The Power of Conversation

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

Leveraging Conversational Experiences to Address Aging-in-Place Needs of Older Adults

Recently, Aging 2.0, a global network focused on a collaborative, lifestyle-oriented, opportunity-driven approach to aging, published information on eight areas that present the biggest challenges and opportunities for people to “age in place,” or stay in their homes as they get older.

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Which Alexa device is right for home healthcare?

Jun 16, 2017 By Bill Cava IN Healthcare, IN amazon echo, IN amazon alexa, IN home care

Since Alexa (Amazon’s voice control system) and Echo (Amazon’s first Alexa-driven device) were brought out late in 2014, Amazon introduced a number of different members to the Alexa device family. This can make for some confusion. ZDNet had a recent article that asked the question “Which Alexa is right for you?” that’s aimed at consumers. We thought we’d take things one step further and look...

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The Power of Voice Experiences for Elderly in Home Healthcare

Feb 08, 2017 By Bill Cava IN voice assistants, IN home care, IN Healthcare, IN connected health, IN connected home

It’s no secret that the US population is aging. According to the Population Research Bureau projections made in 2016, the number of Americans who are 65 and old will more than double by 2060. At the point, the proportion of elders will near 24%. As the population grows older, there’s increasing interest in assistive technologies that will enable the elderly to maintain good health, stay out of...

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

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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VC’s are stepping up investment in home care

Dec 15, 2016 By Bill Rogers IN home care, IN Healthcare, IN Caregivers

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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Orbita Platform Announcement at Partners Connected Healthcare Symposium

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

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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The Unsung Technologies of Digital Home Healthcare

Sep 22, 2016 By Bill Rogers IN home care, IN Healthcare, IN Technology

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

Aug 17, 2016 By Nate Treloar IN Healthcare, IN connected health, IN home care

Orbita Is On the Move.  

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PN Medical and Orbita - Digital Therapy to Help You Breathe

Aug 16, 2016 By Nate Treloar IN Healthcare, IN IoT, 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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Connected Elder Care Products You've Never Heard Of

May 19, 2016 By Bill Cava IN connected home, IN connected products, IN home care, IN Care

Elder care products are evolving, getting smarter and more effective to help patients live longer, healthier lives. By using smart technology to monitor everything from medication to activity and connecting that information. With the information patients, their families, and their doctors can make informed, real-time decisions about the best options for healthcare.

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