The Mobile Experience

Futura Mobility Holds HIT Playbook Summit

On May 22, 2019, Futura Mobility, leader in the healthcare and enterprise mobility technology solutions hosted the HIT Playbook Summit at the Philadelphia Eagles Lincoln Financial field.

Attendees received an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of the stadium including the Eagles’ locker rooms and walked onto the field through the same tunnel as the 2018 Superbowl winning Philadelphia Eagles. After the tour, they were invited back to the executive suite for dinner and listened to keynote speaker Vince Papale address the group about his experience with leveraging partnerships for success. Futura Mobility’s key partners: Capsa Healthcare, Code Corporation, KSI Keyboards, and Lilitab all spoke about the latest in technological trends for healthcare IT.

Topics Included:

• Telemedicine technology strategy to expand patient treatment
• Slimline mobile cart applications for clinicians with limited space
• Wireless barcode scanning technology and applications for clinician mobilization
• Patient self-service kiosks for patient check-in and in-room use
• Security and disinfection keyboard options
• The importance of proper disinfection
• How Futura Mobility can deliver solutions from their 30,000 sq/ft technology center
• Application services offered by Futura Mobility to streamline application projects

“I attended Futura’s HIT Playbook Summit Event and found significant value in learning about innovations and services to help support our HIT initiatives at the hospital. I made new connections with peers in the Philadelphia area, enjoyed the tour and meeting Vince Papale. Great event Futura!”, stated Jennifer Snyder, IT Manager with Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Founded in 1992, Futura Mobility has serviced 1 in 3 hospitals nationwide and internationally. The leader in mobility technology and application services, Futura leverages its vendor-neutral partnerships focused on keeping client’s technology operating at the highest-level possible. For more information visit: www.futuramobility.com or contact Eric Nolan at: enolan@futuramobility.com. Read More

Futura Mobility Delivers The Next Phase of Digital Healthcare Delivery with Impulse Healthcare Solutions.

Futura Mobility and Impulse Healthcare Solutions have joined forces to provide the best in healthcare mobility solutions and services. Now as one company, Futura Mobility can solve your most difficult healthcare technology problems by reducing costs, increasing ROI and improving quality of patient care while leveraging every opportunity for revenue improvement. Our combined approach of solutions and services allows you to effortlessly complete projects, progressing your organization into the next phase of digital healthcare delivery.

POINT-OF-CARE MOBILITY HARDWARE SOLUTIONS

We offer a comprehensive line of point-of-care hardware such as: mobile carts, wall mounts, mobile phones/tablets/sleds, barcode scanners/printers, disinfection solutions, patient/infant security and RFID asset management. Combined with our lifecycle management services (assessments, procurement, deployment, and support), you can now achieve, monitor and maintain your cost savings in this highly commoditized area of care delivery.

CLINICAL & BUSINESS APPLICATION SERVICES

Our a-la-cart portfolio of clinical and business application services delivers the most qualified resources, coupled with complete methodologies, to ensure that your projects are successfully completed.   Implementations, upgrades, activations, education, backfill support and interoperability can be entirely managed and staffed by our organization or we can provide resources to supplement your current team.   With a prestigious list of references you can be assured that your projects will be completed correctly, on-time and within budget.

 CLINICIAN & PATIENT ENGAGEMENT SOLUTIONS

Actively enable your clinicians and engage your patients with our solutions ranging from our HIPAA-secured communication and collaboration platform, to our e-learning solution, to our patient-focused mobile applications such as wound care and disease management. Capture every opportunity for revenue achievement, comply with necessary government mandates and deliver the best of patient care…easily.

 Let us help you move into the next phase of digital healthcare delivery today!

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Futura Mobility Announces Acquisition of Healthcare Services Practice

We  are very excited to announce that Futura Mobility has acquired the Healthcare services practice of Impulse Healthcare Solutions!  Impulse Healthcare Solutions is a privately-held healthcare IT services and technology organization providing healthcare systems, hospitals and clinics strategy services, clinical application services, mobility services and website security.  They are experts in their fields and have a longtime commitment to providing excellent customer services.

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Futura Launches iServe

After thousands of hours of development, documentation and testing, Futura will be initiating the pilot user onboarding of its new CRM and Customer Portal system, iServe.  iServe will allow customers to submit and view the progress of their system’s support needs through a convenient and user-friendly web portal designed to speed up the process of ticket submission and resolution. A key feature of the new system is the Knowledge base that will provide information and tools to users to greatly enhance their use of the system.

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Futura Mobility Helps Global Car Manufacturer to Design, Develop, and Deploy the Digital Dealership of the Future.

GOALS:

Futura Mobility was engaged by a global luxury automotive brand, to implement the Digital Dealership of the Future for its national automotive dealership network, by taking the online brand experience to new levels.

CHALLENGE:

With hundreds of independently owned franchises, the dealership IT landscape consisted of a diverse mix of vendors and IT solutions. Given this environment, the approach for implementing the new national standard for the customer experience would call for the ability to work effectively with IT staff, with various infrastructure solutions which supported the program goals, under an ambitious timeline.

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How to Pick Software for Mobile Devices: 4 Important Considerations


Deploying a mobile computing solution within a healthcare organization is a complex endeavor. In order to have a successful implementation, you must carefully evaluate your application needs, use cases, clinical requirements, and other factors. In the first of our four-part series on purchasing a mobile solution for healthcare applications, we'll take a look at key considerations for mobile software selection.

The mobile software you purchase, because it is so closely tied to the actual application, will guide many of the other decision you make when designing the total mobile solution. Here are four critical factors to take into consideration during the evaluation and selection process:

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Critical Questions Healthcare Providers Should Ask When Selecting Mobile Devices


When it comes to mobile device selection, healthcare professionals have a wide range of form factors, platforms, and manufactures to choose from -- rugged devices with professional-grade barcode scanners, off-the-shelf smartphones, tablets, and other variations are available from dozens of different companies.

Matching the right hardware to the application is critical. If you select the wrong device, it could frustrate users, decrease productivity, and ultimately lead to a failed implementation.

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Mobile Device Deployment: 3 Must Have Options

Mobile device deployment for a healthcare organization is more complex than simply selecting the right softwareand hardware. The mobile solution must integrate with your existing enterprise IT infrastructure, be easy to maintain and support, and provide robust security and privacy protection. In the third part of our series on purchasing a mobile solution, we'll look at three important options you must have for your new mobility platform.

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How to Select a Mobile Device Service Plan


Like any other equipment used in a healthcare setting, your mobile computing devices will eventually require service. Most hardware vendors, systems integrators, and value added resellers (VARs) offer some sort of mobile device service plan that can help keep your mobility solution humming.

Do you need a service plan? For healthcare organizations where clinicians rely on mobile devices to access the electronic medical record (EMR), write prescriptions, access lab results, and other critical activities, the answer is a resounding "Yes." Devices get dropped. Software glitches occur. It's incumbent to ensure that you can quickly repair or replace a device that fails or gets damaged, with minimal disruption to clinicians.

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The Silver Lining in Chronic Care Management for Medicare Patients

Being the daughter of two aging parents with chronic diseases and working in healthcare IT for the last few decades, I am thrilled to see the latest Chronic Care Management Services reimbursement definitions for CPT Code 99490 that went into effect on January 1 of 2015.  You might be saying – really? You’re thrilled about one little Medicare Physician Fee Schedule change?

I say, YES, really!

 

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