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Press Release

Cancer Support Community and Equiva Health partner to create new industry standard for digital cancer support

NEWS RELEASE – We’re thrilled to join the Cancer Support Community (CSC) in bringing an innovative model of care to underserved communities. CSC will use Equiva technology to reach patients with important support resources via broadband-enabled tablets. Research shows that people living in rural areas have lower cancer survival rates than those residing in urban areas. Qualifying individuals can apply for the FCC’s Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP.)

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New Connected Home Health Hub provides single point of access to healthcare services, supporting remote engagement, coordinated management and hybrid care delivery

NEWS RELEASE – Sitting prominently on a kitchen counter or bedside stand, this configurable tablet is the home’s single point of access for remote patient monitoring, chronic care management, telehealth visits, patient education materials, wellness services, language interpretation, digital assessments, and other offerings.

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Blog

Why healthcare needs a digital health hub – part 2

BLOG – Part two of this blog post explores work from Australian researchers who describe the concept of a web-based personal digital health “hub” for integrated patient care. Their focus: to improve education, service integration, data exchange and engagement of all stakeholders including patients and healthcare providers.

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Why healthcare needs a digital health hub

BLOG – What is the term “digital health hub” mean in today’s healthcare ecosystem? Can it improve education, service integration, data exchange and engagement of all stakeholders including patients and healthcare providers?” Does it support today’s efforts to advance health equity?

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Is healthcare ready for a Super App?

BLOG – Rather than being built to do one thing well, super apps have power to fire up many offerings in a single, stand-alone environment. They’re gaining traction in Asia. And Elon Musk recently discussed the concept in his dealings with Twitter. What could and should a healthcare super app look like and how might it bring value to our industry’s ecosystem?

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What brave new worlds are in store for digital health?

BLOG – Based on Images from the James Webb Space Telescope, NASA suggests we’re beginning a new era in astrophysics and space exploration. Data arrives daily from the telescope located 1.5 million kilometers from earth. Within hours, scientists are analyzing this data, crafting and interpreting images, developing hypotheses, and publishing research. What will come in the decade ahead as JWST provides countless insights into our universe? In parallel, consider the abundant advances we’ve made in digital health in the past decade. Innovation is indeed alive and well – and offers promise to advance health equity, improve health outcomes and reduce healthcare costs.

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What Ubuntu could mean for health equity

BLOG – The amount of progress our industry has made with digital health advances is quite amazing. Yet, I am struck by the possibilities to make further advances in the context of Ubuntu. Ubuntu is not a complete solution, rather a place to start to find a certain type of peace within ourselves in all of this chaos.

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What is healthcare equity? How will digital make an impact?

BLOG – An article from authors at Tulane University provides a solid overview of concepts related to healthcare equity. Healthcare leaders must keep pushing for equity. In order to tip the scales, digital solutions must be readily accessible, extremely easy to use, and affordable.

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Improving language interpretation: How one hospital uses a tablet-based app

BLOG – A patient experience team discovered that language interpretation services could be easily added to Equiva-powered tablets used in all pre-op and post-op patient bays. “With this technology, we have no excuse to be delayed due to language barriers. The solution plays a critical role in helping us care for patients and it can even be lifesaving,” said the hospital’s manager of patient experience.

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