There’s an app for that: Consider the Advantages of Mobile Technologies for Public Health

The Pew Research Center tells us that, “Sixty-seven percent of adults who use the Internet also use social networking sites.” Increasingly, these sites are accessed via mobile devices, in addition to desktops and laptops. So both the use of mobile technologies and social media are not only changing how we access our information, but they […]Read More »

Patagonia Health to sponsor 2014 NCPHA Fall Conference

Patagonia Health is proud to be a sponsor of the North Carolina Public Health Association’s Fall Educational Conference, which will be held at the Hilton Wilmington Riverside September 17-19, 2014. The theme of the conference is “From Evident to Innovation: Full Spectrum Public Health.” Leaders from across public health will lead sessions that focus on […]Read More »

Patagonia Health CEO Speaks at Global Health & Innovation Conference

Ashok Mathur, CEO and co-founder of Patagonia Health, was invited to speak at the Unite for Sight 11th annual Global Health & Innovation Conference, held April 12-13 at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. Mathur discussed “Using Technology and mHealth to Transform Public Health in Rural Communities.” He shared how apps technology can be used […]Read More »

They’re Going Around: Local Health Department Billing Headaches

State and federal budgets are shrinking. The cost of providing clinical services is steadily increasing. Billing software is antiquated. Patient data is located in multiple software systems, and on paper. It’s impossible to create reports or get access to accurate data. Errors and inconsistencies continue to surface. Issues related to billing are some of the […]Read More »