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Twistle is proud to partner with hospitals and health systems across the country in ensuring patients are connected, supported and reassured.

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August 31, 2021

Health Catalyst Announces Matt Revis to Join Leadership Team

Health Catalyst, Inc. (“Health Catalyst,” Nasdaq: HCAT), a leading provider of data and analytics technology and services to healthcare organizations, today announced Matt Revis will join the Health Catalyst leadership team. Revis will report directly to Health Catalyst Chief Operating Officer Paul Horstmeier.

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Health Catalyst

August 31, 2021

Health Catalyst Announces Matt Revis to Join Leadership Team

Health Catalyst, Inc. (“Health Catalyst,” Nasdaq: HCAT), a leading provider of data and analytics technology and services to healthcare organizations, today announced Matt Revis will join the Health Catalyst leadership team. Revis will report directly to Health Catalyst Chief Operating Officer Paul Horstmeier.

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Healthcare Finance News

August 11, 2021

A technological approach to patient engagement shows ROI for Providence St. Joseph Health

In investigating patient engagement tools, Providence settled on Twistle, which put together an ROI calculator that allowed the system to gauge whether the approach would work, and whether it would justify the investment in a tech partner. 

Read more on Healthcare Finance News

 

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Healthcare IT News

July 26, 2021

Providence St. Joseph Health builds a powerful telehealth program

Providence St. Joseph Health has monitored more than 18,000 patients since March 2020 while driving a Net Promoter Score greater than 70. By partnering with Twistle, a program known for high patient engagement and a user interface that is easy to use for both patients and providers, patient compliance and adoption rose dramatically from 5% to 90% within the first week of Twistle implementation.

Read more on Healthcare IT News

 

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Health Catalyst

June 24, 2021

Health Catalyst Announces Agreement to Acquire Twistle

Health Catalyst, Inc. (“Health Catalyst,” Nasdaq: HCAT), a leading provider of data and analytics technology and services to healthcare organizations, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Twistle, Inc. (“Twistle”), an Albuquerque, New Mexico-based healthcare patient engagement SaaS technology company that automates patient-centered, HIPAA-compliant communication between care teams and patients to transform the patient experience, drive better care outcomes, and reduce healthcare costs.

Read more on Health Catalyst

 

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Healthcare Innovation

June 23, 2021

Digital Patient Engagement Tools Show Promise in Improving Surgical Outcomes

Digital health tools focused on improving patient engagement are starting to have an impact on surgery outcomes. In a recent interview, John Monson, M.D., executive director of colorectal surgery at AdventHealth in Orlando, Fla., described the role Twistle plays in his department’s deployment of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) protocols that begin 30 days prior to surgery and continue 30 days post-discharge.

Read more on Healthcare Innovations

 

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HIT Consultant

June 1, 2021

Can Technology Improve How We Treat (or Prevent) Chronic Conditions?

The prevalence of chronic disease in the United States will increase over the next several decades among all age groups, as will the associated care costs, and physical, mental and social consequences. In this article, Twistle Medical Director shares a new approach to addressing chronic care management with technology and at home monitoring.

Read more on HIT Consultant

 

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KRQE News

May 9, 2021

New Mexico tech company helps track COVID patient progress 

This story highlights how Twistle has been helping in the fight against COVID-19 by helping track patient progress using automated text messages, similar to the ones people are getting about their COVID vaccines.

Watch to learn more on KRQE.

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Chief Healthcare Executive

April 21, 2021

Measuring the ROI of Remote Patient Monitoring

In this article Twistle CEO Kulmeet Singh shares how automated patient communication software can offer personalized, step-by-step guidance to improve outcomes, safety and satisfaction, keeping patients engaged, and – for Twistle clients – offer proven ROI.

Read more on Chief Healthcare Executive

 

Health IT Answers

Health IT Answers

April 12, 2021

Ensuring Patient Engagement Technology Is Effective

In order to engage patients in their care in a meaningful and sustained way, patients must see the value in patient engagement systems. This article examines important strategies to evaluate new technologies and ensure you will be able to achieve sustained patient engagement.

Read more on Health IT Answers

 

Fierce Healthcare

Fierce Healthcare

March 24, 2021

Providence virtually monitors thousands of COVID-19 patients. Here are 3 lessons learned on scaling up the tech

Clinical leaders at Providence’s 51-hospital health system made several key strategic decisions to quickly scale up its virtual monitoring program including partnering with Twistle for care automation and remote patient monitoring in the earliest stages of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Authority Magazine

March 14, 2021

The Future Is Now: Kulmeet Singh of Twistle On How Their Technological Innovation Will Shake Up The Tech Scene

As COVID-19 and the global pandemic accelerated changes in healthcare, care delivery, and patient engagement, Twistle’s unique approach to technological innovation is driving adoption and accessibility for patients of all types.

Read more on Authority Magazine

 

Healthcare IT Today

March 10, 2021

Transforming Healthcare with Proactive, Automated Communication

Secure, HIPAA-compliant communication pathways can keep patients on track by providing step-by-step guidance for anything from routine preventive care to complex medical procedures. 

Read more on Healthcare IT Today

 

Authority Magazine

March 10, 2021

Twistle: Dave Ross’s Big Idea That May Change The World In The Next Few Years

With 90% of the world’s population having access to a cell phone, Twistle Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder Dave Ross discusses the incredible potential to fundamentally improve global population health.

Read more on Authority Magazine

 

Healthcare IT Today

February 18, 2021

Rethinking Patient Engagement in the Middle of a Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has successfully accelerated the availability of digital health tools, the next step is activating patients in their care. Twistle’s Medical Director, John Janas, MD shares important best practices to optimize patient journeys and achieve sustained engagement.

Read more on Healthcare IT Today

 

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The Healthcare Technology Report

December 21, 2020

Twistle CEO, Kulmeet Singh, Included in Top 25 Consumer HealthTech Executives of 2020

The Healthcare Technology Report included Twistle CEO Kulmeet Singh on its list of the Top 25 Consumer HealthTech Executives. The list recognizes leaders who have excelled in their field and developed innovative technology solutions that improve healthcare.

Read more on The Healthcare Technology Report

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CB Insights

August 13, 2020

Digital Health 150: The Digital Health Startups Transforming The Future Of Healthcare

The Digital Health 150 is CB Insights’ annual ranking of the 150 most promising digital health startups in the world. Clinical intelligence & enablement is a leading category in the 2020 cohort that helps providers and payers make clinical decisions to deliver care more effectively and efficiently. Twistle’s patient engagement platform is recognized for connecting providers and patients to improve health outcomes.

Read more on CB Insights

Healthcare Financial Management Association

Healthcare Financial Management Association

August 4, 2020

Telemedicine is exploding, but where is the ROI for health systems?

Telemedicine is certain to remain a core care modality in the post-COVID-19 environment. Hospitals therefore need to find ways to make bulletproof business cases for virtual care and to identify the ideal blend of virtual and physical touch points for each patient type.

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HealthTech

June 22, 2020

How Remote Patient Monitoring Is Aiding the COVID-19 Fight

Remote patient monitoring (RPM) technologies that track and transmit a user’s vital signs can provide real-time insights for providers to determine next steps. Providence Saint Joseph Health patients who exhibit virus symptoms but are well enough to stay home are given a thermometer and pulse oximeter that connect with solutions from Twistle, Xealth and digital platforms monitored by Providence clinicians.

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NBC News

June 9, 2020

Local Health Care Company Helps Employees Safely Return to Work Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

As more and more people return to their offices, ChristianaCare Health System is helping to make sure they don’t bring COVID-19 with them. NBC10’s Tim Furlong explains.

Watch on NBC News

 

GeekWire

May 7, 2020

Amid Widespread Tech Industry Layoffs, Some Companies Are Still Hiring in a Flipped’ Labor Market

Many healthcare startups are accelerating their roadmaps due to the pandemic. Twistle, a patient engagement platform that makes it easier for hospitals to communicate with patients, saw huge interest in its COVID-19 assessment technology and is now bringing on up to 10 employees by this summer to help support demand.

Read more on GeekWire

 

GeekWire

April 16, 2020

Why Having a Technology Incubator Inside a Health System is Helping Patients and Providers Respond to COVID-19

Twistle requests patients input their temperature, pulse oximeter data, and other more subjective data points three times a day for a 14-day period via HIPAA-compliant, secure texting. The data is sent back to Providence providers who can review and proactively reach out to patients whose symptoms may be worsening and require direct intervention.

Read more on GeekWire

 

Venture Beat

Venture Beat

April 14, 2020

A clinical team used MIT CSAIL’s AI to remotely monitor a COVID-19 patient

In light of U.S. Food and Drug Administration guidance published in March to expand the use of remote monitoring devices that facilitate patient management, both hospitals and health systems are increasingly piloting AI-enabled at-home solutions. In Washington, Providence has deployed remote monitoring from Twistle to care for more than 1,000 confirmed and suspected COVID-19 patients.

Read more on Venture Beat

 

The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal

April 14, 2020

Hospitals Monitor Some Coronavirus Patients at Home

The Providence health system is using tools from health-care technology company Twistle Inc. to monitor more than 1,000 confirmed and suspected COVID-19 patients in their homes. Twistle has started developing a machine-learning version of its system to help automate decisions such as who needs a pulse oximeter.

Read more on The Wall Street Journal

 

CMIO Podcast

CMIO Podcast

April 14, 2021

Dr. Bill DePaso Talks About Patient Communication

Dr. Bill DePaso joins us to talk about how patient communication and engagement is important during the crisis and for routine care.

 

Providence Ventures

Providence Ventures

April 9, 2020

Funding the Future of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 12 w/ Kulmeet Singh, CEO of Twistle

Twistle’s patient engagement platform is helping health systems redefine the patient experience through HIPAA compliant texting. We also discussed Twistle’s role as Providence’s partner in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, and how it’s helping physicians interact with patients remotely.

Read more on Providence Ventures

 

Fierce Healthcare

Fierce Healthcare

April 1, 2020

Providence St. Joseph Using Twistle Remote Monitoring Technology for 700 COVID Patients

“In the current environment, we have a large population of patients who are concerned and experiencing symptoms that may or may not be indicative of COVID-19,” said Todd Czartoski,  M.D., Providence’s chief medical technology officer. “Incorporating Xealth and Twistle into our clinical operations extends the reach of our front-line caregivers—enabling us to give them leverage to monitor patients effectively and efficiently—while keeping patients safe at home.”

Read more on Fierce Healthcare

 

HIT Consultant

HIT Consultant

March 30, 2020

Providence Uses Remote Patient Monitoring For 700+ COVID-19 Patients

Providence is using a pathway solution from Twistle to reach out automatically to at-risk patients via secure text messaging, phone, or smartphone apps to gather up-to-date information about symptoms and send alerts to their care team if their symptoms require attention. This solution protects and relieves overburdened health care professionals while also giving patients peace of mind and a safety net for communication while they recover at home.

Read more on HIT Consultant

 

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The Wall Street Journal

March 28, 2020

A New Frontier for Medical Technology

Telehealth systems are growing rapidly in response to the crisis. Amy Compton-Phillips, MD, executive vice president and chief clinical officer for Providence St. Joseph Health recalled the day when a test had confirmed the first US COVID-19 patient in the U.S. We are now leveraging telehealth technology in ways that will last long after this pandemic.

Read more on The Wall Street Journal

 

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Medium

March 25, 2020

Supporting Our Heroes on the COVID-19 Front Line

For the last six years, members of the Providence Digital Innovation Group have focused on development and deployment of digital solutions that make quality care more convenient and accessible for our patients. It’s telehealth patient home monitoring program is currently monitoring at home over 300 patients in Washington who are under investigation or have tested positive for COVID-19. These are patients with symptoms but who are not ill enough to be admitted to the hospital, thereby sparing precious in-patient beds.

Read more on Medium

 

Seattle Business

Seattle Business

February 26, 2020

Twistle wins Achievement in Digital Health Award

Seattle Business magazine honors the individuals and organizations that are pioneering the effort to advance Washington’s world-class health sector at its annual Leaders in Health Care Awards. Winners were announced at an awards gala on February 26, 2020 and were featured in the March 2020 edition of Seattle Business magazine.

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Becker’s Health IT

February 7, 2020

Providence’s Aaron Martin on how a recent digital health investment is boosting patient engagement

At the end of January, Providence announced its participation in an $18 million funding round for Twistle, a startup developing patient education and communication software for healthcare providers.

“When we embarked on this work three years ago, we conducted a landscape assessment and selected Twistle out of a strong group of nearly 50 other solution companies,” Mr. Martin told Becker’s Hospital Review. Providence chose Twistle based not only on the startup’s technology expertise and open-architecture approach, but also on the strength of its team and their “strong partnership orientation.”

Read more on Becker’s Health IT

 

PR Newswire

PR Newswire

October 29, 2019

Twistle Receives $16m Investment to Accelerate Delivery of Personalized Care Guidance Through Care Process Automation

In a move that will further strengthen its leadership position in helping health systems and life sciences companies deliver personalized care guidance through the emerging category of care process automation, Twistle today announced it has secured $16 million in Series A funding. Leading healthcare enterprises use Twistle’s scalable technology to manage outreach to patient populations by automating communications, information-gathering and patient education, helping them improve clinical and patient-reported outcomes while simultaneously lowering costs.

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Healthcare IT News

Healthcare IT News

May 2, 2019

Care Management App Reduces Surgical Complications, Among Other Improvements, at Health System

Providence St. Joseph needed to eliminate barriers to a better experience by simplifying its approach. Instead of allocating resources to manually calling and e-mailing patients and performing other repetitive administrative duties, the health system wanted its caregivers to be free to focus on innovation, improving patient satisfaction and reducing costs. It also wanted to reduce no-shows and minimize confusion in care coordination.

“The best solution we selected after a thorough process of assessing a variety of options and then piloting the top two solutions was Twistle, an automated patient engagement platform that helps guide patients through their episodes of care,” said Matthew Cohlmia, director of digital strategy at Providence St. Joseph Health.

Read more on Healthcare IT News

 

Springer Link

SpringerLink

March 11, 2019

Active post discharge surveillance program as a part of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery protocol decreases emergency department visits and readmissions in colorectal patients

Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) programs aim to standardize perioperative care to reduce morbidity and cost. Our study examined an Active Post-Discharge Surveillance (APDS) program in reducing avoidable readmissions and emergency department (ED) visits in postoperative colorectal ERAS patients.

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Business Wire

BusinessWire 

February 11, 2019

Twistle Brings Surgery Patients and Care Teams Closer Together at Providence St. Joseph Health

Twistle today announced an expanded deployment of its two-way patient engagement platform with Providence St. Joseph Health (PSJH) to improve patient engagement around surgical episodes of care. Fourteen hospitals across the PSJH health system have decided to deploy Twistle for use in spine surgery, joint replacement, colorectal surgery, bariatric surgery, cardiovascular and OBGYN following in-depth technology selection and pilot testing.

Read more on BusinessWire

 

Forbes Magazine

Forbes Magazine

February 9, 2019

CEOs Agree AI Is Driving Digital’s Next Major Breakthroughs

Major breakthroughs in digital technologies are underway, and it’s all thanks to ongoing advancements in artificial intelligence, executives of several digital startups recently shared. The executives all of whom founded or head up companies leveraging digital technologies to improve their respective industries, differed on what they thought digital’s next big breakthrough would be. But all shared the belief that it’s AI that is enabling that innovation.

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TedX

March 14, 2018

The Future of Healthcare: Kulmeet Singh at Tedx Albuquerque, NM

In the first event of 2018, TEDxABQ brings together bright minds with innovative ideas in the fields of medicine and healthcare. Five speakers will explore the question:

WHERE IS HEALTHCARE GOING NEXT?

The talks will include research and innovation, medicine ecosystems for providers, and technology in healthcare. The TEDxABQ Future of Healthcare Salon will focus on changing the way healthcare is perceived and medicine is practiced in New Mexico.

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