Hippo Virtual Care Making A Difference to Wound Care at Michigan Medicine At Hippo, we’re always looking to highlight innovative people in the healthcare community. We recently sat down with Dr. Alton R. Johnson, Jr. to talk about his role as a current Fellowship Innovator in the 2023 “Research | Innovation | Scholarship | Education” […]
Addressing Gaps in Chronic Wound Care with a Virtual Approach Chronic wounds significantly affect patients’ quality of life, leaving many immobile, unable to work, and financially unstable. They can increase the length of a hospital stay, put patients at a higher risk for infection, and increase the likelihood of readmission due to complications. In the […]
Arab Health Exhibition: Establishing a resilient healthcare system in MENA With the world still recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic and the increasing health dangers posed by climate change, there has never been a greater need for a resilient healthcare system in the MENA region. This year, the Arab Health Exhibition & Congress brings together over […]
Reduce Readmissions Rates by Bringing the Specialist to the Patient July 25, 2022 Hospital readmissions are costly, and they can indicate a breakdown in care. The current readmission rate in the US is 14%, which adds up to 3.8 million people being readmitted to the hospital every year. The average cost of which is $15,200 […]
The use of video conferencing for telehealth revolutionized remote care, making patients more comfortable and allowing providers to deliver better care. Now, the use of augmented reality with smart glasses and head worn tablets is continuing to transform the space.
Nephrology, like many other medical specialties, is facing a critical shortage of providers. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has only increased this burden as kidney injury from COVID-19 occurs in as many as 43% of patients in some hospitals, and is associated with significant morbidity and mortality rates. The resulting demand increase for dialysis has pushed providers and staff to their limits, in a medical specialty that already experiences high turnover rates.
The use of virtual care has skyrocketed over the past year. A survey by McKinsey and Company found that while virtual care utilization is beginning to level out, it remains 38 times higher than before the COVID-19 pandemic.
Hippo Technologies, Inc. ™ (Hippo), a leading virtual care company delivering solutions for healthcare and medical education, announced today the launch of a partnership with Simply Video, bringing customers a virtual care solution that integrates seamlessly via SIP and H.323 with all third-party video platforms, including Cisco, Microsoft Teams, and Zoom.
Virtual care is building a fifth wave of digital innovation in healthcare, enabling patients and providers more control over their data and care. Seattle-based Hippo Technologies, Inc. is revolutionizing virtual care and medical education with next-generation wearable technologies that transcend conventional boundaries, helping serve patients across the globe.
As a part of our series about cutting-edge technological breakthroughs, I had the pleasure of interviewing Brian Hamilton, president and co-founder of Hippo Technologies, Inc.