Tag Archives: mobile

Mobile communications app saves Hancock Health $1M annually

At Greenfield, Indiana-based Hancock Health, the HIPAA laws became such that staff could no longer use alpha pagers to communicate clinical information . THE PROBLEM This prompted a multiyear search for other options. Initially, it was all about simply communicating test results or minimal clinical information. Additionally, staff conducted an internal study and confirmed that… Read More »

NIH Study Tracks Exercise with Mobile Apps to Improve Heart Health

Tiffany Powell-Wiley, M.D., M.P.H., is dedicated to making Americans healthier. She focuses on research related to heart health and the conditions that go with it. Those include obesity, high blood pressure, and diabetes. In 2013, Dr. Powell-Wiley and her team started research on how to lower rates of these chronic conditions among African Americans and… Read More »

Carbon Health merges with Direct Urgent Care, pairs mobile patient app with physical care services

Carbon Health, a startup developing a mobile platform for connecting patients to urgent and primary care, has merged with the Northern California-based Direct Urgent Care network. The result is network of seven brick-and-mortar clinics caring for 40,000 active patients, all of which is supported by a connected telehealth app that also support appointment management, payments,… Read More »