The following appeared in MedCity News on January 1, 2016 by Stephanie Baum.

A three month pilot of an app from health IT startup Prepared Health at Bayada Home Health Care reduced readmissions for heart surgery patients from 40 percent to under 11 percent. The thinking behind the app aimed at home health workers is that while patients might miss an email or a phone message, they are more likely to stay on top of Facebook and Instagram messages because they frequently check for updates. Prepared Health’s app invites members to share and refresh status reports by patient. The plan is to expand the app from professional caregivers to family members. — Crain’s Chicago Business, mHealth Intelligence

 


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