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Technology built with care improves patient outcomes

Technology leaders in healthcare partner with thoughtbot because we share a common goal: to solve meaningful problems with quality digital solutions. Work with us to help you reduce waste and improve outcomes for patients, providers, and payers.

Let's talk about your heath tech project

We work with companies making advancements in:

  • Connected care
  • Home health
  • Interoperability
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Clinical trials and research
  • Payments
  • Social determinants of health

Quote about working with thoughtbot

thoughtbot didn't bring any preconceptions or misconceptions to the table. They were really good at listening and understanding the project. We worked together to identify the problems. After that, they let our end-users dictate the direction of the project, which was really powerful.

Tiffany Shubert, Ph.D.
Senior Product Manager, Relias

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What we do

We'll help your team:

  • Rigorously prioritize product features 
  • Build robust design processes
  • Level up to meet compliance standards
  • Reduce waste
  • Focus on user research to improve patient outcomes
  • Integrate Test Driven Development into your architecture

Quote about process

thoughtbot is absolutely a part of our product team and even our providers have been able to connect with them and share direct patient experience feedback. They've worked very seamlessly with our internal development team.

Chantil Tan
Director of Product Technology Development, Airrosti Remote Recovery

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Privacy and HIPAA Compliance

Unique challenges are presented with compliance and privacy regulations.

thoughtbot’s best practices for digital product development include awareness and planning of measures for privacy of user data and compliant technology infrastructures.

Working with thoughtbot, your team will learn tactics for working with private data, making small and frequent releases. We help improve team collaboration to ensure that compliant standards are integrated into your culture. These practices will not only help you build compliant features but design quality solutions that solve user pains.


How to stay agile when building compliant health tech products

You believe in agile, but face tensions between moving quickly and the constraints of product development in the health tech industry. During this workshop, Senior Developer Steph Viccari dives into some of thoughtbot’s best practices for digital product development, and the unique challenges and considerations for these processes when compliance and privacy concerns are involved.

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Quote from Clutch

We all meshed; it felt like we were on the same team.

Bailey Bryant
CEO & Co-founder, Health Match 360

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What does success look like for your Health Tech project?