Healthcare APPtitude LIVE at HIMSS21

The last year and a half has been extremely humbling in many ways. Our industry has been rocked with unpredictability, forcing organizations to completely shift the way they operate. Initially, the shift from in-person to virtual events was likely an afterthought for most – accepted and put on the backburner. But now more than a year and a half into the COVID-19 pandemic, I believe most would agree that those face-to-face connections held a [...]

By |2021-09-16T10:21:54-04:00September 16th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

Healthcare APPtitude Guest Spotlight: South Shore Health’s Dr. Zuzanna Kubicka

Although it seems like just yesterday that we launched the Healthcare APPtitude radio show, it’s now been more than a year since we first hit the airwaves. While the past year has been extremely unpredictable for our nation – and our industry especially – one thing that has remained constant is that month after month, we’re joined by amazing guests on this show. We’ve talked with MobileSmith Health’s own thought leaders and many other [...]

By |2021-04-30T10:30:27-04:00April 30th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

How Mobile App Technology is Integrating Families into Care Teams

The experience of birthing a pre-term baby, who will then spend the beginning of their lives in a NICU, is one that no parent would hope to go through – especially when times are as tough as they’ve been for our industry and nation as a whole. That’s why we are honored to share the heartwarming story our customer, South Shore Health, recently recounted about the Angelos family and their journey during the early [...]

By |2021-02-12T14:18:29-05:00February 12th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

Watch: How Mobile Technology Can Help Ease Pandemic Challenges

The pandemic continues to cause uncertainty for all stakeholders across the healthcare industry. As healthcare organizations and health systems continue to open their doors for non-emergent appointments and procedures, it is critical that consumer confidence is restored. Last month, Bruce Kennedy, our Vice-President of Marketing, Public Relations and Customer Success, joined South Shore Health’s Luke Poppish for a timely webinar on how mobile technology can play a crucial role in encouraging patients to return [...]

By |2020-11-04T10:42:12-05:00November 4th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Now Playing: Healthcare APPtitude on HealthcareNOW Radio!

Launched in January of this year, the MobileSmith Health Healthcare APPtitude radio show has been and will continue to cover a lot of ground in 2020. From the rising costs of healthcare in America, to the response to the global COVID-19 pandemic crisis, and to the political implications of the upcoming presidential election, we examine some of the groundbreaking advances that healthcare’s thought leaders and industry influencers are bringing to the table. From an [...]

By |2020-10-27T08:31:08-04:00June 8th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

How Mobile Apps Can Help Hospitals and ASCs Restart Elective Procedures

Elective surgeries comprise 60% of hospital revenues, so that’s why hospitals and ASCs are looking to restart elective services—stat. A rebound in COVID-19 cases as cities, regions and states open back up remains a possibility, which is why hospitals and ASCs should proceed slowly with the resumption of elective procedures. Hospitals and ASCs should also explore the use of mobile apps to increase communications with patients and employees as well as reduce no-shows and [...]

By |2020-10-27T08:32:21-04:00May 13th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Deaconess Health System Delivers Crucial and Timely Information to Staff Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

While looking for options to streamline company-wide communications, Deaconess Health System planned to implement a platform where doctors, nurses, technicians, non-medical staff and volunteers could access all hospital news and information in one place. The realization that the seven-hospital health system’s 7,300 employees were constantly on the move all day long, in addition to a portion of employees having no access to a corporate email account, placed this need as a high priority in [...]

By |2020-04-17T13:39:16-04:00April 16th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Armed with Critical Information

While facing the unrelenting pressure of the COVID-19 pandemic, our U.S. healthcare system has been confronted with a secondary challenge: one of missing or delayed information. Inadequate communication channels across health systems – both internally and externally – can restrict a hospital’s ability to communicate effectively with staff and deliver critical guidance to patients. Deaconess Health System is the first provider to launch the COVID Response – Staff app from MobileSmith Health, developing a [...]

By |2020-10-27T08:33:21-04:00April 1st, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

4 Communications Lessons to Learn from the Pandemic

Although the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic seems never-ending, normal times will return. Savvy healthcare leaders will be keeping a list of lessons learned and things the health system or hospital could do better next time. Any such list should include communications strategies that could be improved for staff, patients and the community at large. In good times and during times of crisis, effective communication is critical. Consider these four communications strategies. Give your [...]

By |2020-10-27T08:33:57-04:00March 24th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

MobileSmith Health’s Customers Speak at Top Industry Events

From news of our strategic alliance with AT&T to the evolution of our patient adherence management solution, 2020 is off to a busy start. But it’s not just news of partnerships and product enhancements that we’re proud to announce. This spring, several of our customers will be front and center at major industry events where, through securing prominent speaking roles, they will share first-hand experience as to how their healthcare system implemented mobile app [...]

By |2020-02-19T12:59:23-05:00February 18th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments