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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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MEETH: improving language interpretation

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 Kerry Donohue, MSN, RN, patient experience manager and culture leader at Northwell Health’s Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital.

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Language as a barrier to health: What Equiva’s doing to address this issue

BLOG – “To make the most of contracts with interpreter services, executive leaders should choose a company that offers enough skilled translators for their primary languages of need. These interpreters should provide video and/or audio services as well as the ability to translate written documents. Meanwhile, all clinical care providers and administrative staff should be equipped with tablets and/or smartphones to use for video and audio calling at the point of care.”

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Equiva Health Relationship Management

Welcome to Equiva’s new blog

BLOG – As our organization has grown, we’ve identified new opportunities to support our customers in advancing their digital health, patient engagement and consumer experience initiatives. We’re pleased to introduce our new blog where we’ll share insights and perspectives on the issues, trends and topics shaping the healthcare industry.

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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?

Read More »
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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?

Read More »
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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.

Read More »
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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.

Read More »
digital health equity
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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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MEETH: improving language interpretation
Blog

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 Kerry Donohue, MSN, RN, patient experience manager and culture leader at Northwell Health’s Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital.

Read More »
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Language as a barrier to health: What Equiva’s doing to address this issue

BLOG – “To make the most of contracts with interpreter services, executive leaders should choose a company that offers enough skilled translators for their primary languages of need. These interpreters should provide video and/or audio services as well as the ability to translate written documents. Meanwhile, all clinical care providers and administrative staff should be equipped with tablets and/or smartphones to use for video and audio calling at the point of care.”

Read More »
Equiva Health Relationship Management
Blog

Welcome to Equiva’s new blog

BLOG – As our organization has grown, we’ve identified new opportunities to support our customers in advancing their digital health, patient engagement and consumer experience initiatives. We’re pleased to introduce our new blog where we’ll share insights and perspectives on the issues, trends and topics shaping the healthcare industry.

Read More »