Orbita takes steps to drive innovation in conversational AI and voice technology solutions for health care
Voice solution provider now working with academic medical center to explore opportunities to improve patient care
BOSTON, MA — (October 19, 2018) – Orbita and team members from Brigham and Women’s Hospital Digital Innovation Hub will be working together to explore and advance the use of voice-enabled and conversational AI solutions in health care. The organizations will collaborate on innovation of digital health care applications that leverage voice assistants, chatbots, and other conversational user interfaces to improve patient engagement, remote care, clinical efficiency and business processes.
Orbita will provide its cloud-based platform, Orbita Voice™, to enable Brigham to explore, prototype and test the feasibility of voice and chatbot capabilities across a range of inpatient, outpatient and in-home use cases. Orbita Voice™ is the most widely used enterprise-grade platform for designing, building and maintaining HIPAA-compliant voice and chatbot health care applications, where data security and integrating with existing systems and processes are mission critical.
“Voice and chatbot interfaces have the potential to reshape health care delivery. We’re seeing strong interest in voice among our internal researchers and innovators who work continuously to champion new uses of technology to improve care delivery,” said Adam Landman, MD, chief information officer at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. “We look forward to exploring the applications of voice in health care, while also being thoughtful and measured about the unique privacy and security challenges these new technologies represent.”
Brigham and Women’s Health and Orbita began their collaboration through MassChallenge HealthTech, an accelerator based in Massachusetts that matches digital health companies with industry partners to address massive challenges in health. Nick Dougherty, managing director of MassChallenge HealthTech said of their collaboration “Orbita and Brigham are two of the industry leaders in health innovation. Their collaboration was inevitable and it thrills us that we helped accelerate getting such an amazing relationship off the ground.”
“The Brigham is an exceptional partner and has played a pivotal role in helping us understand where the Orbita Voice platform can solve real-world problems,” said Nathan Treloar, president and co-founder of Orbita. “This esteemed organization has had true success in advancing health care by adopting and scaling new technologies across their system. We’re thrilled to collaborate with the Brigham to drive innovation in the use of voice in powerful new ways that we cannot yet even imagine.”
Orbita, Inc. offers the only enterprise-grade conversational platform for powering HIPAA-compliant voice and chatbot applications in healthcare. Organizations use the Orbita Voice™ platform to design, build, and deploy virtual assistants that dramatically improve user experience and engagement across consumer, business and clinical applications including care management, clinical trials, member wellness, customer service, and more. This includes many of today’s leading digital health innovators such as the American Red Cross, Amgen, Mayo Clinic, Merck and Pillo Health. www.orbita.ai
About MassChallenge HealthTech
MassChallenge is a global network of zero-equity startup accelerators. Headquartered in the United States with locations in Boston, Israel, Mexico, Switzerland, Texas, and the UK, MassChallenge is committed to strengthening the global innovation ecosystem by supporting high-potential startups across all industries, from anywhere in the world. To date, more than 1,500 MassChallenge alumni have raised more than $3 billion in funding, generated over $2 billion in revenue, and created over 80,000 total jobs. Learn more about MassChallenge at www.masschallenge.org
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