, IN HIPAA

Are you taking HIPAA seriously? REALLY seriously, and not just providing lip service?  The great thing about HIPAA is that it clearly lays out rules and standards for handling patient data. The consequences are dire for lax adherence, or lackadaisical implementation of standards and best practices. Just consider these examples, compiled courtesy of www.healthdatamanagement.com .

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PN Medical and Orbita - Digital Therapy to Help You Breathe

Aug 16, 2016 By Nate Treloar | President & COO at Orbita 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 | 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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Connected Healthcare & Medication Adherence

Jul 14, 2016 By Nate Treloar | President & COO at Orbita IN Healthcare, IN connected health, IN Medication

Many years ago, C. Everett Koop (who served as the US Surgeon General during the 1980’s) famously observed that “drugs don’t work in patients who don’t take them.” This may sound like a throwaway line, but it’s serious. Sometimes deadly so.

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

Jun 29, 2016 By Bill Rogers | CEO at Orbita 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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