Roundup: Tech’s role in tracking, testing, treating COVID-19 // MobiHealthNews

March 31, 2020

With the incidence of new COVID-19 cases growing by the day, healthcare stakeholders are continuing to search for tools and medications to help stem the tide. We have seen the digital health community release a slew of new tools aiming to monitor the spread of the disease and facilitate better treatment. Read on for a…

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NEWS RELEASE // GetWellNetwork immediately deploys complimentary COVID-19 management modules to all clients

March 26, 2020

In partnership with leading health systems, GetWellNetwork’s dedicated offerings have the potential to impact millions of patients and alleviate provider overload   BETHESDA, MD, March 26, 2020 – The global market leader in delivering innovative patient engagement solutions, GetWellNetwork® announced today the availability of new COVID-19 management modules to manage and slow the spread of the virus…

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99 (extra!) AI predictions for 2020 // Forbes

December 18, 2019

“Q: How worried do you think we humans should be that machines will take our jobs? A: It depends what role machine intelligence will play. Machine intelligence in some cases will be useful for solving problems, such as translation. But in other cases, such as in finance or medicine, it will replace people.” As readers…

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What’s next for Veteran healthcare? // FedHealthIT

December 18, 2019

With Veterans Day occurring last month, it’s the perfect time of year to reflect on the current and future status of Veteran Healthcare in the United States. While there have been steps made in the right direction, there is still more that needs to be done. To learn more, we connected with Kriste Grau, R.N.,…

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42 more cybersecurity predictions for 2020 // Forbes

December 12, 2019

In 2020, healthcare organizations (HCOs) will take the following steps to mitigate rising security concerns: (1) gravitate towards more security standards, including HITRUST, and require additional levels of controls and certifications from all systems connected to their organizations; (2) more closely monitor user behavior and activity to maintain control; (3) slow some of the innovation and development they…

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Does the patient engagement technology market meet consumer needs? // PatientEngagementHIT

November 12, 2019

KLAS outlined key patient engagement technology vendors that appear to be meeting consumer needs. The patient engagement technology field has long been a crowded one, with a vast array of solutions promising to meet patient needs and ease the healthcare experience. Until now, it’s been hard for industry experts to identify leading technologies, but as…

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Facebook’s foray into digital healthcare // Managed Healthcare Executive

November 5, 2019

Facebook is working with U.S. health organizations to offer a Preventive Health tool that connects people to health resources and checkup reminders. People can use the tool to find affordable places to receive care, set reminders to schedule tests, and mark when tests are completed. Facebook’s initial focus is on the top two leading causes…

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Cerner uses tech partnerships to support consumerism in healthcare // Patient Engagement HIT

October 23, 2019

EHR vendor giant Cerner Corporation is leveraging health IT partnerships to help providers bring their tools into the age of healthcare consumerism. Also in September, Cerner and GetWellNetwork unveiled a partnership that put GetWellNetwork’s patient engagement and connectivity tools on the Cerner Consumer Framework as well. “Now a health system client can orchestrate their experience using GetWellNetwork…

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How digital health solutions can help hospitals eliminate opportunities for error // HIT Consultant

October 22, 2019

by LouAnn Bala, MSN, R.N. VP, strategic product management, GetWellNetwork For many hospitals and health systems, creating a culture of high reliability is a priority.  As healthcare shifts toward value-based care models that reward strong clinical outcomes, using repeatable, standardized processes to avoid errors and deliver safe, high-quality care is vital. Despite dedicated efforts, however,…

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