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4 Surefire Ways To Secure High Physician Adoption Of mHealth Apps

July 2, 2014 | Adam Turinas

Health systems that drive the buy-in of physicians at an early stage are more likely to achieve overwhelming physician adoption of care coordination focused mHealth apps. Without effective communication and knowledge sharing most physicians are especially resistant to using secure messaging apps. The journey to ensuring your clinicians’ texting is HIPAA compliant begins long before your … Continue reading 4 Surefire Ways To Secure High Physician Adoption Of mHealth Apps

HIPAA Compliance:#1 Factor In Choosing A Secure Messaging App

July 1, 2014 | Adam Turinas

Over the next few weeks, we will be sharing what we believe are key factors to consider in selecting a HIPAA-compliant secure messaging solution for care coordination. There are nine factors that we reviewed in this post and they are based on feedback from discussions with Health IT buyers. First and foremost, the number one factor … Continue reading HIPAA Compliance:#1 Factor In Choosing A Secure Messaging App

Secure Messaging App – mHealth Vendor Evaluation Checklist

June 26, 2014 | Adam Turinas

If you are in the process of selecting a secure texting provider, you are probably a little overwhelmed by the choices. On the surface they all seem the same but there are many factors to consider and dozens of questions to answer.   We talk with Healthcare IT executives each day and based on their … Continue reading Secure Messaging App – mHealth Vendor Evaluation Checklist

91 Questions To Include In RFP For Secure Messaging mHealth App

June 13, 2014 | Adam Turinas

At Practice Unite, we are often invited to participate in secure messaging RFP’s. As concerns over HIPAA compliance increases and the risk posed by unsecured texting becomes a bigger concern for healthcare systems, there is an increased level of interest in secure texting enabled mobile apps as a way to provide clinicians with an encrypted messaging solution. Some organizations … Continue reading 91 Questions To Include In RFP For Secure Messaging mHealth App

Healthcare Infomatics On Improving Coordinated Care With mHealth App

June 4, 2014 | Uniphy Health

Check out this in-depth analysis of Practice Unite’s app for coordinated care, written for healthcare IT and informatics professionals. Smartphone app has improved efficiency through better communications across the medical staff “Communication breakdowns in healthcare affect care teams and their patients at every stage of the care process, from diagnosis to treatment. Without a network to enable … Continue reading Healthcare Infomatics On Improving Coordinated Care With mHealth App

CMO Delivers Highlights On American Telemedicine Association Conference Keynote

May 20, 2014 | Uniphy Health

Our very own Chief Medical Officer, Stu Hochron, reporting from the American Telemedicine Association conference in Baltimore MD United Health Group President and CEO, Steven Hemsley, was a guest speaker at the annual meeting of the American Telemedicine Association in Baltimore today. UHG is the largest healthcare company in the world, with annual revenue of … Continue reading CMO Delivers Highlights On American Telemedicine Association Conference Keynote

mHealth App For Coordinated Care Shortens Consult Delivery To Minutes

May 14, 2014 | Adam Turinas

Based on interviews we have conducted with hospitalists, ED physicians, resident physicians and nurses, the delay between a consult being ordered through CPOE and being received by the physician can range from a few hours to as long as a few days. Surgeons reported to us that it could take four hours to get a … Continue reading mHealth App For Coordinated Care Shortens Consult Delivery To Minutes

mHealth Platform Solving Coordinated Care Patient Engagement & More

May 7, 2014 | Uniphy Health

Medcity gives a very succinct review about Practice Unite, how it works, what it does: “One of the interesting things about Practice Unite’s platform is that it considers different levels of communication intensity. A request for a consult may be more urgent than, say, a notice about a staff meeting. But the idea is that by … Continue reading mHealth Platform Solving Coordinated Care Patient Engagement & More

300-Bed Hospital Saves $2 million With mHealth App In A Single Year

May 7, 2014 | Uniphy Health

Healthcare IT News’ article breaks down how Practice Unite saved a 300-bed hospital $2 million in a year:   At a time when hospital officials around the country are looking for proof that mHealth-based communication tools will help them save money, officials at LibertyHealth’s Jersey City Medical Center are offering hard figures. The 300-bed hospital, which … Continue reading 300-Bed Hospital Saves $2 million With mHealth App In A Single Year

Physicians—The Key To High mHealth Adoption Across Hospitals

May 5, 2014 | Adam Turinas

A hospital’s success in implementing an electronic health record will depend largely on physicians’ willingness to adopt the new technology. Therefore, before embarking on such an initiative, finance leaders should conduct a targeted survey to assess the likelihood that the initiative will meet with physician resistance. The survey results can provide a basis for developing an … Continue reading Physicians—The Key To High mHealth Adoption Across Hospitals

mhealth App For Coordinated Care Reduces Preventable Readmissions

May 5, 2014 | Adam Turinas

Lowering preventable readmissions is a universally high priority issue for US healthcare systems. This issue is part of a goal to improve outcomes and reduce cost by enabling providers, clinicians, care coordinators, nurses, home health workers and patients to work together more effectively to keep patients healthy. Inefficient communications is seen as a critical obstacle … Continue reading mhealth App For Coordinated Care Reduces Preventable Readmissions

Webinar On ROI of HIPAA Compliant Secure Messaging Apps For Coordinated Care

May 5, 2014 | Adam Turinas

We conducted a webinar on the impact of secure texting communications in healthcare with the awesome Futura Mobility.   You can watch the webinar below. In this webinar you will learn how to: Protect your organization from HIPAA violations Develop new ways to improve clinical workflows, lower readmission rates and drive additional efficiencies through better-coordinated … Continue reading Webinar On ROI of HIPAA Compliant Secure Messaging Apps For Coordinated Care

Residents Lower Patient Length of Stay With mHealth Coordinated Care App

May 4, 2014 | Uniphy Health

Residents, and all members of their patient care teams, use Practice Unite’s “Patient List” to update and review real-time patient information. In this way each resident on a case can add current patient information and stay in touch with all others involved with a case, including the attending physician. Sign-in/sign-out procedures become more about patient … Continue reading Residents Lower Patient Length of Stay With mHealth Coordinated Care App

HIPAA Compliant Secure Messaging App Improves Surgical Coordinated Care & Communications 6X

May 4, 2014 | Uniphy Health

Surgeons and their clinical teams are using Practice Unite, a leading HIPAA text solution, for coordinated care improvements. Surgeons, PAs and consultants on surgical cases use Practice Unite to determine the need for admission and surgery, to manage changing post-operative conditions, to discuss consultant suggestions and to coordinate discharges. PAs are among the highest users of … Continue reading HIPAA Compliant Secure Messaging App Improves Surgical Coordinated Care & Communications 6X

mHealth App For Coordinated Care Reduces Referral Leakage [Study]

May 4, 2014 | Uniphy Health

Hospitals are benefiting from the more efficient communication of clinicians using Practice Unite. Practice Unite reduces hospital length of stay, and speeds ED discharges by rapidly delivering real-time clinical data to physicians, and by facilitating communications among physicians and nurses. More patients are treated locally because referring physicians can easily find and communicate with specialized consultants and … Continue reading mHealth App For Coordinated Care Reduces Referral Leakage [Study]

mHealth App For Coordinated Care Saves 300-bed Hospital $720,000 in Observation Unit

May 4, 2014 | Uniphy Health

Improving the speed of care for patients The best result for a patient being observed is treatment and release in less than 24 hours. To achieve this, observation physicians, consultants, nurse practitioners and nurses must quickly share key clinical information (EKGs, troponin levels, etc.) and diagnose, treat and arrange for patient discharges in real-time. Treating … Continue reading mHealth App For Coordinated Care Saves 300-bed Hospital $720,000 in Observation Unit

Spotlight On mHealth Startup Cofounders From NJIT EDC Incubator

March 27, 2014 | Uniphy Health

“Located at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) Enterprise Development Center (EDC) in Newark, Navio Health is a digital healthcare startup. The company says it is easing communication between healthcare providers and others with its secure Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)-compliant messaging app, Practice Unite. Cofounders Adam Turinas (AT), president, and Stuart Hochron (SH), chief medical … Continue reading Spotlight On mHealth Startup Cofounders From NJIT EDC Incubator

HIPAA Compliance Benefits Of Secure Messaging mHealth App [Press]

September 26, 2013 | Uniphy Health

“… Practice Unite product allows doctors, nurses and administrators to securely communicate with one another through whatever devices they choose—… By allowing the hospital IT departments to easily wipe clean any patient information or hospital data from any device that has been authenticated and approved for use in the network, medical staff can securely share information … Continue reading HIPAA Compliance Benefits Of Secure Messaging mHealth App [Press]

Secure Messaging & Coordinated Care mHealth App Unveiled [Press]

June 5, 2013 | Uniphy Health

“In a crowded hospital setting like Liberty Health’s Jersey City Medical Center, the common forms of staff communication are text message, e-mail, intercom, or, if worse comes to worst, a shout down the hallway. Not exactly the most efficient way to gain a doctor’s or nurse’s attention or discuss patient information. With the popularity of … Continue reading Secure Messaging & Coordinated Care mHealth App Unveiled [Press]