How to Encourage Patient Activation in a High Tech World

Even in the rapidy-evolving healthcare industry, patient activation is a relatively new concept, but why does it matter and how can it help your hospital?  It simple terms, it's a measure that describes the role that patient education has on improving health outcomes.  A way to measure a person's level of activation, called the Patient Activation Measure (PAM), began at the University of Oregon as the result of a study by professor Judith Hibbard.  In [...]

By | 2017-09-20T19:19:50+00:00 August 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Apple App Store Shutdown

The busiest season on the App Store is here.  New apps and app updates will not be accepted from December 23 to 27 (Pacific Time).  Any releases should be submitted, approved, and scheduled in advance.  Thank you for your cooperation!

By | 2017-01-03T17:53:03+00:00 December 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

3 Steps to Better Physician-Patient Communication in Your Hospital

When was the last time your doctor recommended setting reminders on your smartphone, or walked you though how to use their mobile app for FAQs? Communication breakdowns are not only costly for providers, but dangerous for your patients. A recent CRICO study found poor physician-patient communication contributed to nearly 2,000 deaths, and $1.7 billion in malpractice claims over the course of five years. Reminding a patient to stop eating the night of surgery may be communicated, but [...]

By | 2016-11-18T14:55:45+00:00 August 30th, 2016|Blog, Mobile Strategy, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Setting Up Android Cloud for Push Notifications – Client Success Webinar

In this week's webinar we'll walk through how to set up Android Cloud for Push Notifications in MobileSmith.  Take a look at our Client Success Webinar Schedule for 2016, where we'll discuss various topics and guide you through using the MobileSmith platform every other Wednesday.  We'll also make these recordings available on demand in case you are unable to attend.  Let us know if you have a topic that you would like us to cover!

By | 2016-11-18T14:55:46+00:00 August 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments