Big data: Bold promise? Or the hardest part of population health, precision medicine and better patient experience?

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Leading providers are already thinking about how to transform themselves from data-driven to information-driven organizations, able to offer drastically improved patient experience akin to Amazon and Google. But it’s not easy. Seattle Children’s Chief Data Officer Eugene Kolker offered up a confession: “I’m a little bit nervous right now about what’s happening in our industry. People are moving from one … Read More

Using Data to Unlock the Patient Experience

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The topic of big data has rocketed to stardom, often popping up as a business publication’s lead article, headlining a conference and even commandeering casual conversation. And there’s good reason for it; the collection and analysis of patient demographics, preferences and product feedback helps companies develop and communicate the value of their products and services to their end users. Just … Read More

Smart Clinic is a 2015 Arizona Innovation Challenge Semifinalist!

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We are thrilled to have made it to the semifinalist round of the 2015 Arizona Innovation Challenge! Announced earlier this week, the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) has selected Smart Clinic as one of 25 semifinalists in the bi-annual business plan competition for promising early-stage companies in high-growth industries.

Unraveling the Patient Engagement Problem

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Today’s mHealth Technologies are positioned to become powerful forces for collaboration between healthcare providers and patients; but how do healthcare providers invite patients to engage in creating better health outcomes for themselves in a more significant way?

Keeping Pace: How Technology Will Influence Changes in Healthcare

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As healthcare moves to a value-based model, physicians will need a complete understanding of a patient’s health. This will involve creating technologies that empower patients to maintain and distribute data from a multitude of different sources including physician messages, insurance claims, pharmacy data, laboratory and imaging results and patient-generated information.

Is mHealth a Health IT Disruptor?

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One of the key aspects of Health IT that differs from other companies and industry is the absolute need for data security – especially of patient information. So convincing organizations to disrupt, or change their policies and procedures, is not an easy task.