Prevent hospital-acquired infections and increase hand hygiene compliance through Veteran engagement

4 key ways to prevent and control infections

As we move from spring into summer, many regions of the country are still grappling with rising COVID-19 infection numbers, even as lockdowns are lifted and businesses reopen. For some cities, the numbers have plateaued or even dropped; across the board, however, there is concern about a second wave of COVID-19 cases emerging in the

MIchael O'Neil, Get Well Founder and CEO

A message from our CEO

The past few weeks have been terrible ones for humanity. 

Using technology to care for the whole patient

Since 1949, the month of May has traditionally been observed in the United States as Mental Health Month. This year, May also has the unfortunate distinction of having seen the highest number of COVID-19 cases and deaths nationwide.

The new normal: Surgical procedures post-COVID-19

As the country works to combat a global pandemic, COVID-19 has brought many sweeping changes to American society. Workplaces have shifted to remote conferencing for meetings, restaurants are boarded up or acting in a delivery-only capacity and retail sales are on a steep decline. 

Using 24/7 monitoring to engage patients in a pandemic

It was 2:30 a.m. on the first night of 24/7 remote patient monitoring when a patient reached out to the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network COVID-19 Care Team through GetWell Loop.

Empowering patients to choose education over fear

Eight weeks after California put into place the first statewide lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the United States is still in the thick of the public health emergency. With over 80,000 American deaths and no standardized central public health response from state to state, patients and families are desperately seeking expert, up-to-date healthcare information. 

COVID-19 brings public health community engagement into focus

As a country, we’re deep into the COVID-19 public health emergency, recently passing 1,000,000 reported domestic cases. In the month of April, that meant an average of about 30,000 newly reported cases in America…per day. 

With changed reimbursement restrictions come RPM opportunities

There has been a lot of hype about remote physiologic monitoring (RPM), colloquially known as remote patient monitoring, in recent years. These services are beneficial for patients and providers alike, allowing patients to receive the personal-touch care they need from a distance, while providing additional revenue streams for providers and enabling them to easily scale

MIchael O'Neil, Get Well Founder and CEO

COVID-19 series: We’re all in this together

I’ve been feeling a mix of emotions in recent weeks, as I’m sure you all have. I’ve felt worry and the need for preparation, but I’ve also felt an increased sense of responsibility.