A new patent application for an augmented reality (AR) enabled, three-dimensional avatar for electronic health records (EHR) has been submitted by ORHub. Entitled “3D Avatars for Electronic Medical Records” the patent covers the first method to automatically record and identify each item that is used during a medical procedure.
ORHub are a HIPAA compliant, physician-driven digital software company focused on improving profitability and the cost effectiveness of hospitals through real-time smart data and analytics. By leveraging the power of AR to aid in real-time data solutions, the company is looking to reshape the hospital environment by providing cloud-based software solutions that feature the immersive technology.
“Following our launch and implementation of our cloud-based SaaS Surgical Resource Management (SRM) platform, this patent filing further propels us along our development journey to extend beyond manual data capture in the surgical environment utilizing innovative new technology,” said Colt Melby, Chief Executive Officer of ORHub. “ORHub is committed to bringing transformative surgical economics for our rapidly growing number of providers to break through current challenges that EHR systems face.”
Currently, ORHub provide advanced surgical software solutions for real-time surgical data analytics. The suite of products that they offer serves the needs of the health care industry, hospital, patient, government and the medical device vendor sectors. Thanks to their cloud-based structure, their solutions are flexible, scalable and able to capture and provide information before, during and after surgery.
Hospitals and surgeons are able to make real-time, data driven decisions thanks to the software solutions to improve their workflow and business profitability along with the quality of patient care. Thanks to the innovative technology, hospitals are better able to understand their costs and identify which areas can be managed more effectively to reduce overheads. Additional options include increased accountability, automatic creation of comprehensive anatomic implant registries, real-time analytics, improved efficiencies, and compliance with existing government regulations.
Though the patent application may be some time off mass market implementation it does showcase the companies belief in AR technology to further improve their software solution offerings. As ORHub continue to develop their software and adapt further AR solutions into their suite of offerings VRFocus will be sure to bring you all the latest.