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Building a Smart Room: What Hospitals Should Consider

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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…

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Mental Health: A Key Element of a Patient’s Well-Being

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…

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Partnering with The DAISY Foundation to Recognize Nurses

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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…

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Honoring Moms Through Personalized Patient Engagement

Every day, all across the world, mothers and babies are in need of healthcare services — inpatient care, social services and resources, and long-term care for a postpartum condition to name just a few. However, women in the United States are more likely to die from childbirth than women living in…

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Honored by KLAS Recognition of Our COVID-19 Response

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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.

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Bring Your Own Device: The Evolution of Patient Engagement

The healthcare industry has a problem: many patients are increasingly apprehensive and distrustful of some of its most crucial aspects, with 81% of consumers unsatisfied with their healthcare experience, according to a GE Healthcare Camden Group survey.

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What Is Health Equity and Why Does it Matter?

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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…

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SMART Applications and Digital Health Interoperability in Healthcare

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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…

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The Golden Rule of a Public Health + Digital Health Partnership

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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. 

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Why a Mobile-Inclusive Healthcare Strategy is Key

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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.  

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