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Five Considerations When Developing Connected Medical Devices

Internet-enabled devices, especially in the medical field, can have specific requirements that may not apply to traditional products. Looking forward 10 years from now, everyone may take their connected medical devices for granted, as you do when you consult your smart watch today. But before ubiquity and even design iteration comes standards, and standards develop out of careful analysis of the challenges and sensitivities of a market. Today, the medical device industry, [...]

By | May 15th, 2017|Categories: Digital Health, Internet of Things|

Zipit Recognized in 2016 Market Guide for Clinical Communication & Collaboration

The Zipit® Enterprise Critical Messaging Solution™ has been recognized in the 2016 Gartner Market Guide for Clinical Communication and Collaboration (CC&C) platforms.   Barry Runyon, analyst at Gartner Inc. and author of the report, described the recent rise of clinical communication & collaboration platforms, saying: "Healthcare provider CIOs and clinical leadership have begun to deploy CC&C platforms more widely in an effort to better coordinate care, improve outcomes and avoid readmission penalties...In the [...]

By | January 18th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Secure the Facts: Communication’s Role in Improving Sepsis Alerting & Intervention Time

Sepsis was named the most expensive disease to treat in U.S. hospitals in 2011, posing an estimated total cost of $20 billion annually. It became a Core Measure in October 2015, meaning it could be one of the twelve conditions chosen by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to be measured regarding value-based purchasing (VBP). Below, we share some facts about sepsis and explain the opportunities for secure text messaging to improve sepsis alerting and [...]

By | October 28th, 2016|Categories: Secure Messaging, Zipit|