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DEFINING TODAY’S DIGITAL PATIENT

DEFINING TODAY’S DIGITAL PATIENT

Helping prevent a suicide. Connecting the elderly. Tracking the responders. Today, care communication and delivery mean more than just what occurs within the hospital. For the vulnerable, the elderly, or the military, there’s a wider range for what “healthcare” means – especially once patient care goes digital.Connecting the patient to the health provider has become a basic in patient engagement, and industry innovators are using this core value to redefine care today. Pr...
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THE DOCTOR IS IN, THE PATIENT IS NOT (The Costs of a Day-of-Surgery Cancellation)

THE DOCTOR IS IN, THE PATIENT IS NOT (The Costs of a Day-of-Surgery Cancellation)

Scene: It’s seven in the morning; operating room 1 is ready; sterile equipment unpackaged and laid per protocol; the surgeon and nurses on stand-by.The patient: fasted for 8-hours; travelled from some distance with his family, who have taken a day off from work to be with him.The anesthesiologist: Checks the patient record; cancels surgery.Another day of surgery cancellation.The waste, the anxiety, the stress, the disappointment, the blame-game, and negative effect on reputations. It all h...
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The ePatient: Empowered and Engaged Digitally

The ePatient: Empowered and Engaged Digitally

A patient is a customer. The customer is the patient. The reality of the interchangeable meanings is that either is just a person being one and the same. The customer, who receives and pays his bills, is also the patient who tries to book an appointment with his doctor by phone.
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The eDOCTOR: Connected, Assisted Digitally

The eDOCTOR: Connected, Assisted Digitally

Connected Health. Technology Enabled Care (TEC). Mobile Health (mHealth). Digital Health (dHealth) Health Technology (HealthTech). Telemedicine. Telehealth.The healthcare industry’s list of digital buzzwords is long but have two things in common: They all refer to health and the power of connectivity.  Paperless billing and electronic medical records, digital health monitors, health apps, simply put, it’s all about -  engagement, ease efficiency and outcomes.And where is th...
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LifeWIRE One of 10 patents ACT: The App Association thinks "deserve recognition for their APP-solutely awesome innovations and contribution to the global economy"

PaTENt MILLION: Celebrating Ten Million Ideas and the Importance of Intellectual Property by Catlin Irr (ACT The App Association)… Today the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) celebrates the issuance of their 10 millionth patent. That’s seven zeros and a whole lot of creativity. USPTO calls this feat a “milestone of human ingenuity” – we call it the representation of American leadership in the promotion of art and science and ideas. Protecting intellectual property (IP) is th...
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LifeWIRE SELECTED AS BEST NATIONAL DIGITAL SOLUTION FOR INTERNATIONAL WORLD SUMMITS AWARD IN THE CATEGORY BEST AND MOST INNOVATIVE DIGITAL MOBILE SOLUTION

LifeWIRE SELECTED AS BEST NATIONAL DIGITAL SOLUTION FOR INTERNATIONAL WORLD SUMMITS AWARD IN THE CATEGORY BEST AND MOST INNOVATIVE DIGITAL MOBILE SOLUTION

LifeWIRE was nominated as best national digital solution for Canada for the international World Summit Awards, selecting digital innovation with impact on society.  With this nomination in the Category of Best and Most Innovative Digital Solution, LifeWIRE qualifies for evaluation by the WSA Online Jury 2017 among 391 international nominations. The World Summit Award once more showcases to the world a diameter of digital innovation, from Mexico to New Zealand, from Qatar to Germany.
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