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  • October 2021 ORBITA LAUNCHES ENHANCED PATIENT OUTREACH SOLUTION TO REDUCE FRICTION AND AUTOMATE CRITICAL WORKFLOWS FOR HEALTHCARE AND LIFE SCIENCES ORGANIZATIONS

    Built on Orbita’s award-winning conversational AI platform, Orbita Outreach now addresses even more patient engagement use cases, using intelligent virtual assistant technology to automate proactive outreach programs for patient support, appointment scheduling and preparation, follow-up, and more…

  • August 2021 ORBITA PARTNERS WITH HEALTHCARE ORGANIZATIONS TO UNVEIL THE FUTURE OF OMNICHANNEL VIRTUAL HEALTHCARE ASSISTANTS

    Orbita, the leading provider of secure voice and chatbot virtual assistant solutions for healthcare, announced today a major upgrade to its award-winning conversational AI platform for healthcare, along with deployments with four innovative healthcare organizations using Orbita to power automated patient engagement and support…

  • June 2021 ORBITA ANNOUNCES PATTY RISKIND AS NEW CEO

    Orbita, an award-winning provider of conversational AI solutions for healthcare and life science organizations, has announced the appointment of Patty Riskind as the company’s new CEO. “I am thrilled to be joining Orbita at this pivotal stage in the business,” said Riskind…

  • May 2021 ORBITA RELEASES NEW PATIENT OUTREACH FEATURES POWERED BY CONVERSATIONAL AI

    Orbita, the leading provider of HIPAA-compliant conversational voice and chatbot solutions for healthcare, announces the release of a new communication module that integrates proactive messaging with intelligent virtual assistants to automate outreach for patient education, notification, scheduling, and more…

  • April 2021 ORBITA CHATBOT AUTOMATES CENTRACARE’S DIGITAL FRONT DOOR AND COVID-19 SUPPORT PROGRAMS

    Orbita, the leading provider of HIPAA-compliant conversational voice and chat solutions for healthcare, announced today that CentraCare has adopted Orbita’s ENGAGE conversational AI-powered solution to automate and streamline care navigation, including symptom checking, general patient inquiries, and COVID-19 information and screening…

  • April 2021 ORBITA AND PANDA HEALTH: ORBITA’S VOICE AND CHATBOT HEALTHCARE SOLUTIONS SELECTED FOR INNOVATIVE DIGITAL HEALTHCARE MARKETPLACE

    Panda Health and Orbita today announced an agreement to make Orbita’s conversational AI-powered healthcare solutions available in the Panda Health marketplace. Under the terms of the agreement, Orbita’s voice and chatbot solutions will be available to all health care systems…

  • March 2021 PHILIPS PARTNERS WITH ORBITA TO DEVELOP CONVERSATIONAL VOICE AND CHATBOT APPLICATIONS TO COMPLEMENT ITS TELEHEALTH SOLUTIONS

    Global leader in health technology, Philips, and Orbita, an innovative provider of conversational artificial intelligence (AI) solutions for healthcare, today announced a partnership agreement to co-create next-generation conversational virtual assistants for Philips’ consumer health and patient support applications…

  • October 2020 ORBITA LAUNCHES NEW ADVERSE EVENT MODULE TO EASE REPORTING BURDENS

    The new module integrates with conversational chat platforms to automatically detect, confirm and appropriately escalate adverse events using machine learning BOSTON, Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Orbita, the leading provider of HIPAA-compliant conversational voice and chat solutions for healthcare and life science organizations, today launched a new module designed to help pharmaceutical companies better…

  • October 2020 ORBITA EXPANDS CONVERSATIONAL TECHNOLOGY SOLUTION TO HELP HEALTHCARE ORGANIZATIONS IN THE TIME OF COVID-19

    OrbitaENGAGE now supports new proactive campaigns and connections between healthcare providers and their patients, improving access to care, and increasing new patient acquisition. BOSTON, Oct. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Orbita, the leading provider of HIPAA-compliant conversational voice and chat solutions for healthcare and life sciences organizations, announced today the expansion of its solution…

  • May 2020 ORBITA RAISES $9M TO ACCELERATE CONVERSATIONAL AI SOLUTIONS IN HEALTHCARE AND LIFE SCIENCES

    Round co-led by Philips Health Technology Ventures and HealthX Ventures alongside investors Cultivation Capital and Newark Venture Partners. BOSTON, May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Orbita, the leading provider of conversational AI-powered voice and chatbot solutions for healthcare, announced today that it has secured $9M of venture funding as part of the company’s Series A…

  • March 2020 ORBITA EXPANDS COVID-19 BOT SOLUTIONS TO SUPPORT NEW FRONT-LINE RESPONSE DEMANDS, REACHING MILLIONS IN NEED

    Orbita expands COVID-19 bot solutions to support new front-line response demands, reaching millions in need Boston, MA – March 27, 2020 – Today Orbita announces the expansion of its solution offerings to support health systems, hospitals, employers, and government agencies now managing wide-ranging populations with limited resources in response to…

  • March 2020 ORBITA RELEASES NEW NO-COST COVID-19 CHATBOT, ENABLING HEALTHCARE ORGANIZATIONS TO QUICKLY INTEGRATE CORONAVIRUS Q&A AND SCREENING TOOLS INTO EXISTING WEBSITES

    Orbita releases new no-cost COVID-19 chatbot, enabling healthcare organizations to quickly integrate coronavirus Q&A and screening tools into existing websites Boston, MA – March 17, 2020 – To assist healthcare organizations in their response to COVID-19, Orbita today announced its new Orbita COVID-19 Virtual Assistant, a turnkey chatbot that can be readily integrated into existing websites to improve access to coronavirus-specific question-answering and screening tools…

  • January 2020 PROJECT VOICE ANNOUNCES THE WINNERS OF THE 2020 PROJECT VOICE AWARDS

    Orbita is pleased to join an esteemed line-up of nominees for the 2020 Project Voice Awards Program. We’re thrilled to be this year’s recipient of the Healthcare Developer of the Year award. Thanks to all involved with this program, especially Bradley Metrock and team…

  • November 2019 CONVERSATIONAL AI LEADER ANNOUNCES ORBITAASSIST, A DIGITALLY REIMAGINED VOICE-POWERED, AI-DRIVEN VIRTUAL HEALTH ASSISTANT PROVEN TO IMPROVE PATIENT COMMUNICATION AT THE BEDSIDE

    Research shows as much as 70% reduction in median response time to calls for help, 87% of nurses feel more confident in responding to calls, and 100% of surveyed patients prefer it for future hospitalization See release on PR Newswire BOSTON and SYDNEY, Nov. 19, 2019 — Orbita, the provider of healthcare’s most powerful…

  • October 2019 MORE THAN HALF OF CONSUMERS WANT TO USE VOICE ASSISTANTS FOR HEALTHCARE ACCORDING TO NEW REPORT FROM VOICEBOT AND ORBITA

    More Than Half of Consumers Want to Use Voice Assistants for Healthcare According to New Report from Voicebot and Orbita Boston, MA – October 29, 2019 – Orbita, Inc., provider of healthcare’s most powerful conversational AI platform, today…

  • July 2019 ORBITA INTRODUCES NEW CAPABILITIES TO ACCELERATE DEVELOPMENT OF AI-POWERED VIRTUAL HEALTHCARE ASSISTANTS

    On-site briefings and interviews with Orbita customers, colleagues, and executives available on request.  ORBITA INTRODUCES NEW CAPABILITIES TO ACCELERATE DEVELOPMENT OF AI-POWERED VIRTUAL HEALTHCARE ASSISTANTS  Conversational AI platform provider adds a solution accelerator for rapid deployment of voice and chat applications to find doctors, find location details, schedule appointments…

  • July 2019 THOUGHT LEADERS WILL DISCUSS KEY ISSUES AND TRENDS AMIDST RAPID EMERGENCE OF VOICE AND CONVERSATIONAL APPLICATIONS IN HEALTHCARE AT VOICE SUMMIT, JULY 22-25

    Orbita executives will join digital health thought leaders from leading organizations to discuss mounting pressures facing the healthcare industry as well as new opportunities to address these challenges with chat, voice, virtual assistants and conversational AI…

  • April 2019 OZ PARTNERS WITH ORBITA TO BRING INNOVATIVE VOICE- AND CHATBOT-POWERED VIRTUAL ASSISTANTS TO LIFE SCIENCES AND PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRIES

    PHILADELPHIA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–OZ, a global consulting company enhancing customer experiences through digital innovation, has announced its partnership with Orbita, Inc., the healthcare industry’s leader in conversational AI for enterprise-grade voice- and chatbot-powered virtual assistants…

  • April 2019 AMAZON ALEXA IS NOW HIPAA-ELIGIBLE. WHAT’S NEXT?

    Congratulations to Amazon. Their news about Alexa and HIPAA compliance is a solid step forward. They are joined by a full range of innovators seeking to leverage voice, chatbots and conversational AI to improve healthcare. We are truly in the midst of a digital revolution and I’m confident it will bring positive change to patients and clinicians.” – Orbita CEO and Co-founder Bill Rogers

  • February 2019 ORBITA INTRODUCES NEW CAPABILITIES TO STREAMLINE VOICE AND CHATBOT APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT IN HEALTHCARE

    BOSTONFeb. 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Orbita, Inc. today unveiled a trio of enhancements that significantly expand the capabilities of Orbita Voice™, the company’s award-winning, HIPAA-compliant platform for voice and chatbot applications in healthcare. The three new features dramatically simplify the process of designing, building, managing, and optimizing secure, enterprise-grade healthcare applications that integrate conversational AI technology…

  • February 2019 ORBITA AND MAYO CLINIC TEAM UP TO EXTEND AWARD-WINNING ALEXA SKILL TO GOOGLE AND VOICE-POWERED WEB CHAT

    Boston, MA and Orlando, FL –  February 13, 2019– Orbita, Inc., provider of the onlyHIPAA-compliant platform for voice and chatbot applications in healthcare, today announced through its collaboration with Mayo Clinic, the availability of Mayo Clinic’s award-winning first-aid voice application on two additional platforms:  Google Assistant and voice-powered web chat…

  • February 2019 DELOITTE AND ORBITA – WORKING TOGETHER TO TRANSFORM THE PATIENT JOURNEY

    Boston, MA and Orlando, FL – February 12, 2019- Health care information technology is undergoing unprecedented change—and the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Annual Conference is the premier event to learn about the latest technologies, trends, and solutions in this fast-paced field…

  • January 2019 THE 2019 ALEXA AWARDS, PRESENTED BY VOICEFIRST.FM, ANNOUNCE WINNERS

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., Jan. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The Alexa Conference, presented by podcast network VoiceFirst.FM, named the winners of the 2019 Alexa Awards during a presentation on Jan. 15 in Chattanooga, Tenn. To learn more about the conference, visit https://www.voicefirst.fm/alexaconference

  • January 2019 ORBITA EXPEDITES CONVERSATIONAL AI DEVELOPMENT WITH NO-CODE PROTOTYPING FOR VOICE AND CHAT BOT APPLICATIONS

    BOSTONJan. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Orbita, Inc., which provides the only enterprise-grade platform for powering secure voice and chatbot applications in healthcare, today unveils a new tool that enables designers to quickly develop a “rough draft” conversational dialogue and then make it available to key stakeholders for testing, measurement, and iteration…

  • October 2018 ORBITA TAKES STEPS TO DRIVE INNOVATION IN CONVERSATIONAL AI AND VOICE TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS FOR HEALTH CARE

    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…

  • September 2018 ORBITA HIRES POWERHOUSE INNOVATION EXECUTIVE TO LEAD STRATEGY FOR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER MARKET

    Orbita, Inc., which provides healthcare’s only enterprise-grade conversational platform for powering HIPAA-compliant voice and chatbot applications, announced the appointment of Kristi Ebong as senior vice president of strategy and general manager for healthcare providers…

  • July 2018 ORBITA ADDS AMAZON ALEXA TO GOOGLE ASSISTANT PORTING FEATURE

    Orbita, Inc. today announced a major enhancement to its Orbita Voice™ platform for voice and conversational AI application development. With this newest release, Amazon Alexa developers can easily port existing Alexa skills to Google Assistant – enabling them to reach the more than 400 million devices running Google’s virtual assistant…

  • May 2018 ORBITA AND AARP WILL STUDY EFFECTIVENESS OF AI-DRIVEN VOICE APPLICATIONS THAT IMPROVE REMOTE PATIENT MONITORING AND REDUCE SOCIAL ISOLATION

    Orbita, Inc., which provides a first-of-its-kind technology platform for creating health-care specific voice and conversational AI solutions, today announced a collaboration with AARP to study remote patient monitoring and reduce social isolation…

  • March 2018 STAYWELL INTRODUCES STAYWELL VOICE (LEVERAGING THE ORBITA VOICE™ PLATFORM FOR AMAZON ECHO AND CHATBOTS TO SUPPORT HEALTH GOALS)

    StayWell, a health empowerment company, today introduced StayWell Voice, an omni-channel application that uses voice-first technology and advanced analytics to help individuals manage their weight and stress, and take action on biometric values…

  • February 2018 ORBITA AND MAYO CLINIC COLLABORATE TO TRANSFORM THE PATIENT JOURNEY BY PROVIDING EXPERT HEALTH CONTENT THROUGH NEXT-GENERATION TECHNOLOGIES INCLUDING VOICE-FIRST SOLUTIONS

    Orbita, Inc., a leading provider of digital experience management solutions for voice and conversational AI technologies in health and wellness applications, and Mayo Clinic have formed a relationship to deliver Mayo Clinic health and wellness content to help transform the patient journey through education, engagement and improved quality of care…

  • February 2018 PILLO HEALTH AND ORBITA PARTNER TO DELIVER ENGAGING VOICE-FIRST EXPERIENCES VIA A FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND DIGITAL CARE MANAGEMENT PLATFORM FOR THE HOME

    Pillo Health announced today that it is partnering with Orbita to create and manage powerful interfaces for the company’s care management platform and Pillo device, a first-of-its-kind in-home companion robot dedicated to healthcare…

  • December 2017 VOICE-FIRST SOFTWARE DEVELOPER ORBITA SELECTED FROM 500 APPLICANTS AS ONE OF 32 PARTICIPANTS FOR PULSE@MASSCHALLENGE 2018

    Orbita, Inc., a leading software platform provider for voice-first healthcare solutions, was named a finalist in PULSE@MassChallenge, an accelerator initiative focused on driving innovation in digital health. The 32 finalist start-ups were selected from more than 500 worldwide applicants…

  • October 2017 ORBITA UNVEILS ENTERPRISE-GRADE ENHANCEMENTS TO ITS BREAKTHROUGH ORBITA VOICE PLATFORM FOR INTEGRATING VOICE ASSISTANTS, CHATBOTS, AND AI INTO HEALTHCARE APPLICATIONS

    Orbita, Inc. today announced a major upgrade to its Orbita Voice™ platform that enables healthcare organizations and service providers to create and maintain powerful applications for voice-assistants and conversational AI platforms like Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant

  • August 2017 LIBERTANA HOME HEALTH DEPLOYS ORBITA VOICE EXPERIENCE SOFTWARE TO PROVIDE AMAZON ECHO-BASED DIGITAL CARE ASSISTANTS IN COMMUNITY-BASED HOUSING ENVIRONMENTS

    Orbita, Inc., a leading provider of voice-first software for connected experiences, announced that it has teamed with Libertana Home Health, the largest manager of California-based health and housing waivers, to deploy a first-of-its-kind home care solution using Amazon Alexa voice assistant technology…

  • August 2017 WORRELL ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH ORBITA TO DELIVER LEADING-EDGE VOICE-FIRST TECHNOLOGY OFFERINGS FOR DIGITAL HOME CARE

    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – August 10, 2017 –  Global healthcare design and innovation firm, Worrell, Inc. today announced its collaboration with Orbita, Inc., the leading digital platform for “Voice First” experience management, to test the feasibility of voice assistant technology, such as Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant, to reduce costs and improve quality of care in highly personalized home healthcare settings…

  • March 2017 CHCS ANNOUNCES NEW PARTNERSHIP TO PILOT DIGITAL HEALTH SOLUTIONS FOR COMPLEX POPULATIONS

    Hamilton, NJ, March 2, 2017 – Today, the Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS) announced a winner of its Digital Health for Complex Populations: Pilot Challengesupported by Kaiser Permanente Community Benefit. The pilot challenge invited digital health companies to partner with Massachusetts-based Commonwealth Care Alliance (CCA) to address challenges faced by low-income individuals with complex needs…

  • February 2017 ORBITA™ ENGAGE PROVIDES COMPLETE PATIENT ENGAGEMENT FOR CONNECTED HOME HEALTHCARE

    Orbita, Inc., a leading provider of innovative software for connected home healthcare, today announced Orbita Engage™, a complete software-as-a-service solution for increasing patient engagement and optimizing care journey management for home healthcare…

  • February 2017 LENOVO HEALTH AND ORBITA WILL DEMONSTRATE BREAKTHROUGH VOICE-ENABLED HOME HEALTH ASSISTANT AT HIMSS 2017

    RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. and BOSTONFeb. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/— Lenovo Health, a progressive leader in health IT, is joining together with Orbita, an innovator in connected home healthcare, to demonstrate a breakthrough virtual home care solution at HIMSS 2017

  • February 2017 ORBITA AND IVCI PARTNER TO BRING VIDEO COLLABORATION TO CONNECTED HOME HEALTHCARE

    IVCi, a leading provider of video collaboration solutions and services, today announced a partnership with Orbita, an innovative software solutions provider for connected home healthcare. The partnership will enable healthcare providers and home caregivers to easily connect home care, mobile health and voice health assistant applications with scalable and secure video collaboration services…

  • December 2016 ORBITA ANNOUNCES BREAKTHROUGH IN VOICE ASSISTANT TECHNOLOGIES FOR HOME HEALTHCARE

    Orbita, a provider of innovative software solutions for connected home healthcare, announces a breakthrough tool for creating and managing intelligent voice-powered home health assistants based on the Amazon Echo voice platform…

  • December 2016 COMPLETE DIGITAL HOME HEALTH SOLUTION GATHERS DATA FROM WEARABLES AND CONNECTED DEVICES

    Orbita today unveiled the industry’s first HIPAA-compliant, cloud-based solution designed specifically to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of connected home healthcare. Organizations using the Orbita platform can easily create, manage and deliver practical digital home healthcare applications that improve medical outcomes and reduce health care costs for individuals with chronic and post-acute care needs…

  • August 2016 ‘OLD-SCHOOL’ MEDICAL DEVICE WEDS WITH ‘NEXT-GEN’ DIGITAL PLATFORM TO REVOLUTIONIZE TREATMENT OF COPD, CHF, HYPERTENSION AND DYSPHAGIA

    PN Medical, an industry leader in pulmonary and speech rehabilitation technology, has chosen Orbita to advance the company’s goals of improving lives and reducing health care costs among patients with chronic conditions such as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD,) congestive heart failure (CHF,) hypertension and dysphagia…

  • June 2016 ORBITA’S TECHNOLOGY PLATFORM POWERS FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND HIPAA-COMPLIANT MESSAGING APPLICATION FOR DENTISTRY

    BOSTONJune 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Software firm Orbita, Inc. today announced its partnership with Awrel, which recently unveiled a HIPAA-compliant mobile and web-based messaging application for quick, easy and secure communication and collaboration in the dental industry…

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