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08.09.2017

Patient Communication Systems: Practical Advice for Technology Evaluation

Last week we discussed how changes in the healthcare environment have set the stage for a renewed emphasis in how your practice communicates with your patient population. These changes…

08.03.2017

Patient Communication Systems: Moving Towards the Future

Despite a growing awareness of the move towards the consumerization of healthcare, medical practices have been somewhat slow to embrace technologies that are taken for granted in every other facet…

07.20.2017

Cedars-Sinai's accelerator teaches startups what healthcare's really like

When a hospital wants to deploy a new technology, a major decision is whether to partner with a company or build it themselves. Building something uses a lot more…

05.26.2017

Health-Tech Startups Thriving One Year After Graduating From Cedars-Sinai Accelerator

One year after graduating from the Cedars-Sinai Accelerator powered by Techstars, several health-tech startups are swiftly expanding their innovations into hospitals and other healthcare settings for the benefit of patients…

08.23.2016

How Text Messaging Can Transform Patient-Provider Communication

At Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, patient-provider communication is a key part of driving patient engagement. Text messaging may be crucial to pushing that even further…

08.19.2016

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Deploys Text Messaging Platform To Enhance Patient Communication, Engagement

Los Angeles-based Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has tapped a digital health startup that came through its inaugural healthcare accelerator program to deploy a digital tool that enhances patient communication and engagement…

03.10.2016

Can a messaging service for patient communication with front office staff eliminate time suck?

WELL Health mobile health company has developed what it says is a HIPAA compliant messaging system between patients and front office staff to speed up the process of filling out medical forms online to help physician practices and hospitals improve communication with patients…