HomePod and Multi-User Siri in Health Care: It’s how to significantly reduce patient wait times

Since the release of version 2.0 of the Patient is in app, Siri has been supported in both the Patient is in iPhone app and the Patient is in Apple Watch app providing doctors with a voice first user interface. With version 2.5 of the Patient is in, multi-user Siri is now supported on Apple’s HomePod wireless speaker. Wireless patient announcements with…

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Apple Watch Series 3 with Cellular: Patient Assignments on the Go

Since its introduction, the Patient is in watch app supported WiFi connections allowing the doctor to use her Apple Watch while away from her iPhone. With the release of version 2.5 of the Patient is in, the doctor will now receive patient assignments over a cellular connection. The doctor may respond to the patient assignment…

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Reducing Patient Wait Times with AI and Microsoft’s Azure Cloud: Integrating Virtual Assistants, Wearables, and IoT

The Patient is in reduces patient wait times by integrating a series of technologies including AI and natural language processing, the Siri virtual assistant, the Apple Watch wearable, and the iBeacon IoT micro-location technology. In this blog post, we will discuss two features of the Patient is in app which use Microsoft’s Azure cloud: Apple Watch notifications and Skype…

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Et tu Apple Watch: Integrating Siri with an AI engine to reduce patient wait time

The Patient is in apps integrate with Siri to provide a voice interface for messaging between the doctor and the charge nurse. This includes listening to patient assignments, rejecting an assignment, accepting an assignment and providing an estimated time of arrival, and lastly notifying the charge nurse of assignment completion which allows the staff to start the cleaning process…

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Siri integration for a voice interface

The Patient is in apps are integrated with Siri on both the iPhone and Apple Watch to provide a voice interface for messaging. Conversations with the charge nurse using Siri on the iPhone: “Hey Siri, read my Patient messages” allows the doctor to hear her patient assignments and “Hey Siri, send a Patient message saying I’ll go…

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