Hospitals Set to Be Early Enterprise Adopters of Apple Watch to Improve Patient Care

Across Healthcare partners with Reserve Strap to provide Apple Watch to Healthcare Professionals. Hospitals are set to be the first enterprise roll out of the Apple Watch providing that they can extend the battery life with the Reserve Strap.

Aug 10, 2015, 13:26 ET from Reserve Strap

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Across Healthcare, a healthcare innovation company, will assist national hospital systems that are supplying their employees with Apple Watches to improve patient care. Numerous hospitals and integrated delivery systems are looking to deploy the Apple Watch to their physicians, nurses, and other healthcare employees. Most people think of the Apple Watch as a predominantly consumer facing device; however, it recently has garnered increasing potential in the enterprise and healthcare domains. "To this day hospitals still rely heavily on paging to notify physicians of critical patient situations. Through the Apple Watch we want to give healthcare professionals the best real-time notification and information to better treat patients," says Johnathan Samples, CEO of Across Healthcare and former CIO of Greenway Medical.

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The biggest limitation to the Apple Watch operating successfully in the hospital environment remains the device's limited battery capacity. In order to extend the battery life of the Apple Watch, Across Healthcare has partnered with Reserve Strap Inc., a manufacturer of battery bands that extend the Apple Watch's charge by over 150%.  The Reserve Strap will ensure even the busiest healthcare professionals are able to utilize his or her Apple Watch all day and every day without running out of battery.

Empowering healthcare professionals with pertinent information about their patients and schedules right on their wrists will improve patient care. Across Healthcare expects tens of thousands of healthcare workers to adopt the Apple Watch in the coming months and stands ready to provide technology and logistical support to make the rollout seamless for hospitals.

About Across Health Care

Across Healthcare was founded by Jason Colquitt and Johnathan Samples. The company was formed to deliver innovative solutions to the healthcare provider market. The principals at Across Healthcare have led the research and development of electronic health records, patient portals, revenue cycle management, and clinical research platforms. With over twenty patents between the two principals they understand the complex issues of healthcare technology and have the insight to solve the issues at hand. Three services drive value for Across Healthcare customers: strategic consulting; go-to-market commercial software solutions; and for hire custom software development. The core company philosophy that flows from the founders is the principle of reciprocity, "Do unto others, as you would have them do unto you."

About Reserve Strap

The Reserve Strap charges the Apple Watch while you wear it. Reserve Strap is also developing other accessories for the wearables market.

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