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June-July 2019
Hello there,
Wow! In a few weeks, more than 5,000 attendees will convene at VOICE Summit 2019, where 350+ speakers will discus how today’s innovators are tapping the new powers of voice assistants, chatbots, and other conversational AI technologies.
I smiled this week while reading a June 19, 2019 ReadWrite blog post that suggested conversational AI can be used to create "buttery smooth" user experiences. In his post AI-Based Conversational Interfaces Will Become A Substitute for Web Forms, Branex's Zubair Hassan writes: 

An AI interface helps you build trust and improves engagement while delivering a more convenient and superior user experience. This type of consumer usage crosses platform integration; and the ability to adjust questions according to (personalized) user needs puts it miles ahead of traditional web forms... Give your users the convenience to ask questions with voice-based interfaces instead of forcing them to fill out lengthy web forms.

Conversational AI in healthcare will again be a hot topic at this year's VOICE Summit. Orbita team members will present at various sessions and be available to talk with you on the Expo floor. We recommend the following:

State of Voice and Chatbots in Healthcare, July 23, 1 pm
Thanks to my colleagues for joining my panel sesison: Orbita President Nathan Treloar (center)
  •  Anna Kravets, CDO Health Services & Solutions, Merck
  • Jeffrey Shebetich, Product Owner, Advanced Innovations Group, Sleep & Respiratory Care, Philips
  • Daniel Solomon, MD, MPH, Brigham and Women's Hospital,Prof. of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Jonathan Berman, Senior Manager, Consulting, Strategy & Analytics, Deloitte
Voice Assistants in Healthcare -- Are We There Yet?, July 24,1 pm
Review real-world use cases, explore practical challenges of delivering secure, voice-powered healthcare applications, and assess the industry's readiness to bet big on voice. I'm thrilled to present again this year on the main stage!
Diving Into Investment and Adoption Trends of Voice Tech in Healthcare, July 24, 2 pm
Orbita CEO Bill Rogers joins stellar panelists from UPENN, Sopris Health, Newark Ventures, DreamIT Health Tech, and Luminary Labs. Also check out another investment-focused panel including Orbita colleague Joyce Even, Vice Chair of Global Business Solutions, Mayo Clinic, who recently co-presented a a webinar with Orbita titled The Power of Conversation: Healthcare Content Services with Voice.

We hope you'll make time to meet with a member of team Orbita at our VOICE Summit Expo booth (#317) — or suggest a convenient place, date, time either during or adjacent to the event. Please use this form to request a meeting.

Nathan Treloar
Orbita Co-Founder & President
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PS: Last fall, WTF requested an interview. What is WTF, besides a really creative name? "WTF Health gives you a glimpse of the future of healthcare by introducing you to the people who are going to change it." Thank you, WTF, for including me. The interview went live a few weeks ago. Watch it here and reach out via email if you'd like to share your thoughts on my commentary.

 Resources from Orbita

julywebinar (1)Revitalize the healthcare consumer journey with virtual assistants:
Find a Doc, Find a Location, and Scheduling

Attend this session to learn how pre-built conversational AI modules can help kickstart your voice and chat strategy. Orbita Chief Product Officer Bill Cava (and a soon-to-be-announced guest) will explain how consumerization is driving demand for interactive and bi-directional conversational engagement, discuss options for moving into this new areaand describe how a platform-based framework can address security, interoperability, omnichannel delivery, etc. Register here.


Going to VOICE in Newark? Get 50% off your Superpass

Screen Shot 2019-05-07 at 5.43.45 PMAs a gold sponsor for Voice Summit 2019 (July 22-25) Orbita is pleased to offer these discounts (valid through July 20)

  • 50% off Your SuperPass (pay $247.50 vs. regular price of $495) 
    • Access to Mainstage, Breakouts and Expo plus pre-conference workshops and the VOICE Awards Dinner
  • 15% off Registration for Mainstage + Expo (with option to also include Breakouts)
    • At the "Select Tickets" popup, click "Enter Promotional Code" at top and use ORBITA15 for a 15% discount
Where's Orbita? Upcoming Events

Screen Shot 2019-07-01 at 4.15.58 PM11th Annual MHealth & Telehealth World Summit
July 31-August 1, 2019 — Boston
Attend TECH TALKS: The Latest & Greatest in Technology Advances to Move your Digital Health Program to the Next Level featuring Orbita
I'm co-presenting on Wednesday, July 31 at 5 pm. See our technology in action at our exhibit table. Schedule your onsite meeting — email us at Save $300 by registering here and using promo code ORBITA 

Voice of Healthcare Summit
August 5-6, 2019 — BostonScreen Shot 2019-05-07 at 5.47.28 PM
I'll be doing a session titled Securing Voice: Ensuring Privacy and Security in a Voice-First World. Thanks to Steve Penney of Brigham and Women’s Hospital who will share his experiences with Orbita’s technology in a session titled Wayfinding: Using Voice To Augment The In-Person Patient Experience. We also look forward to this session from our colleagues at Mayo Clinic, Applying Voice-First Technology In A Clinical Setting: What We’ve Learned.  Register here and use promo code ORBITA2019 for a 20% discount. And, plan to say "hi" on the exhibit floor!

Health 2.0 - 13th Annual Conference
September 16-18, 2019 — Santa Clara, CAScreen Shot 2019-07-01 at 4.37.16 PM
Orbita SVP of Strategy and GM, Healthcare Providers Kristi Ebong will be on this panel Workforce Extenders: The Next Generation of Decision Support on September 17 at 11:45am. Want to meet with Kristi? Send her an email.

CONNECT 19: Patient Engagement and Experience Track
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September 23-24, 2019— Boston
Thanks to panelists for this session Chatbots, AI, Voice, Oh my! What’s on the Horizon for Digital Engagement Tools? including Rich Boyajian, NP, Virtual PSA Monitoring Program Director, Radiation Oncology at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center.



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