perioperative care, digital health, preoperative anxiety, patient communication

How to reduce patients' preoperative anxiety through improved communication?

Postponing non-urgent surgical procedures has led to a significant backlog in elective surgeries. This has not only impacted the capacity of the surgical system, but now many...

digital health, Care Coordination, Patient Management

The digitization of care processes streamlines operations and improves the customer experience

Universitätsmedizin Mainz, Urology, Maxillofacial Surgery

Mainz Hackathon: On Board(ing) Patients with Digitally Integrated Care Pathways

Intelligent surgery care, telehealth solution, checklist, telemedicine solution

5 things to consider when selecting different telemedicine solutions for your surgery department

Demand for telemedicine solutions has risen remarkably in 2020 due to the increased need for remote care and digitized patient communication. More and more hospitals have...

Patient Experience, endoscopy, eksote, digital patient education

Eksote Hospital District Magazine - A Patient Experience Story

South Karelia Social and Health Care District (Eksote), endoscopy care unit, streamlines patient care with the help of a mobile application. Anni Toikka is one satisfied mobile...

digital health, remote patient monitoring, care coordination platform, patient questionnaires collection

What Benefits Healthcare Professionals Experience with Care Coordination Platform?


Last week we published a blog on How do patients experience mobile app support. This week we will focus on sharing healthcare professionals' and hospital management's...

Patient Experience, digital health, Digital Patient Guidance, surgery guidance

How do patients experience mobile app guidance and support?

Have you used or considered using a mobile app to guide your patients? If yes, then you might be interested in reading what patients who have used an app value in it.  We would...

orthopedics, Icory Study, Digital Patient Journey Solution, Intelligent surgery care

Icory Clinical Study - Digital Patient Journey Solution for Patients

The Icory Clinical Study is using Buddy Healthcare's care coordination and patient engagement platform with joint replacement patients. Our blog article is based on...

PREMs, Patient-Reported Experiences Measures, PREM collection automation, telehealth

How to automate the collection of patient-reported experiences (PREMs)?

The collection of patient-reported experience Measures (PREMs) and patient-reported outcome Measures (PROMs) is an essential component of health services evaluations.As the...

Universitätsmedizin Mainz, Healthcare Hackathon, ear, nose, throat, Cochlear Implant

Hackathon in Mainz: Buddy Healthcare develops digital care pathway for Cochlear Implant patients

The Universitätsmedizin Mainz (Germany) was hosting for the first time ever the Healthcare Hackathon on June 5-6. The project team of Buddy Healthcare attended the event and...

Cochlea-Implantat, Universitätsmedizin Mainz, Healthcare Hackathon

Buddy Healthcare entwickelt digitalen Behandlungspfad für Cochlea-Implantat Patienten

Die Universitätsmedizin Mainz (Deutschland) veranstaltete zum ersten Mal den Healthcare Hackathon am 05.-06. Juni. Das Projektteam von Buddy Healthcare nahm an dem Event teil und...

healthcare digitalization, hospital lean, lean benefits, digital lean

The move from traditional lean towards digital lean will benefit patients


This article introduces a concept of digital lean that combines both traditional lean and new digital solutions. Based on my experience,  understanding how these two elements...

breastfeeding care pathway, co-creation, breastfeeding guidance, app for mothers

How to guide breastfeeding mothers with a mobile app?

Co-creation project with OYS - breastfeeding care pathway

pediatric surgery, surgery preparation

How to prepare families for pediatric surgeries?

Hello and welcome back to the blog! Today we are going to talk about pediatrics and how the care personnel at hospitals can prepare little patients and their families for...

perioperative care, postoperative care, preoperative care, nurses

How BuddyCare helps nurses and care staff?

Welcome back to our blog! If you wish to find out what we have been writing about recently, please have a look at the previous posts. This time we are going to guide you...

care pathway, digital health

How to design a digital health solution?

How to design a solution that care personnel and patients would be eager to use?

care pathway, care process, perioperative care, surgical care pathway

How to generate a successful care pathway?

There are a lot of discussions ongoing about clinical pathways (also known as care pathways and integrated care pathways) and what to consider when producing them. Clinical...

digital health

How to sell digital health?

It's been a few months since our chief sales officer Markus Lind joined the Buddy Healthcare team, and now he shares his experiences and insights on how to sell digital health.

perioperative care, Telemedicine, Insights

Some key takeaways from WHINN 2017

We participated in WHINN - Week of Health and Innovation held in Odense, Denmark. The event was successful for us and as the cream on the top we managed to reach the first...

perioperative care, digital health, patient engagement

Satisfying the needs of patients and care providers

Hey all and welcome back to our blog! If it's your first time here, have a look at our previous posts to get a gist of what the Buddy Healthcare team does. We mainly wrote...

ERAS, perioperative care

Educate, Engage, Guide, Activate

How can we enhance patient engagement? Of course, the role of care personnel cannot be underestimated: they need to educate patients about care protocols, the steps included...

ERAS, perioperative care

What is ERAS?

ERAS (Enhanced Recovery After Surgery) is a care pathway for a specific procedure that includes a set of pre-determined activities, rules, and guidance. The purpose of these...

orthopedics, perioperative care, recovery

What’s up next?

BuddyCare has raised interest in this area and hospitals are looking for ways to automate and standardize their orthopedic care paths.

perioperative care, surgery

What we have accomplished in pediatrics?

Two Finnish University Hospitals’ Children’s Clinics have recently started using the BuddyCare solution. The BuddyCare App is used by parents whose children are scheduled for a...


Check out the demo of our patient engagement solution

Did you know that you can see the demo of the BuddyCare mobile solution before starting using it at your hospital? Download a free app for iOS or Android and click the "Try...


Why pediatric surgeries first?

Hello there and welcome back to our blog! Today we’d like to write about pediatric surgeries and what we have learned about them while working on Buddy Healthcare. But before...


How does BuddyCare work?

Today we explain how BuddyCare solution works and makes the surgery process easier for patients. We also share instructions how you can demo and try the app.


How we started Buddy Healthcare?

Hi buddies! In the previous post we briefly introduced our team, so go ahead and read it if you haven’t done so yet. And today we’ll share the story of how we started the...

Leikkaussali, Operation room, perioperative care

Leikkaussali 2017: What will surgery be like in future?

Buddy Healthcare is one of the partners in Leikkaussali 2017 (Operation room) in Helsinki on 22nd and 23rd of March. The event discusses future surgical care and innovations in...


What Buddy Healthcare is?

Let us briefly introduce who we are and why we share our expertise in digital health. We are nine buddies working at Buddy Healthcare who are passionate about delivering better...

Media, Patient Experience, Pediatrics

Supporting pediatric surgery patients

What do nurses speak about BuddyCare? "When children have been prepared well for a pediatric surgery, it is easier for us to take care of them. Families using the app come to...

Media, Pediatrics

Digital assistant for surgery preparations

The weeks during surgery preparations are not easy for anyone, but the stress rises to a new level when the patient is a child. Luckily, digitalisation will smoothen healthcare...

NHS, Patient Reported Outcomes, perioperative care, preoperative care

Transforming preoperative assessment

Jim Ward, director at Good4HEALTH, explains how improved preoperative care lowering ‘Did not Attend’ rates, shortening clinical appointments and fast-tracking low-risk patients...