As the digital transformation of the healthcare industry shifts expectations for care delivery, collective interest in smart hospitals has also increased. The road from smart room ideation to that first successful patient discharge can be a long one, with many bumps along the way — but with the right preparation, you can smooth those bumps
May is National Mental Health Awareness Month, and after a year of shared global trauma stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic, taking time to focus on mental health seems particularly poignant this year. First established by Mental Health America in 1949 and recently proclaimed by President Biden’s administration, the aim of Mental Health Awareness Month is
May is National Nurses Month — dedicated to honoring the year-round hard work and dedication of nurses. An expansion of National Nurses Week, National Nurses Month was first put into place in 2020 by the American Nurses Association, as part of the Year of the Nurse. The Year of the Nurse, which began in 2020,
It’s been a year since I first reached out to you about the COVID-19 pandemic. At the time, I shared the innovation GetWellNetwork had rapidly put in place — mobile solutions available immediately to help keep patients safe at home and protect employees from infection.
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
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.
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.
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.
Before the COVID-19 pandemic, tourism was booming, both nationally and internationally.