Blog Category: News

Medical Error Now The Third Leading Cause of Death

May 4, 2016 | Uniphy Health

A new study published in BMJ concludes medical error is responsible for 251,000 deaths per year. The errors stem from misdiagnoses, incorrect medication (e.g., wrong dosage) and failures in communication. The study’s authors urge regulatory changes to require physicians to report when a death is caused by a medical error. Read the story at BMJ.com. … Continue reading Medical Error Now The Third Leading Cause of Death

Hospital Improves HCAHPS Scores With Secure Messaging App

November 24, 2015 | Uniphy Health

Nurses and other clinicians have long relied on overhead pages to communicate with physicians scattered across hospitals. Providing a quiet environment for patients, as a result, has been a difficult aim for most hospitals to achieve. Luckily, the technology now exists for clinicians to quickly and quietly communicate with physicians.   By utilizing a secure messaging, mHealth app for clinical staff, this hospital … Continue reading Hospital Improves HCAHPS Scores With Secure Messaging App

mHeath Innovation: The Answer To Healthcare’s Interoperability Woes?

July 1, 2015 | Uniphy Health

HIMSS Media’s Executive Editor Tom Sullivan published an article describing the future of interoperability (link below). The article appeared in yesterday’s Healthcare IT News. It describes how healthcare organizations can use applications like Practice Unite to further interoperability and communications among providers and patients. Read full article here. The author writes, “I’m going to group … Continue reading mHeath Innovation: The Answer To Healthcare’s Interoperability Woes?

Solving Healthcare’s Broken Communication Problem With mHealth

February 17, 2015 | Uniphy Health

Last week, Adam Turinas, Practice Unite’s CEO sat on NYC Health 2.0’s Startup Founder Roundtable with other seasoned healthcare and HIT startup leaders and venture capitalists. The topic of discussion was getting early stage startups to ‘the next level’. For Practice Unite there have been several steps in the evolution of the business: “2012 was … Continue reading Solving Healthcare’s Broken Communication Problem With mHealth

Practice Unite Unveils Patient App on Integrated mHealth Platform

February 2, 2015 | Uniphy Health

Practice Unite® Unveils Patient App, Allowing Patients to Communicate with Physicians and Care Coordinators Through the Use of an Industry’s First Single, Secure, Real-time Platform February 2, 2015- Newark, NJ: Practice Unite, a secure, customizable, mobile application platform for healthcare organizations, announced the addition of its patient application to its suite of mobile apps that … Continue reading Practice Unite Unveils Patient App on Integrated mHealth Platform

Hunterdon Healthcare Selects Secure mHealth App Platform

December 16, 2014 | Uniphy Health

Practice Unite (now known as Uniphy Health) sets a new industry standard for delivering the highest level of service and support with customer engagement managers. December 16, 2014 – Newark, NJ: Practice Unite, a customizable, HIPAA-compliant smartphone application, designed to improve communications and speed up workflows in hospitals, today announced that Hunterdon Healthcare has selected … Continue reading Hunterdon Healthcare Selects Secure mHealth App Platform

Futura Mobility Featuring Secure Messaging ROI Report With CHIME

October 28, 2014 | Uniphy Health

Futura Mobility will be offering a whitepaper on the ROI of Practice Unite to attendees of the College of Healthcare and Information Management Executives (CHIME) Best Practices Institute (BPI) Showcase. Futura Mobility will not only showcase Practice Unite’s impact on Jersey City Medical Center (which generated over $2 million in cost savings) but also offer strategic insights on how hospital CIOs can effectively … Continue reading Futura Mobility Featuring Secure Messaging ROI Report With CHIME

Providing mHealth & Strategic Mobile IT Services With Futura Mobility

August 12, 2014 | Uniphy Health

We are very proud to announce our partnership with the great Futura Mobility. Futura Mobility specializes in deploying mobile technology services across the healthcare industry. Last week we announced a two-year strategic partnership between our companies, which will enable healthcare providers to unify their mobile IT strategy. With the unification of our technologies, healthcare providers will be able to more … Continue reading Providing mHealth & Strategic Mobile IT Services With Futura Mobility

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 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

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]