Use Cases

 

EMS

 

 

When Emergency Medical Services (EMS) respond to an accident or situation, their ability to quickly gather information and utilize the support of external resources, makes all the difference in a victim receiving to prompt appropriate care. In the past, receiving hospitals had to rely on written scene descriptions of the verbal accounts from the technicians – both omitting critical details that are required by care teams. With PrivateEyeHC™, technicians and receiving clinicians now have a secure platform on their own mobile devices that support bi-directional collaboration to ensure the best response and care for victims. Photographs, associated notes and information are securely stored as an archive for later reference as necessary to further support the patient’s care.  This also helps administrators later for quality review, such as EKG cath-lab activiations, trauma activations and stroke alerts. 

 

EMS is also a litigious arena.   Patient privacy is a concern among many EMS managers when car accidents, grisly trauma or highly public disasters invite social media posting.  The PrivateEye SmartCase offers a solution to track personal device (BYOD) usage in the field, while still enabling an important clinical resource.   Consider a major breach with NYFD , which was systematic and widespread; the stories are not unique, and quite common.

 

 

PrivateEye is partnering with FirstNet, an AT&T based service to bring our HIPAA compliant App and Case to all First Responders to ensure BYOD compliance and facilitate Hospital communications.  It also works with Otterbox uniVERSE case to ensure durability and multimodel functioning. 

Medical Education

With the increased emphasis on group learning and activities in medical schools, students and faculty are looking for ways to further facilitate collaboration. Until now, the use of mobile phones to capture important clinical information had limited value in this new model and came with a high security risk. However, with PrivateEyeHC™, students can now use their own mobile devices to securely take and share photos amongst their classmates and supporting faculty. With a robust annotation and filing structure, information is archived in PrivateEyeHC™’s secure cloud, allowing for ongoing input, review and reference. Multiple levels of security built into the technology exceed those required under HIPAA and other guidelines, making PrivateEyeHC™ ideal for enhancing the education of future clinicians.

 

Medical students, nursing students and physician residents are already using their phones for everything.  Not supplying a HIPAA compliant resource for medical education may increase institutional liablity because students will find their own ways of doing things: on SnapChat, WhatsApp, or Facebook, or other insecure platforms. HIPAA texting apps aren't built for Image archiving, sharing and commenting, PrivateEyeHC™ is. PrivateEyeHC™ is a secure, learning and collaborative tool for education.   After all, you don't want your school to have stories like THIS... 

Hospitals

In every clinical environment of a hospital, immediate feedback from various  teams of specialists aids in the care of patients. On a daily basis, clinicians seek input from plastic surgeons, cardiologists, orthopedic doctors, radiologists and others. Existing methods of accessing these specialists for consultation are cumbersome and timely – a barrier in the critical care of a patient. Using unsecure texting mobile phone applications have temporarily filled this void, but do not address the level of collaboration necessary and put an overwhelming level of risk on the clinician and organization. PrivateEyeHC™ provides a secure platform for the bi-directional communication, customizable group collaboration, annotation and archival of important clinical photos and information, right from the clinician’s own mobile device. And with the ability to fully integrate with EHR systems, image archives and other clinical platforms, PrivateEyeHC ™complies with the hospitals existing technology platform standards.

MedSpas/Surgicenter

As an important piece in the care continuum model, ambulatory facilities and surgicenters require ongoing collaboration with other members of the care team. Measuring patient recovery and progress, from beginning to end, is key to this process. With PrivateEyeHC™, important clinical photos and information and be securely shared and referenced throughout the process. Using individual or group sharing, information can be shared with only those require it. PrivateEyeHC™ utilizes the clinician’s own mobile device and scalable and secure hosted cloud infrastructure, making the platform available and accessible to facilities of all sizes.

 

Because surgicenters and med-spas deal with image-based specialties such as cosmetics, they may be especially at risk for HIPAA violations.  Of course the incident with Joan Rivers, made many owners of surgicenters more cautious.   PrivateEye's smartcase and compliance engines offer an important risk-mitigation strategy.  

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