Perspectives from Orbita

Perspectives on how conversational AI redefines the patient journey and powers automation with empathy in healthcare and life sciences.
luminarylabsgoingvoicefirst-180208205629 Jul 16, 2019 5 tips for a great experience at VOICE Summit 2019 Newark will be buzzing next week with lots of energy and engaging dialogue at VOICE Summit 2019 being hosted at the New Jersey Institute of Technology.… Read more
Jun 26, 2019 The Power of Conversation: Mayo Clinic's Approach to Content Services with Voice Earlier this year we co-hosted a webinar with Joyce Even of the Mayo Clinic Global Business Solutions group to discuss Mayo’s use of virtual assistant… Read more
May 23, 2019 Beyond HIPAA: Securing Voice Assistants for Healthcare Applications An important announcement made by Amazon on April 4th bears repeating: “The Alexa Skills Kit now enables select Covered Entities and their Business… Read more
Apr 16, 2019 Introducing Orbita Answers™: Knowledge Management for Voice and Chatbot Virtual Assistants A recent study looked at the quality of answers that users received when asking virtual assistants such as Siri, Alexa, or Google Assistant questions… Read more Apr 4, 2019 Amazon Alexa is now HIPAA-Eligible. What's Next? Big News, but Just the beginning These days, big news stories in healthcare are just as likely to come from large technology companies as from major… Read more
Feb 21, 2019 HIMSS19 – Consumer and Patient Engagement Need Voice Technology Take-home pamphlets and regular physician check-ins have run their course in the history of patient engagement. These have long been the means of getting… Read more
Screen Shot 2019-01-25 at 3.04.43 PM Feb 20, 2019 Four Easy Rules Of Conversational Analytics It’s not wrong to think of developing conversational applications as the new frontier in interacting with your consumers and customers. Read more
Nov 1, 2018 Will Voice Replace Your Website?: Six Tips For Content Management in a Voice-First World No, not really. Voice will not replace your website. At least not any time soon. But by now, it should be obvious that we’re entering a new era of digital… Read more
Jun 5, 2018 Errant Alexa Communications Are Rare. The Benefit of Voice in Healthcare is Real Cell phone pocket calls occur every day, with the first “butt dial” likely happening shortly after the very first person thought it was a good idea to… Read more
May 8, 2018 From Prevention to Administration, Examples of Voice Assistant Use in Healthcare In past posts, we’ve talked generally about the role of voice in healthcare. This post will be more specific. It will follow the journey of a patient who,… Read more
Mar 14, 2018 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… Read more
doctor-echo-057357-edited Jan 30, 2018 5 Applications of Voice Assistants in Healthcare Previous blog posts have noted that voice is a natural interface for communicating our thoughts and ideas. Recent innovations have made voice an obvious… Read more
googlehome_hero-1 Jan 17, 2018 Why Voice? Why Now? Making the Case for Voice Say this question to yourself: Why voice? There. In the less than one second it took you to say it, you’ve answered the question. In this blog post, we’ll… Read more
Nov 16, 2017 Will Voice Assistants and Bots replace Websites and Mobile Apps? Natural language refers to the way we, that is humans, communicate with each other. Namely, speech and text. For computers, natural language used to be… Read more
Oct 3, 2017 HIMSS17 - The Latest In Digital Healthcare Technology It’s hard to sum up HIMSS17 – the healthcare IT conference held last month in Orlando – in just one blogpost, but (thanks to the articles linked here),… Read more