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5 Big Takeaways from ERAS USA 2022
December 5, 2022

5 Big Takeaways from ERAS USA 2022

On November 10-12, 2022, Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) leaders, advocates and practitioners gathered in Washington DC for the 5th Annual Congress of the ERAS® USA Society. If you were unable to make it, we’ve got you covered! Today we share our five big takeaways from ERAS USA’s 2022 Annual Congress...

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Digital Patient Engagement takes Enhanced Recovery After Surgery and Same-Day Discharge to the next level at the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress 2022
November 1, 2022

Digital Patient Engagement takes Enhanced Recovery After Surgery and Same-Day Discharge to the next level at the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress 2022

The American College of Surgeons’ Clinical Congress is the premier annual event for surgeon leaders to share innovative new research, best practices and technology in surgery to improve patient care. At the 2022 event, many surgeon leaders highlighted how Digital Patient Engagement and Remote Patient Monitoring is gradually becoming the standard of care for delivering the best surgical outcomes and patient experience.

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Clinically-Proven, Digital Health Solutions: A New Bar set at Becker’s Health IT + Digital Health Meeting
October 19, 2022

Clinically-Proven, Digital Health Solutions: A New Bar set at Becker’s Health IT + Digital Health Meeting

Health systems are facing unprecedented challenges: an on-going pandemic, increasing shifts to value-based care, rising consumer expectations and growing financial constraints. In early October 2022...

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How Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre Lowered Length of Stay & ED Visits By Implementing Digital Care Journeys Hospital-Wide
May 27, 2022

How Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre Lowered Length of Stay & ED Visits By Implementing Digital Care Journeys Hospital-Wide

Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC) is a 375-bed acute care hospital serving over 250,000 residents across Thunder Bay and Northwestern Ontario.

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Top 3 Ways Hospitals are Reducing Length of Stay with Digital Patient Engagement
January 27, 2022

Top 3 Ways Hospitals are Reducing Length of Stay with Digital Patient Engagement

The COVID-19 pandemic has further increased pressure on hospitals to reduce LOS, so that they can meet the demands of both COVID-19 hospitalizations and pre-existing patient needs (e.g. surgeries). However, with limited resources and increasing staff burnout, organizations must find innovative ways to reduce LOS without increasing work for providers.

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CEO Dr. Joshua Liu Shares Insight on How SeamlessMD has Revolutionized Patient Care
January 5, 2022

CEO Dr. Joshua Liu Shares Insight on How SeamlessMD has Revolutionized Patient Care

Recently, SeamlessMD’s CEO Dr. Joshua Liu was featured on “SciSection,” a podcast initiative that aims to communicate important insights from experts within the healthcare industry and STEM communities to a broader audience in a simpler way. Featured on global platforms such as iHeartRadio, the team of journalists consists of members hailing from the University of Toronto, McMaster University, University of California Los Angeles, University of Guelph, York University, and more.

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New Stanford Prehab Study Highlights High Patient Activation & Engagement Rates with SeamlessMD
December 20, 2021

New Stanford Prehab Study Highlights High Patient Activation & Engagement Rates with SeamlessMD

Recently, the Colorectal team at Stanford published a study revealing “Engagement and Adherence with a Web-Based Prehabilitation Program for Patients Awaiting Abdominal Colorectal Surgery.”

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1,000+ Patients Enroll on SeamlessMD for Pre and Post-Surgery Monitoring at Health Sciences North
December 15, 2021

1,000+ Patients Enroll on SeamlessMD for Pre and Post-Surgery Monitoring at Health Sciences North

Health Sciences North (HSN) recently celebrated a milestone: having enrolled more than 1,000 patients onto SeamlessMD supporting 10 different types of surgeries including Orthopaedics, Breast Cancer, Open Heart Surgery, ICD/Pacemaker, Colorectal and Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary (HPB) surgery.

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Digital Health Canada Recognizes SeamlessMD’s CEO Joshua Liu as 2021 Digital Health Executive of the Year
December 14, 2021

Digital Health Canada Recognizes SeamlessMD’s CEO Joshua Liu as 2021 Digital Health Executive of the Year

We are proud to announce that our very own Dr. Joshua Liu, Co-founder and CEO at SeamlessMD, has received recognition as the 2021 Digital Health Executive of the Year by Digital Health Canada. This prestigious award is presented to individuals “whose outstanding contributions as a leader have helped advance Digital Health or Virtual Health in Canada.”

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Hospital News Highlights SeamlessMD Use at William Osler Health System for Advanced Patient Experience
November 8, 2021

Hospital News Highlights SeamlessMD Use at William Osler Health System for Advanced Patient Experience

Recently, William Osler Health System was featured in Hospital News’ November edition of their newsletter. The article outlined several ways in which the hospital has improved the delivery of patient care during the COVID-19 pandemic by primarily leveraging the use of technology.

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New UAB study finds Patient Engagement Technology decreases Hospital Length of Stay
October 18, 2021

New UAB study finds Patient Engagement Technology decreases Hospital Length of Stay

Since 2017, University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Health System has offered SeamlessMD to its patients undergoing a variety of surgeries, including for Colorectal Surgery (patients needing an ileostomy included). Recently, the team published a study revealing “Ileostomy Patients Using Patient Engagement Technology Experience Decreased Length of Stay.”

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4 Strategies used at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre to Incorporate Surgical Remote Monitoring into the Clinical Workflow
October 1, 2021

4 Strategies used at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre to Incorporate Surgical Remote Monitoring into the Clinical Workflow

Recently, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC) held a webinar sharing best practices they use to successfully incorporate Surgical Remote Monitoring (SeamlessMD) into their clinical team's workflow, achieving increased same-day discharges, ↓ 41% ED visits & ↓ 4% Readmissions. In this post, we've summarized 3 key learnings from the TBRHSC experience.

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Bluewater Health Partners with SeamlessMD for Enhanced Total Joint Replacement Surgical Outcomes
August 26, 2021

Bluewater Health Partners with SeamlessMD for Enhanced Total Joint Replacement Surgical Outcomes

Bluewater Health recently published this press release highlighting the launch of SeamlessMD to virtually guide patients undergoing Total Joint Replacement Surgery through pre-surgical preparation through post-surgical recovery.

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New White Paper: How to Implement a Cardiac Patient Engagement & Remote Monitoring Program
August 10, 2021

New White Paper: How to Implement a Cardiac Patient Engagement & Remote Monitoring Program

For many years, Digital Patient Engagement and Remote Monitoring solutions have been a point of interest in the healthcare industry to more effectively engage patients and improve the delivery of care.

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ERAS® Cardiac Newsletter Highlights the Value of Digital Patient Engagement Platforms for Elevated Surgical Care
July 30, 2021

ERAS® Cardiac Newsletter Highlights the Value of Digital Patient Engagement Platforms for Elevated Surgical Care

We are thrilled to read a piece written by our partners Cheryl Crisafi, ERAS Cardiac Clinical Coordinator, and Dr. Daniel Engelman, Medical Director of the Heart and Vascular Center at Baystate Health, in the most recent issue of the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS®) Cardiac Newsletter, discussing the value of Digital Patient Engagement platforms (DPEPs) and how they can improve health outcomes.

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How to Implement Surgical Remote Monitoring: What to do After Go-Live, and How to Achieve Ongoing Success
August 5, 2021

How to Implement Surgical Remote Monitoring: What to do After Go-Live, and How to Achieve Ongoing Success

Remote monitoring solutions certainly disrupt traditional healthcare delivery, but as evidenced by the COVID-19 pandemic, they provide an effective replacement for in-person interaction between patients and healthcare providers.

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How to Implement Surgical Remote Monitoring: How to Train Your Staff, Launch Your Program, and Educate Patients
July 29, 2021

How to Implement Surgical Remote Monitoring: How to Train Your Staff, Launch Your Program, and Educate Patients

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the demand for remote monitoring solutions is at an all-time high and it is clear that this will continue to be the case in a post-pandemic world. As such, healthcare organizations must ensure that staff are trained to deliver a seamless experience that is comparable to an in-person visit.

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SeamlessMD & Atrium Health END Opioids Initiative Featured on WBTV
July 28, 2021

SeamlessMD & Atrium Health END Opioids Initiative Featured on WBTV

WBTV news, one of North Carolina’s news divisions, recently published a news segment highlighting our innovation with Atrium Health designed to help tackle the opioid crisis.

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New UAB Study Finds Use of Patient Engagement Technology Varies By Patient Demographics
July 27, 2021

New UAB Study Finds Use of Patient Engagement Technology Varies By Patient Demographics

This study on the “Disparities in Perioperative Use of Patient Engagement Technologies - Not All Use is Equal,” published in the Annals of Surgery by Lauren Theiss, M.D. discusses the association of patient-level characteristics on the use of patient engagement technology during the perioperative period.

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How to Implement Surgical Remote Monitoring: Constructing Your Communication Strategy
July 22, 2021

How to Implement Surgical Remote Monitoring: Constructing Your Communication Strategy

In a post-pandemic health economy, healthcare organizations will continue to rely on remote monitoring solutions to increase access to care, reduce surgical backlogs, and improve patient outcomes.

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How to Implement Surgical Remote Monitoring: The Top 3 Workflows for Enrolling & Monitoring Patients
July 15, 2021

How to Implement Surgical Remote Monitoring: The Top 3 Workflows for Enrolling & Monitoring Patients

In an effort to reduce the surgical backlog caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, many healthcare organizations are seeking innovative technology solutions. An effective Surgical Remote Monitoring platform can lessen the backlog by reducing hospital length of stay, readmissions, ED visits, and by ultimately ensuring patients get the right care outside of the hospital.

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How to Implement Surgical Remote Monitoring: Assembling the Team and Determining Roles & Responsibilities
July 8, 2021

How to Implement Surgical Remote Monitoring: Assembling the Team and Determining Roles & Responsibilities

While the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the wide-scale adoption of remote monitoring solutions, this technology is expected to continue to play a significant role beyond the pandemic. To address these rising consumer expectations, healthcare organizations are now incorporating remote monitoring solutions into their long-term strategy for improved patient outcomes.

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How to Implement Surgical Remote Monitoring: Establishing Success Criteria
July 2, 2021

How to Implement Surgical Remote Monitoring: Establishing Success Criteria

With increasing patient expectations for digital care since the COVID-19 pandemic, many healthcare providers have considered implementing a Surgical Remote Monitoring program to increase patient access to care.

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How to Implement Surgical Remote Monitoring: Identifying Priority Use Cases
June 24, 2021

How to Implement Surgical Remote Monitoring: Identifying Priority Use Cases

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, health care providers worldwide have been racing to implement remote monitoring platforms that extend patient access to surgical care beyond the bounds of the hospital while also minimizing in-person visits.

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How to Implement Surgical Remote Monitoring: Choosing the Right Technology Partner
June 17, 2021

How to Implement Surgical Remote Monitoring: Choosing the Right Technology Partner

While Surgical Remote Monitoring technology has been around long before COVID-19, the pandemic has undeniably increased the demand for these platforms. Healthcare providers are now more inclined to embrace this technology to increase access to care, reduce surgical backlogs, and improve patient outcomes.

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How to Implement Surgical Remote Monitoring: What is Surgical Remote Monitoring?
June 10, 2021

How to Implement Surgical Remote Monitoring: What is Surgical Remote Monitoring?

Fee-for-service payment models in healthcare reward quantity over quality of medical services. This has led to a shift to value-based care, such as bundled payment models, that incentivize providers to achieve better health outcomes at lower costs.

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How to Implement Surgical Remote Monitoring: Why Surgical Remote Monitoring?
June 3, 2021

How to Implement Surgical Remote Monitoring: Why Surgical Remote Monitoring?

COVID-19 cases overwhelmed hospitals throughout the pandemic, leading to the suspension of a wide range of non-emergency surgeries to spare beds for these patients. As a result, the surgery backlog has dramatically increased and there are growing concerns on how to catch up efficiently.

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SeamlessMD Featured in Ontario Health Webinar: Spotlight on Innovative Virtual Care Models
May 20, 2021

SeamlessMD Featured in Ontario Health Webinar: Spotlight on Innovative Virtual Care Models

Recently, the Ontario Health Team (OHT) produced a Virtual Engagement Series in collaboration with Ontario Health (OH) and partners in the Central Program of Supports, for healthcare teams in Ontario to learn, ask questions, and share successes or challenges about areas of common interest.

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SeamlessMD Featured By National Research Council of Canada
March 8, 2021

SeamlessMD Featured By National Research Council of Canada

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9 mHealth Facts to Watch in 2015
March 15, 2015

9 mHealth Facts to Watch in 2015

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Surgeon Spotlight: Meet Dr. Sebastian Rodriguez
June 10, 2015

Surgeon Spotlight: Meet Dr. Sebastian Rodriguez

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Surgeon Spotlight: Meet Dr. Trevor Born
July 7, 2015

Surgeon Spotlight: Meet Dr. Trevor Born

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Chicago Tribune features SeamlessMD partnership with Rush University Medical Center
November 30, 2016

Chicago Tribune features SeamlessMD partnership with Rush University Medical Center

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Saint Peter's success with SeamlessMD featured by American Society of Anesthesiologists
January 28, 2017

Saint Peter's success with SeamlessMD featured by American Society of Anesthesiologists

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SeamlessMD CEO interviewed for article on Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS)
March 4, 2017

SeamlessMD CEO interviewed for article on Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS)

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Rush University Medical Center partners with SeamlessMD for Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS)
March 7, 2017

Rush University Medical Center partners with SeamlessMD for Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS)

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SeamlessMD CEO speaks at HealthTO about building an Enterprise Healthcare company
April 7, 2017

SeamlessMD CEO speaks at HealthTO about building an Enterprise Healthcare company

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The Ottawa Hospital shares success achieved using SeamlessMD for Bariatric Surgery
April 15, 2017

The Ottawa Hospital shares success achieved using SeamlessMD for Bariatric Surgery

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How Axia Women’s Health providers are leveraging technology to achieve optimal patient care
August 8, 2018

How Axia Women’s Health providers are leveraging technology to achieve optimal patient care

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Dr. Daniel Chu interview on UAB experience improving patient care with SeamlessMD
March 23, 2019

Dr. Daniel Chu interview on UAB experience improving patient care with SeamlessMD

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Leading Carolina's Health System success with SeamlessMD featured in Pharmacy Practice News
April 19, 2019

Leading Carolina's Health System success with SeamlessMD featured in Pharmacy Practice News

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Stanford Urology Presents Success Using SeamlessMD for ERAS Patients in COVID Era at 21st Annual Society of Urologic Oncology Meeting
December 7, 2020

Stanford Urology Presents Success Using SeamlessMD for ERAS Patients in COVID Era at 21st Annual Society of Urologic Oncology Meeting

Big congratulations to the Stanford University Urology team led by Dr. Jay B. Shah, who recently presented at the 2020 Society of Urologic Oncology (SUO) Annual Meeting on using SeamlessMD to aid in delivering ERAS protocols for patients undergoing radical cystectomy, while mitigating risks from in-person visits during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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SeamlessMD's Machine Learning Efforts Featured in Canadian Healthcare Technology Nov/Dec 2020 Issue
November 24, 2020

SeamlessMD's Machine Learning Efforts Featured in Canadian Healthcare Technology Nov/Dec 2020 Issue

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SeamlessMD named by PwC/CB Insights as a "digital disruptor changing health care in Canada"
October 19, 2020

SeamlessMD named by PwC/CB Insights as a "digital disruptor changing health care in Canada"

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Digital Patient Engagement & Patient-Reported Outcomes (PROs) featured in “STS Webinar: Addressing the Cardiac Surgery Opioid Crisis” to help measure and manage opioid use after cardiac surgery
September 10, 2020

Digital Patient Engagement & Patient-Reported Outcomes (PROs) featured in “STS Webinar: Addressing the Cardiac Surgery Opioid Crisis” to help measure and manage opioid use after cardiac surgery

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Stanford Medicine's Success With SeamlessMD For Prehab Featured on Stanmed
March 16, 2020

Stanford Medicine's Success With SeamlessMD For Prehab Featured on Stanmed

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Rush University Medical Center reduces LOS and SSIs with SeamlessMD, Saves $2300+ per patient
April 3, 2020

Rush University Medical Center reduces LOS and SSIs with SeamlessMD, Saves $2300+ per patient

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SeamlessMD Launches New Digital Platform For Hospitals to Safely Restart Surgery
April 24, 2020

SeamlessMD Launches New Digital Platform For Hospitals to Safely Restart Surgery

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SeamlessMD’s FREE Restart Surgery Digital Screening Tool Featured in American College of Surgeons COVID-19 Bulletin
May 13, 2020

SeamlessMD’s FREE Restart Surgery Digital Screening Tool Featured in American College of Surgeons COVID-19 Bulletin

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SeamlessMD’s FREE Restart Surgery Digital Screening Tool Featured on SAGES COVID-19 Resource Page
May 19, 2020

SeamlessMD’s FREE Restart Surgery Digital Screening Tool Featured on SAGES COVID-19 Resource Page

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Saint Peter's success with SeamlessMD featured in Home Health Technology News
January 10, 2017

Saint Peter's success with SeamlessMD featured in Home Health Technology News

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SeamlessMD CEO featured in Joule Innovation Podcast
November 29, 2016

SeamlessMD CEO featured in Joule Innovation Podcast

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SeamlessMD makes the 2016 Annual Global Digital Health 100 List
November 14, 2016

SeamlessMD makes the 2016 Annual Global Digital Health 100 List

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SeamlessMD CEO named as 1 of 16 doctors who made 2016 better for physician-led innovation
November 12, 2016

SeamlessMD CEO named as 1 of 16 doctors who made 2016 better for physician-led innovation

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SeamlessMD named as 1 of Toronto’s 20 most brilliant tech innovators
October 6, 2016

SeamlessMD named as 1 of Toronto’s 20 most brilliant tech innovators

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SeamlessMD featured in Canadian Business
November 4, 2015

SeamlessMD featured in Canadian Business

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SeamlessMD featured in University Health Network news for Bariatric Program
August 13, 2015

SeamlessMD featured in University Health Network news for Bariatric Program

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NAMED ONE OF HIT CONSULTANTS TOP 20 DIGITAL HEALTH COMPANIES TO WATCH
July 20, 2015

NAMED ONE OF HIT CONSULTANTS TOP 20 DIGITAL HEALTH COMPANIES TO WATCH

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It Takes Courage To Be Truly Patient-Centered
May 19, 2015

It Takes Courage To Be Truly Patient-Centered

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Apps are cool, but apps alone don’t make a patient engagement strategy
April 10, 2015

Apps are cool, but apps alone don’t make a patient engagement strategy

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SeamlessMD Featured As Leading Innovation At InnovationEx 2015
March 31, 2015

SeamlessMD Featured As Leading Innovation At InnovationEx 2015

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Coffee with Joseph Kvedar - Director of Partner's Center for Connected Health
March 29, 2015

Coffee with Joseph Kvedar - Director of Partner's Center for Connected Health

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Case Study - Toronto East General Hospital Uses SeamlessMD To Improve Patient Engagement
February 23, 2015

Case Study - Toronto East General Hospital Uses SeamlessMD To Improve Patient Engagement

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Meet David and follow his journey through cancer surgery using SeamlessMD
October 27, 2014

Meet David and follow his journey through cancer surgery using SeamlessMD

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Coffee with Omada Health's Andrew DiMichele: The Future of Digital Health
October 27, 2014

Coffee with Omada Health's Andrew DiMichele: The Future of Digital Health

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Coffee with former CIO of Mount Sinai Hospital Prateek Dwivedi: Build something relevant
October 10, 2014

Coffee with former CIO of Mount Sinai Hospital Prateek Dwivedi: Build something relevant

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Coffee with Veronika Litinski: Patient data will improve clinical decisions
September 11, 2014

Coffee with Veronika Litinski: Patient data will improve clinical decisions

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Dr. Thomas Tsai joins SeamlessMD as an Advisor on Surgical Quality and Health Policy
August 19, 2014

Dr. Thomas Tsai joins SeamlessMD as an Advisor on Surgical Quality and Health Policy

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Coffee with Dr. Daniel Schwartz: Physicians are often criticized as technophobic and that is just not correct
August 12, 2014

Coffee with Dr. Daniel Schwartz: Physicians are often criticized as technophobic and that is just not correct

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The real competition to digital health startups
August 5, 2014

The real competition to digital health startups

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Coffee with Dr. Howard Abrams: Innovation must be patient-centered and provider enhanced
July 29, 2014

Coffee with Dr. Howard Abrams: Innovation must be patient-centered and provider enhanced

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The answer to the doctor shortage isn't more doctors
July 28, 2014

The answer to the doctor shortage isn't more doctors

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Make healthcare seamless.
July 18, 2014

Make healthcare seamless.

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Why health outcomes data should directly feed back to the frontline
July 11, 2014

Why health outcomes data should directly feed back to the frontline

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Seamless Mobile Health relaunches as SeamlessMD to advance mission for seamless patient care
July 8, 2014

Seamless Mobile Health relaunches as SeamlessMD to advance mission for seamless patient care

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