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What Is Health Equity and Why Does it Matter?

The topic of health equity has been in the spotlight for years within the public health realm, but only since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the country a year ago has the topic of health equity become so prominent in mainstream news. Something once discussed chiefly among policy experts and health communicators is now splashed across

SMART Applications and Digital Health Interoperability in Healthcare

The past decade has seen a sharp increase in digital health developments, and today’s market offers a plethora of digital health tools. Users have the capability to do everything from remote monitoring of patients to inpatient education to clinical decision support right at their fingertips. But as with any innovation, these tools bring both benefits

The Golden Rule of a Public Health + Digital Health Partnership

Always of critical importance within the healthcare industry, the concept of public health was propelled into the spotlight in a big way with the sudden appearance of the novel coronavirus in the United States in early 2020, shining light on public health initiatives like never before. 

Why a Mobile-Inclusive Healthcare Strategy is Key

In today’s hyper-connected world, mobile technology has become ubiquitous. With a handheld device at the ready for most people, healthcare organizations must thoughtfully consider a mobile-inclusive strategy to reach the broadest patient community.  

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. 

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.

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

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