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Behind the Scenes: Why We Acquired Docent Health

From GetWellNetwork’s first days, we’ve held true to one central belief: a more active and involved patient is a better, healthier patient. For 20 years, we’ve been innovating and improving on the concept of patient engagement, with the patient at the forefront of our minds. 

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How Digital Health Technology Can Help with Staffing Needs

It’s been nearly a year since the first cases of COVID-19 found their way to the United States. And, as the country battles a continuing surge of COVID-19 cases, there are far too many patients filling our hospitals. 

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Using Technology to Mitigate the Impact of COVID-19 on State Tourism

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, tourism was booming, both nationally and internationally. 

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The Role of Digital Health Technology in Vaccine Distribution

Nearly eleven months after the first American lockdowns for COVID-19, there’s a glimmer of hope for mitigation and resolution of the pandemic. As of November 24, five separate Phase 3 clinical trials are in progress or planned for COVID-19 vaccines in the U.S.

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Behind the Scenes of a Video Utilization Initiative in Inpatient Units

In its quest to better serve Veterans, one Mid-Atlantic VA Medical Center partnered with GetWellNetwork in FY19 and FY20 to launch a video utilization initiative across its acute inpatient units. The technology used, GetWell Inpatient, is a dynamic solution, and a key component of this initiative was for each acute inpatient Veteran to view prescriptive…

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Using GetWellNetwork in Hospice and Palliative Care

GetWell Inpatient promotional spaces provide each healthcare facility with promotional opportunities within a carousel navigation at the top of the patient’s home screen. In 2019, GetWellNetwork developed a hospice and palliative care promotional space, with an initial launch at a Mid-Atlantic VA Medical Center. This particular space was built to address several unique needs of…

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Keeping Our Veterans Connected and Engaged During the Pandemic

When COVID-19 hit a Southern VA Medical Center back in March and the facility was forced to suspend relatives’ visits to the Community Living Center (CLC), the suspension took a gigantic toll on the morale and spirits of the CLC population. Making things worse, even the beloved CLC recreational, speech, and physical therapists were not…

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Using Digital Health Technology to Optimize Resident Engagement

The 2020s may turn out to be the decade when digital technology reshapes healthcare, as an aging population and public health crises continue to challenge the country’s healthcare systems. The digital health community — including those active within the Veterans Health Administration — must work to encourage public health measures nationwide. The goal of adding…

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The Importance of Scaling Digital Engagement Programs

Digital engagement is on the rise in healthcare, an industry where market demand for digital access means that:

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