Sense.ly Generates Impressive Results in First Round of Funding for Virtual Nurse Platform

Sense.ly Generates Impressive Results in First Round of Funding for Virtual Nurse PlatformThe recent Digital Health Summer Summit brought with it a plethora of announcements within the digital healthcare arena. This includes Sense.ly announcing that it has raised an impressive $2.2 million dollars in their Series A round of funding.

The company’s virtual nurse platform is designed to assist patients with monitoring their chronic conditions via a “virtual nurse.”

The virtual nurse is named Molly, and she is able provide a multitude of tasks—all in a conversational manner. This includes talking patients through how to use the platform, how to take their vitals, and providing feedback on how they are managing their stress, sleep, diet, and pain. She even connects them with a physician if needed.

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PokitDok’s New Software Designed For Customized Patient Care

PokitDok’s New Software Designed For Customized Patient CareLast week, PokitDok shared details about their new software, designed to encourage patient-centered customized care. Their new Identity Management System easily integrates with the standard EMR systems, making it easy for physicians to implement.

Since many patients seek more than one specialist or physician to address their medical needs, or to accurately diagnose a new concern, specialized software is needed to create a clear and cohesive picture of the patient’s health history. This is where Identity Management System comes in.

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UBS Announces WorldClinic as One of Their Recommended Healthcare Resources

UBS Announces WorldClinic as One of Their Recommended Healthcare ResourcesUBS is a highly regarded global wealth management company. And now it seems that health management has become a high priority for the firm as well.

In their ongoing effort to provide members with impeccable and immediate services for all of their needs, UBS recently began an exhaustive search of healthcare companies to which they could refer clients.

The search began in 2014 and included over 30 different healthcare companies. In the end, only two companies were selected, with the WorldClinic being one of them.

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Cleveland Clinic Makes Urgent Care Available From Any Mobile Device or PC

Cleveland Clinic Makes Urgent Care Available From Any Mobile Device or PCAlthough many health-related concerns may prompt the need for a doctor’s visit, not all are life-threatening emergencies requiring urgent care or an ER visit. From severe colds and flu, to skin rashes and urinary tract infections, some conditions simply come with longer wait times in an emergency situation

In an effort to provide Cleveland, Ohio residents with immediate healthcare at a price they can afford, Cleveland Clinic has partnered with America Well to offer MyCare Online.

MyCare Online allows patients immediate access to a doctor or qualified healthcare provider for a flat fee of $49. All that is needed is an Internet connection, and a camera for video conferencing. Once the health concern is identified, the healthcare professional can submit a prescription, or advise on a treatment plan. They will also refer individuals to the hospital if they feel their concerns are more urgent.

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Is Text Messaging The Future of Blood Drives?

Is Text Messaging The Future of Blood DrivesAccording to a new report from our sister site Mobile Marketing Watch, SMS may hold the key to boosting blood donations.

Per the details shared, blood donation rates are actually on the decline in developed nations around the world. It is for this reason that the Stockholm blood service in Sweden decided to turn to modern mobile communication to let donors know the impact they are making with their donation.

After someone donates blood, they probably never give it a second thought. While patient privacy must be protected, this is not to say that a donor cannot be made aware of when their blood has been used by a recipient.

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Kaiser Permanente Rolls Out ‘Be Brave’ Initiative

Kaiser Permanente Rolls Out 'Be Brave' InitiativeKaiser Permanente Southern California is bringing a brave message to the world.

As detailed in an announcement this morning, The Special Olympics Athlete Oath is “Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt.”

“What’s braver than athletes who have defied stereotypes and incalculable odds to compete, represent their community, and bring glory to a sport they love?” the respected healthcare company asks.
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PokitDok Props Up New Identity Management System

PokitDok Props Up New Identity Management SystemOn Tuesday at the Digital Health Summer Summit, PokitDok introduced its new Identity Management System. Built on the PokitDok Platform, the new PokitDok Identity Management System is an HL7 compliant API that can integrate with multiple provider identity systems, typically Electronic Medical Record systems.

How does it work?

It is designed to identify, map and ultimately match and merge patient information for more personalized care.

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