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.
Polymorphic Medicine is a new approach to health and care encompassing a whole life health model, from self-care and disease prevention to treatment of acute and chronic conditions. It is the optimal blend of self-care, physical care, and virtual care — matching patient needs and preferences with available resources to maximize outcomes.
The way healthcare is delivered has gone through dramatic changes over the past few years, and these changes have been accelerated and cemented during the pandemic. With the increasing integration of technology and healthcare, data security is a growing concern for patients and providers alike.
Hippo Technologies, Inc. ™ (Hippo), a global virtual care company delivering solutions for healthcare and medical education, announced today that Barry University’s School of Podiatric Medicine is using the Hippo Virtual CareTM (HVC) platform to provide its medical educators with remote teaching and proctoring, continuing medical education, and consultation solutions. “The Hippo technology will enable us to bring streaming doctor-patient […]