A customized, HIPAA-compliant smartphone app used by clinicians at a New Jersey medical center is not only improving communications and speeding up workflows but has resulted in at least $2 million in cost savings for the hospital.

For about a year, physicians, nurses and other members of the patient care teams at Jersey City Medical Center have leveraged the Practice Unite mobile app from Navio Health LLC. Doctors at the 316-bed facility credit the app with improved communications that allows them to discharge patients 20 percent faster, which translates into savings of $720,000 per year for the hospital.

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