coactionHealth provided iPhones, preloaded with a selection of health apps, including HipaaBridge, to over 100 Medicaid patients, and encouraged them to use these apps to communicate and engage regularly with their “wellness coaches.” The pilot program was a resounding success. In addition to improving patient and provider communication and engagement, the use of HipaaBridge and the other applications reduced their emergency room visits by 39 percent and inpatient hospital days by 53 percent.

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