Ten new partner applications built on the Box software platform have been launched to address industry-specific information challenges including clinical documentation and interoperability.
"Hospitals, medical groups and physicians are all facing challenges, including privacy regulations, the migration to electronic health records, and outdated IT infrastructure," said Whitney Bouck, general manager of enterprise at IT services provider Box.
"Box breaks down walls and helps people collaborate to get work done. These new partner apps and security standards will help where it matters most: managing critical information, coordinating care, and driving productivity industry-wide."
In 2013, Box's sales in the healthcare industry grew more than 81 per cent, with leading organizations such as Henry Ford Health System, Beaumont Health System, HealthTrust Europe, Johns Hopkins HealthCare Solutions, Wake Forest Baptist Health, San Juan Regional Medical Center and Garden City Hospital have implemented the system.
"We needed a tool that would allow us to centralize all our content and provide our doctors and executives quick, secure access to information on any device," said Albert Fadool, CIO at Garden City Hospital.
"Box gives us this ability – improving visibility and collaboration around critical content like patient health records, clinical images and hospital protocols."
Box Healthcare App Partners are focused on addressing some of the most pressing challenges in the industry, including clinical documentation (drchrono and Umbie DentalCare); care coordination (TigerText, Doximity, Medigram, and PostureScreen Mobile); interoperability: (iMedViewer, iPaxera and Medi-Copy) and access to care (HealthTap).
The platform apps for healthcare are accessible via the Box Apps Marketplace.
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