MCG and Agile Health – Reduce Readmissions One Text at a Time If you missed it, Agile Health, Inc., President and co-founder, Scott Werntz, and MCG Health Director of Strategic Alliances, Jennifer Wilson, hosted a free webinar on how Agile integrated MCG evidence-based content into their innovative patient texting program and helped reduce 90-day hospital … Continue reading On-Demand Informed Webinar Series
Watch this one minute video of MCG’s Angela Askren, RN, MSN, CMC, as she discusses how MCG is embracing mobile technology to empower patient care. Learn more here.
Agile Health, Inc. developed a text based program to help patients stay connected to their care team after hospital discharge. Read about the success by downloading the complete case study.
Managed Health Care Connect, Thomas Morrow, MD, November 11, 2016 “…Agile’s approach is simple. They use two-way SMS texting to push messages directly to the user’s native phone interface, establishing a personal and private coaching dialogue designed to produce sustained behavioral change. It is a low friction approach that is widely available across the population, … Continue reading Text Messaging-Based Platform Helps Improve Health Behavior Among Lower Income Patients
Texts improve Sharp Rees-Stealy patient care, ABC 10 News, July 28, 2016 “Patients can simply agree to participate in the program, and Sharp Rees-Stealy will text such information as medication reminders, medical orders, appointment reminders and even moral support. Patients are also able to text back questions. “It’s so much more efficient and convenient than … Continue reading Take two of these and text me in the morning
Text-Message Based Care Provides Condition-Specific Guidance New Orleans, LA – May 25, 2016 – MCG Health, part of the Hearst Health network and a leading provider of informed care strategies, and Agile Health, Inc., a pioneer in mobile healthcare engagement solutions, today announced important new enhancements to an innovative transitions of care tool.
SEATTLE, Dec. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — MCG, part of the Hearst Health network and a leading provider of evidence-based care guidelines, and Agile Health, Inc., a provider of mobile healthcare engagement solutions, today announced a partnership that will align MCG’s rigorous, systematic analysis of current research and scholarly articles and standardized methodology for guideline development … Continue reading Healthcare Companies Partner as a Tool Toward Triple Aim
A successful post-discharge program needs just the right balance of reminders and information, as officials at San Diego’s Sharp Rees Stealy Medical group are discovering. The transition to value-based care and an emphasis on reducing hospital readmissions is prompting health systems to keep the lines of communication open after the patient leaves the hospital or … Continue reading Making mHealth Outreach Work for the Patient
While some hospitals tout their smartphone apps, research shows that thousands of healthcare apps go practically unused or downright ignored. Meanwhile, a low-tech feature of cell phones — texting — continues to prove its worth in healthcare. Tuesday, Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group, an arm of San Diego-based Sharp HealthCare, announced a text-based effort to engage … Continue reading Sharp affiliate addresses readmissions with Agile Health texting
If you or a loved one has diabetes, you understand the challenges of managing the disease on a daily basis. There is a delicate balance between maintaining your diet, exercise and insulin injections to keep blood sugar at normal levels. Constant care and awareness are necessary to avoid complications. Enter the myAgileLife diabetes mobile health … Continue reading Diabetes support is just a text away