Make It Conversational

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

5 tips for a great experience at VOICE Summit 2019

Jul 16, 2019 By Nate Treloar | President & COO at Orbita IN Web Content Management, IN voice assistants, IN Voice technology, IN Voice Experiences, IN voice-first

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. Now in its second year, the event will deliver yet another excellent agenda and provide several new add-ons. Team Orbita attended last year and found the event to be very well organized – not an easy feat in an inaugural year at a venue that’s...

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Designing For Voice: The Power of Prototyping

Dec 27, 2018 By Bill Cava | Chief Product Officer at Orbita IN DIY AI, IN Voice Experiences, IN voice-first, IN Orbita Prototype

Introduction

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Will Voice Replace Your Website?: Six Tips for Content Management in a Voice-First World

Nov 01, 2018 By Nate Treloar | President & COO at Orbita IN Web Content Management, IN voice assistants, IN Voice technology, IN Voice Experiences, IN voice-first

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 experiences. An era where voice assistants, chatbots, and other virtual, conversational assistants will work in confluence with traditional Web and mobile applications.   

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2018 Voice.Health Hackathon Success: What Happens in Boston Shouldn’t Stay Only in Boston!

Oct 30, 2018 By Orbita Team IN connected health, IN Voice Experiences, IN voice-first

On Tuesday, October 16, 2018, dozens of digitally savvy individuals gathered at the Cambridge Innovation Center in Boston for the 2018 Voice Hackathon, an event offered in conjunction with the 2018 Voice.Health Summit hosted by Boston Children’s Hospital (BCH). Kudos to Michael Docktor, MD, and Kate Donovan, PhD, MBA, MS, co-founders of BCH Hacking Pediatrics, for creating such an inspiring...

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The Boston Buzz: Highlights from Voice.Health Summit, October 17, 2018

Oct 26, 2018 By Orbita Team IN Healthcare, IN Voice technology, IN Voice Experiences, IN voice-first

The promising role of voice in healthcare took center stage just one week ago at the Boston Seaport World Trade Center thanks to Boston Children’s Hospital (BCH.) Visionary professionals from the BCH Innovation and Digital Health Accelerator planned and hosted an exceptional event, bringing together esteemed experts, entrepreneurs, and engineers – all focused on pioneering voice transformation...

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Clinical Trial Shows the Benefit of Voice in Disease Management

Jun 19, 2018 By Bill Cava | Chief Product Officer at Orbita IN connected health, IN Voice technology, IN Voice Experiences, IN voice-first, IN adherence

In a recent post, I gave a hypothetical example showing how voice could be an effective tool in a variety of healthcare scenarios a single patient may experience. In this blog post, I’m going to discuss a recent clinical trial in which a voice assistant was used to monitor people with diabetes to study the usefulness of voice in a specific population.

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Errant Alexa Communications Are Rare. The Benefit of Voice in Healthcare is Real

Jun 05, 2018 By Bill Rogers | CEO at Orbita IN HIPAA, IN amazon alexa, IN voice assistants, IN Voice technology, IN Patient Engagement, IN Voice Experiences, IN Google Home, IN voice-first

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 stuff his or her phone into a back pocket and sit.

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From Prevention to Administration, Examples of Voice Assistant Use in Healthcare

May 08, 2018 By Bill Cava | Chief Product Officer at Orbita IN Healthcare, IN Health, IN connected health, IN voice assistants, IN Voice technology, IN Health Insurance, IN Voice Experiences, IN voice-first, IN long-term care

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, at various points, requires information and some level of interaction with people and institutions in her healthcare sphere. This patient is living in the hopefully not-too-distance future when voice assistants play a larger role in...

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

Mar 14, 2018 By Bill Cava | Chief Product Officer at Orbita IN Caregivers, IN home care, IN Care, IN amazon alexa, IN voice assistants, IN Patient Engagement, IN Voice Experiences, IN voice-first, IN long-term care

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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