Hadassah Launches New Smartphone Application for Patients
The new smartphone application.
With the goal of offering more efficient service to patients and attracting new
patients, the Hadassah Medical Center has introduced a new smartphone application.
Developed jointly by Hadassah’s Information Systems Division and Ideomobile, an Israeli
company that specializes in mobile channel solutions, the application is
available for downloading and can also be accessed at the admission desks of
Hadassah Hospital’s two campuses. Through this application, individuals can
register to give birth at Hadassah, schedule an appointment, and receive reminders
of upcoming appointments, lab results, and directions to the hospital.
application is a huge step in the field of mobile administration and medicine,”
relates Efrat Simon of Hadassah’s Division of Information Systems. She adds: “Hadassah
developed this application with the intention of improving the efficiency and
quality of patient care. We continue to develop
additional features, such as a Hadassah phonebook and an English version."
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