Healthcare & Pharma Awards 2022

59 GHP Healthcare & Pharma Awards 2022 In the challenging environment of healthcare, there is nothing more crucial than effective and efficient communication. One company that is simplifying many of the challenges faced by healthcare professionals on a daily basis is Agile Surgical Assistants LLC. Agile’s app, Medical PDQ, facilitates streamlined scheduling and communication. Founded in 2017, Agile Surgical Assistants, LLC (ASA) was set up to connect surgical assistants to doctors and hospitals who needed their services. Not long after, in 2018, the company identified a gap in healthcare communication between healthcare workers. Wanting to help bridge the gap, ASA decided to enter the software industry. The company created its mobile app, Medical PDQ which it went on to further develop in 2019. The Medical PDQ app is designed to be used by surgeons, surgical assistants, CRNAS, vendors, hospitals and more. The scheduling and communication platform connects healthcare workforces. It enables them to stay on top of scheduled surgeries, emergency surgeries, and emergency alerts. Most Innovative Medical Communication & Scheduling App 2022: Medical PDQ Aug22210 But Medical PDQ is much more than a scheduling programme. The app connects healthcare professionals. They then collaborate via its appointment and personal messaging systems. Staff can create teams and groups, have discussions, receive notifications and share data files all in one easy-to-use location on their phone or laptop. We ask company representative, Sergio Giles, to tell us what inspired ASA to move away from its core business to create the app. He explains, “Our mission with Medical PDQ is to help bridge the gap of communication and scheduling within the healthcare industry. With over 30 years of healthcare experience, our firm brings a unique insight into the healthcare software industry. We understand the actual daily tasks that healthcare personnel have to perform. We incorporated all these daily tasks into the app.” As the only app of its kind, Medical PDQ is at the forefront of this emerging technology. Sergio tells us more about the latest developments in the app. “We’re currently updating Medical PDQ to add new features. Soon we’ll be extending the app to more healthcare professional profiles. This will expand the reach and relevancy of the app in the healthcare sector,” Sergio shares. The app, which is HIPAA compliant, is available from the App Store and Google Play. Contact: Sergio Giles Company: Agile Surgical Assistants LLC Web Address: