Tag: Connected health


Wait! What? Amazon and Apple eye building EHRs

July 28, 2017

Via: HealthcareITnews

Amazon has started a secret lab at its Seattle headquarters to explore business prospects in the healthcare sector, including EHRs and telemedicine, according CNBC. That report comes on the heels of swirling rumors that Apple is in talks with hospitals and other […]


IDC: Hospitals undertaking digital transformation to skyrocket in 2017

March 10, 2017

Via: HealthcareITnews

Healthcare is poised to leap forward in terms of technological change. A new survey by consultancy IDC, in fact, projected that while only 10 percent of providers and payers are currently actively executing digital transformation initiatives that number will reach […]


Why is telehealth still not as widespread as many think it should be? Three reasons

November 10, 2016

Via: HealthcareITnews

The advent of telemedicine has introduced an unprecedented degree of convenience and immediacy, data sharing and communications among care teams and resource availability for value-based, patient-centered care. But ensuring uniformly high-quality telehealth requires providers, technology vendors and ethicists to address […]

Innovation, Med Tech, Medical Devices

Medical device makers reimagine themselves for value-based care

August 19, 2016

Via: HealthcareITnews

Medical devices aren’t just for diagnosis, monitoring and treatment anymore. A new study from PwC shows how evolving technologies and the imperatives of value-based care are causing many manufacturers to rethink what they bring to market, offering a wider array […]

Innovation, Med Tech

Connected health advances care across the globe

July 29, 2016

Via: HealthcareITnews

Connected health – technology-enabled care solutions that facilitate communication between patients, providers and caregivers – is becoming more prevalent in the United States. But, this idea of improving outcomes and patient experience with digital-health technologies is also spreading across the […]