July 27, 2017
announced it will continue to expand the use of Augmedix, powered by the
newly announced Glass Enterprise, to physicians across primary care,
orthopedics, and other clinic-based specialties. The effort supports
TriHealth's commitment to improve patient care, enhance physician workflow and
reduce physician burnout through use of innovative technology and services.
“We are proud
to have been both an investor in, and an early adopter of, Augmedix powered by
Glass,” said Mark C. Clement, TriHealth President & CEO. He added,
“TriHealth is continually seeking out innovative new ways to improve the care
and service we provide our patients, while enhancing the practice experience
for our valued physician community – and the Glass technology is hitting it out
of the park on both fronts.” “Glass allows our physicians to spend more
time providing exceptional, personalized care to patients, while also enabling
them to increase the quality and accuracy of their patient notes with far less
time and effort.”
HIPAA-compliant documentation automation platform that combines Glass with a
remote scribe to free doctors from hours of mandated charting and documentation
so they can get back to the work they love: taking care of patients.
the exam room, a physician dons Glass and is able to talk with patients rather
than bury their head in a computer screen. Throughout the visit, a remote
scribe will help the physician retrieve a patient’s medical history, call up
lab notes or pharmacy records, and create chart notes of the visit in
excited to see TriHealth's innovative application of Glass and Augmedix yield
substantial benefits to patient care in a real world clinical
environment. We look forward to seeing TriHealth expand the use of Glass
Enterprise Edition in Ohio," said Jay Kothari, Project Lead, Glass.
been thrilled with wearing Glass with Augmedix. It brings a scribe into the
exam room in a non-obtrusive way. It allows me to be hands-free from the
computer,” said David DeMarco, M.D. a TriHealth Family Medicine Physician.
“Looking my patients in the eye and closely listening to their concerns is
easier than ever. Patients appreciate the personalized care, and I appreciate
the thorough notes taken by my scribe. I have reinvested the time I previously
spent documenting between encounters for handling lab results, refill requests
and phone messages. Proof-reading the pre-written notes at the end of a session
are much less mentally taxing than reliving each encounter and typing or
an early pioneer in Augmedix, which is also live with hundreds of primary care
doctors, specialists and surgeons across the United States. Dignity Health,
Sutter Health, and Catholic Health Initiatives are among many of the large
health systems from across the country who have recently deployed Augmedix.