Twiage Announced Winner of MATTER’s Observation Unit Challenge!

Dr. Yu and the Twiage team pitched their observation unit tracker in the final round of Observation Unit Challenge to a panel of judges from Allscripts, Hill-Rom, OSF Healthcare, and the University of Illinois at Chicago. Twiage’s tracker technology helps decrease patients’ length of stay and support clinical decision making. Twiage used the feedback from mentors and hospitals to improve their solution to address the specific problems that many health professionals faced. For example, the tracker includes a team chat feature which enhances communication and promotes situational awareness. Twiage’s observation unit tracker design emphasizes care team collaboration, which in turn helps reduce length of stay.

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Dr. YiDing Yu selected to join EMS Agenda 2050!

Dr. YiDing Yu, founder and CEO of Twiage, has been selected as one of 10 members on the Technical Expert Panel (TEP) for EMS Agenda 2050, a two-year initiative that strives to determine and plan for the growing role of EMS in our country over the next three decades. As a member of the panel, Dr. Yu will pay a pivotal role in shaping an Agenda for the Future that focuses on the integration of emergency care within the greater healthcare environment. The TEP will work closely with members of the emergency care and healthcare communities to gather their suggestions and build a foundation for this Agenda before facilitating wider-community meetings for further feedback.

Dr. Yu was selected for the TEP not only for her expertise in Population Medicine and training in Primary Care, but also for her ability to think outside the box in regards to improving patient and provider experience across the healthcare field. She will be collaborating with a geographically diverse group of thought leaders who each bring unique perspectives for the future.

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Listen to the Twiage Story on the Breaking Health Podcast

Excerpt from Breaking Health Podcast:

On this episode of Breaking Health, VC and host Steve Krupa of the Psilos Group sits down with YiDing Yu, MD, practicing physician, award-winning tech entrepreneur, and passionate founder and chief medical officer of Twiage (an amalgam of “Twitter” and “Triage”) – the application looking to answer for the communication gaps in health care. Dr. YiDing Yu, honored as a powerhouse by the Boston Business Journal’s 2015 list of 40 Under 40, got the idea for Twiage when she was a resident in Brigham and Women’s Hospital learning firsthand about the failing systems widespread in emergency department practices.

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Come See Twiage at the Smart Cities Summit on December 6 in Boston, MA

Smart Cities SummitDr. YiDing Yu will speak on the Building Safer Cities by Revolutionizing Public Safety panel at the Smart Cities Summit today at the Courtyard Boston Downtown in Boston, MA. Speaking alongside IDC Government Insights, the City of Philadelphia, and Analog Devices, Dr. Yu will address how Twiage helps transform public safety with IoT and how can police fire departments, EMS agencies and hospitals can use data to offer safer environments.

Smart Cities Summit brings together leading decision makers looking to learn about how to implement technology in order to boost connectivity within cities across the globe. Download the brochure to find out more about who will attend, topics being covered, speakers and other features taking place.

See more information about the panel here. Register for the Smart Cities Summit here.

We hope to see you there!

American Heart Association Recognizes Twiage In Its 2016 Health Tech Competition

New Orleans, LA – Twiage is honored to become the only health tech company to be recognized by both the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American Medical Association (AMA) when it won the People’s Choice Award at the Scientific Sessions 2016 Health Tech Competition on November 14.

The annual Health Tech Competition recognizes innovative healthcare solutions focused on improving patient outcomes for heart health. This year, seven finalists presented their products to a panel of judges and an audience of 100 cardiologists. Voted on by practicing cardiologists, the People’s Choice Award speaks volumes to the impact of Twiage on prehospital STEMI and stroke care. Congratulations to the team!

Read all about it here: Becker’s Hospital Review