HIMSS19 Takeaway: Interoperability is Key to Creating Exceptional Patient Experiences

by Chris Wiegand on 2/21/19 2:26 PM

Last week, I was present as HIMSS19 took over Orlando with thousands of healthcare providers and technology professionals converging to discuss innovation and emerging technologies in healthcare. The excitement around the newly unveiled information blocking rule has increased the push for vendor interoperability and while the healthcare industry is certainly rife with legacy technology, sensitive data, and bureaucracy, it is on the precipice of monumental change. In recent years, we’ve seen hospitals and healthcare facilities taking small steps towards holistic digital healthcare delivery, and after such an exciting week at HIMSS19, I expect we’re going to see them take bigger strides towards a healthcare landscape which has fully embraced innovation and is well on its way to harnessing the power of the Internet of Things (IoT).

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Webinar: Navigating a Better Patient Experience - Lee Health's Digital Transformation

by Jody Shaffer on 1/3/19 9:15 AM

It's an exciting time for the healthcare industry and emerging digital technologies. The industry is on the crest of digital transformation and healthcare providers are set to ride the proverbial wave by leveraging indoor mapping and location-aware technology to create an environment that is both situationally aware and patient-centric. Among those innovating is Southwest Florida's healthcare system, Lee Health.

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The Role of Mobile Apps in the Patient Experience

by Jibestream on 1/1/19 9:00 AM

As we move towards the Digital Hospital of the future, mobile apps are a key component to enhancing traditional wayfinding technology. We’re already using them for almost everything else in our daily lives, and as such we’ve developed a reliance on them for accurate, real-time information, instructions, and their simplification of our day-to-day actions. We depend on mobile apps to remove friction from our lives. An integral part of an enterprise wayfinding platform, mobile apps have the ability to effectively automate and streamline the overall patient experience. 

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Hospital Wayfinding: The Key to Changing the Healthcare System

by Jibestream on 1/1/19 8:47 AM

Healthcare delivery systems are an integral element of any society and is usually considered a good indicator of how developed that society is. There have been numerous exciting breakthroughs in the healthcare sector over the years, which has resulted in both the extension of peoples' lives and an improved worldwide standard of living.

Most of these big healthcare breakthroughs have appeared in the form of new medicines or vaccine discoveries. However, there has now been a breakthrough in the running of healthcare operations that has the potential to save lives through sheer efficiency: Experiential Wayfinding.

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5 Ways Experiential Wayfinding can Improve Healthcare for Veterans

by Jibestream on 1/1/19 8:47 AM

 

Advances in digital wayfinding technologies are giving rise to new opportunities for radically improved customer experiences across a number of industries. One place that stands to benefit significantly from these advances in location-aware technologies is the healthcare sector. The opportunity to reduce the anxiety of patients visiting healthcare facilities, improve the patient experience, and ultimately increase the efficiencies and operations for healthcare facilities is significant. 

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