Make It Conversational

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

How the Amazon Echo Show Can Combat Loneliness During COVID-19

Aug 05, 2020 By Bill Rogers | CEO at Orbita IN virtual health assistant, IN COVID-19, IN Amazon Echo Show

In a matter of months, the term “social distancing” has gone from a hypothetical intervention plan to prevent the spread of a contagious disease to our new normal. It is now a household phrase: splashed across newspapers, stamped on the doors of public buildings, and discussed at the dinner table. As COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc worldwide, time continues to pile up since many of us have...

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Using Chatbots for Employee Health and Safety During a Pandemic

Apr 28, 2020 By Orbita Team IN virtual health assistant, IN COVID-19, IN chatbots

We live in a new world. The novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, has put unprecedented pressures on our healthcare systems and on our society as a wholeAnd, while it may not feel like it, the pandemic is still in its early phases and we continue to learn more about it each dayFor example, many experts, including those in the United States Coronavirus Task Force, have made preliminary statements...

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Augmenting the COVID-19 patient journey with virtual triage and monitoring

Apr 03, 2020 By Nina Kandilian | Director of Product Marketing & Strategy IN virtual health assistant, IN COVID-19

No matter who you are or where you live, everyone has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in some way. As the contagious virus travels across the world at warp speed, it wreaks havoc on patients, providers and hospitals alike. While the world comes to grips with its severity, technology has risen to the occasion by helping us stay connected to work, school and with loved ones.

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Healthcare workers, delivery drivers, vent manufacturers, and grocery store clerks: supporting our front line

Mar 31, 2020 By Kristi Ebong, MPH, MBA | SVP Corporate Strategy at Orbita IN virtual health assistant, IN COVID-19

Who is our front line and how do we keep them healthy?Healthcare workers, delivery drivers, ventilator manufacturers, and grocery store clerks share the same fear: lack of protection against the novel coronavirus. These individuals are the front lines of keeping us fed, healthy, and sane during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Reduce healthcare system overwhelm with Orbita's screening chatbot

Mar 20, 2020 By Kristi Ebong, MPH, MBA and Nina Kandilian, MBA IN virtual health assistant, IN virtual navigation, IN OrbitaENGAGE, IN COVID-19

In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic, health systems are being flooded with worried patients who are concerned they may have the virus, as well as symptomatic and at-risk patients who are unsure whether they should stay home or be seen by a provider.

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Orbita releases new no-cost COVID-19 Screening chatbot, enabling healthcare organizations to quickly integrate coronavirus Q&A and screening tools into existing websites

Mar 17, 2020 By Orbita Team IN virtual health assistant, IN OrbitaENGAGE, IN COVID-19

See news release from Tuesday, March 17, 2020

To assist healthcare organizations in their response to COVID-19, Orbita today announced its new Orbita COVID 19 screening chatbot, a turnkey chatbot that can be readily integrated into existing websites to improve access to coronavirus-specific question-answering and screening tools. Orbita is delivering this new solution at no cost* to support...

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2020: Access to Care Through the Digital Front Door

Mar 04, 2020 By Kristi Ebong, MPH, MBA | SVP Corporate Strategy at Orbita IN conversational AI, IN digital front door, IN virtual health assistant, IN virtual navigation

For the purpose of bringing this blog post to life, we've included examples of a fictional healthcare organization named Valley Health.

As consumers expect real-time access and immediate information when making purchasing decisions, it's no surprise that as patients, they have similar expectations when it comes to making healthcare decisions. More and more often, healthcare organizations are...

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Get Found Via Voice Search

Feb 13, 2020 By Bill Rogers | CEO at Orbita IN virtual health assistant, IN OrbitaENGAGE, IN voice seo, IN voice search

The first search engine was created by Alan Emtage in 1990 and named Archie. Yahoo! was then born in 1994. Altavista in 1995. Ask Jeeves in 1997. And Google was founded in 1998. A good majority of people these days, including yourself, may say “I’ll Google it” as Google has become a household name.  

When we “Google it” - what exactly does that entail? It means you go to the browser, type in...

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Why Voice? Conversational AI in Healthcare and Virtual Health Assistants

Dec 18, 2019 By Nick White | EVP Patient Care Solutions at Orbita IN conversational AI, IN virtual health assistant, IN virtual bedside assistant

Nick White, Orbita EVP Patient Care Solutions

Recently I made one of the biggest decisions in my career to leave a stable role at one of the Big Four global firms and join a Boston based start-up, Orbita, specializing in conversational AI in healthcare. Many of you saw this coming for a while, but for those just learning about it, I want to share some of my thinking on what has me so excited...

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