AUSTIN, Texas, October 17, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Phunware, Inc. (NASDAQ: PHUN) (the “Company”), a fully-integrated enterprise cloud platform for mobile that provides products, solutions, data and services for brands worldwide, has announced a five-year contract renewal to license its digital front door and patented location-based services to VHC Health.
“The adoption of a native, mobile-centric digital front door signifies the forefront of innovation that healthcare providers must embrace to revolutionize their approach to patient care. We are pleased that VHC Health’s leadership has reaffirmed their partnership with Phunware, acknowledging its critical role in delivering an exceptional patient experience,” said Cody Wimbish, Phunware VP of Program Management & Customer Success.
Key features of Phunware’s Digital Front Door include:
- Mobile Application: Native iOS and Android applications optimized for healthcare that can take advantage of core device capabilities that make experiences more secure, intuitive, and personalized.
- Wayfinding: Easily navigate VHC Health’s main campus with real-time instructions.
- MyChart integration which allows patients to view in real-time information on their vital signs, laboratory results, medical procedures, and medications.
- MyChart video visit functionality to leverage the patient’s phone camera to conduct virtual appointments.
- Save parking location with a photo and leave a detailed note.
- Physician and Services Directories: Access directories, which include contact information and tap-to-call buttons.
“The renewal of our partnership with Phunware is an exciting step forward in our commitment to delivering a comprehensive suite of services through a unified mobile app for the VHC community. Beyond simplifying patient interactions, such as scheduling appointments and accessing remote telehealth services and provider messaging, this innovative wayfinding technology is a transformative solution that empowers patients to easily navigate the VHC campus,” said Mike Mistretta, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of VHC Health.
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About VHC Health
VHC Health provides exceptional medical services as the region’s community health system. Virginia Hospital Center was recently designated a 2021 Top Teaching Hospital by The Leapfrog Group. In 2022, the Hospital was selected for an 11th consecutive Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ and a 20th consecutive ‘A’ grade from The Leapfrog Group. Virginia Hospital Center is a 453-bed not-for-profit teaching facility and designated as a Magnet® hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. VHC Health is a proud member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network – a national network of independent healthcare organizations.
About Phunware, Inc.
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Phunware, Inc. (NASDAQ: PHUN), the pioneer of Location Based SaaS that offers the only fully integrated enterprise cloud platform for mobile that enables brands to engage, manage and monetize anyone anywhere. Phunware’s Software Development Kits (SDKs) include location-based services, mobile engagement, content management, messaging, advertising, loyalty (PhunCoin & PhunToken) and analytics, as well as a mobile application framework of pre-integrated iOS and Android software modules for building in-house or channel-based mobile application and vertical solutions. Phunware helps the world’s most respected brands create category-defining mobile experiences, with approximately one billion active devices touching its platform each month when operating at scale. For more information about how Phunware is transforming the way consumers and brands interact with mobile in the virtual and physical worlds, visit https://phunware.com and follow @phunware on all social media platforms.