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The Patient is in

The "Patient is in" is a real time, HIPAA-compliant messaging app which significantly reduces patient wait times by notifying the doctor on her Apple Watch or wireless AirPods when a patient is ready to be treated

The "Patient is in" is a real time, HIPAA-compliant messaging app which significantly reduces patient wait times by notifying the doctor on her Apple Watch or wireless AirPods when a patient is ready to be treated

The Patient is in

by Zaid Al-Timimi
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What is it about?

The "Patient is in" is a real time, HIPAA-compliant messaging app which significantly reduces patient wait times by notifying the doctor on her Apple Watch or wireless AirPods when a patient is ready to be treated.

The Patient is in

App Details

Version
2.4
Rating
NA
Size
26Mb
Genre
Medical Business
Last updated
June 3, 2017
Release date
September 21, 2016
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App Store Description

The "Patient is in" is a real time, HIPAA-compliant messaging app which significantly reduces patient wait times by notifying the doctor on her Apple Watch or wireless AirPods when a patient is ready to be treated.

The "Patient is in" app contains an Apple Watch app for doctors and an iPad app for the charge nurse.


* Notifications and Alerts *

The charge nurse uses the "Patient is in" iPad app to send a notification to the doctor consisting of

- The name of the room in which the patient is waiting
- Important notes about the patient such as if he has irregular vital signs

and the "Patient is in" watch app will alert the doctor with

- A discrete vibration felt on her wrist
- An optional, audible sound


* Siri support and wireless announcements with AirPods *

If a doctor has paired Bluetooth earphones such as Apple's AirPods to her iPhone, she will hear the patient assignment on her AirPods. Doctors can also converse with the charge nurse using Siri to hear and respond to patient assignments:

- "Hey Siri, read my Patient messages"
- "Hey Siri, send a Patient message saying I'll go to Exam Room 2 in 10 minutes"

Communication between the watch app, the iPhone, and iPad app are secure and encrypted allowing the doctor to receive updates about a patient even when she is out of the office.

* Audio and Video Conference Calls *

Enhancing the convenience of mobile conference calls with advanced presence and geolocation rules, the charge nurse can schedule a Microsoft Skype for Business conference call directly from the iPad app. A doctor can join the conference call directly from the iPhone app as well as update the charge nurse of her conference call status directly from her Apple Watch or via Siri. Apple's FaceTime is integrated throughout the app allowing doctors and nurses to initiate FaceTime calls directly from the app including the Apple Watch. Work-only FaceTime addresses may be defined to protect the privacy of personal FaceTime addresses and support on-call doctors.


* Glanceable Information *

Since the doctor may receive a new notification while treating a patient, the "Patient is in" watch app uses haptic feedback in the form of a silent vibration to alert the doctor that a new notification was received from the charge nurse. The "Patient is in" watch app will display the new room name and abbreviated notes directly on the watch face affording the doctor a quick glance without disrupting a patient’s treatment.


* Actionable Information *

The "Patient is in" watch app allows the doctor to

- Review any patient notes provided by the charge nurse
- Inform the charge nurse of the estimated time of arrival to see the patient
- Decline the assignment
- Inform the charge nurse that the assignment is completed


* Doctor Assignments, Room Status, and Doctor Location *

In addition to notifying the doctor that the patient is ready to be treated, the "Patient is in" iPad app allows the charge nurse to quickly view

- Doctor availability
- Status of each assignment
- Status of rooms
- Location of off-site surgeons and anesthesiologists
- Location of on-site surgeons and anesthesiologists using iBeacon technology
- Make and schedule audio and video conference calls


* Support for low-vision and blind doctors and therapists *

The "Patient is in" provides access to patient assignments, all of which have been designed to support low-vision and blind therapists:

- Patient assignments from the charge nurse are automatically announced over AirPods and other Bluetooth headsets. This removes the step in which the user must first access the iPhone notification to find out about the assignment
- Conversations with the charge nurse using Siri on both the iPhone and Apple Watch: "Hey Siri, read my patient messages" allows the doctor to hear her patient assignments and respond to them with estimated time of arrival and notice of assignment completion.
- The watch app supports VoiceOver and provides a great user experience