HIMSS 2015 Round-Up

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Last week was the annual HIMSS Conference in Chicago – which saw over 40,000 attendees this year (up from just over 5,000 last year). It’s definitely the biggest Health IT even of the year and we’ve put together the following recap of headlines from our favorite online sources:

Healthcare and Smartphones

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We all know that smartphone adoption is on the rise throughout the world – especially in healthcare. In fact, 70% of adults in the United States currently own a smartphone. And many of them also own a tablet or similar mobile device, which also run smartphone OS like iOS and Android.

Patients Want Their Doctors to use Technology

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A new survey by Nuance Communications has found that a vast majority of patients would like their doctors to embrace technology – both in and out of the office – as long as it doesn’t interrupt meaningful interaction.

Doctors & Patients Are Embracing mHealth

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A recently published survey conducted by Research Now found that more and more doctors and patients are keen on using mHealth technology as part of their healthcare.

Smart Clinic Featured in Round Up Magazine

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We are thrilled to share a wonderful, feature article about Smart Clinic and it’s founder and CEO, Dr. Paul Berggreen in the February issue of Round Up Magazine.

Improving Patients’ Experience in Healthcare

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Part of the reason why we developed Smart Clinic was to enhance people’s experiences when they’re interacting with the healthcare system. We do this by taking advantage of new technology (like the smart phone) and really focusing on some of the key pieces of the patient (and provider) experience – like procedure prep, education, medication adherence, scheduling, etc.

Upcoming Webinar: mHealth Tools and Patient Surveys

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Smart Clinic is excited about its upcoming new webinar on Tuesday, March 31 at 11:30am PT to discuss the importance of measuring patient satisfaction. We’ll also examine current tools for measuring satisfaction and explore how mHealth tools can become an integral part of future best practices.