Stitch is a care coordination platform for healthcare teams. We built a cross-platform product where providers could send messages, share files, and stay in sync all in one place and on any device.
We built a novel platform in the healthcare space and were backed by great investors, including Benchmark and YC. At Stitch, I worked on building a cross-platform messaging experience that worked on web, iOS, Android, Mac and Windows (Electron).
A startup backed by Bill Gurley wants to fix one of the most frustrating things about the doctor's office
Stitch Health is a startup that's trying to help doctors communicate better about their patients. The company, which officially launched Monday, raised an undisclosed amount in its series A, which was led by Benchmark Capital. The first tool, Connect, is essentially Slack for doctors, where healthcare professionals can chat about a particular patient and share information.
Stitch Is Slack For Healthcare Messaging
Stitch, a central messaging hub for healthcare providers, is launching today on stage at Disrupt to cut down on the $11 billion that U.S. hospitals waste each year due to breakdowns in communication. You can think of Stitch as Slack for healthcare, except channels are organized around individual...
From inception, messaging was a core part of the experience. We built this using a backend built on Elixir, a web client built on React, and native iOS and Android apps built with Swift and Kotlin, respectively. Over time the messaging product evolved visually.
Some of the engineering challenges we faced included building a synchronized experience across multiple operating systems, optimistic UI, a push notification service that also synced with electron push notifications, and windows compatibility. Overall our goal was to serve a number of features, including messaging, file management, search, scheduling, video calls, forms, and more.