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Tag: Digital Health


Innovation, Med Tech

Why MedTech Needs to Catch Up In The Race To Go Digital

December 6, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

Digital health is everywhere. It’s transforming healthcare for patients and providers with everything from telemedicine to continuous real-world data and AI-enhanced imaging analysis. However, whilst healthcare as a whole is starting to show the impact, MedTech is still catching up. […]


Innovation, Med Tech

The Evolution of Digital Health to Mobile Integrated Health

November 28, 2022

Via: Health IT Answers

As societies return to their normal pace, a key question lingers: how will—and even more important, how should—healthcare change? Perhaps more than any other economic sector, the healthcare industry was affected by COVID-19, from dealing with an influx of patients, […]


Innovation, Med Tech

5 Trends Driving the Future Growth of Digital Health & MedTech

November 9, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

“Healthcare is at a crossroads, facing unprecedented pressure and disruption — including affordability challenges, shifting patient expectations, and an increasing deluge of health data,” said Tim Durst, a managing director at Accenture who leads the global medical technology sector in […]


EHR & EMR

Digital Health Adoption Reaches New Heights Among Physicians

September 15, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

The AMA is dedicated to shaping a future that ensures digital health solutions are an asset and not an additional burden for physicians and patients. Also, emerging digital tools must be designed with an equity lens so that they address […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Eko and Caregility partner for smart stethoscope technology

August 24, 2022

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Eko, a digital health company, has partnered with Caregility, a telehealth platform company, to develop an integrated platform for smart stethoscopes. This collaboration consists of Eko’s Connect suite of application programming interfaces (APIs) being integrated with Caregility’s telehealth software and […]


Editorial

5 Tech Trends That Support Healthcare in 2021

February 19, 2021

Via: Rachel Oldford

At the intersection of healthcare and technology stands a future-oriented concept: digital health. The global digital health market is expected to increase to over 500 billion dollars by 2025 and move towards a connected healthcare model. In recent years, technology […]


Editorial

Figuring Healthcare Today: Can We See a Back to Normal Journey?

November 30, 2020

Via: Diana Beverly Ross

Healthcare systems around the world need a transformation—and the crisis caused by the most recent pandemic has demonstrated it during the past months. Due to the current social distancing rules, today more than ever, healthcare professionals need to focus on […]


Innovation, Med Tech

BrightInsight raises funds to develop digital platform for biopharma

June 24, 2020

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

US-based digital health platform provider BrightInsight has raised $40m in a Series B funding led by venture capital and private equity company Insight Partners. Series A investors New Leaf Venture Partners and Eclipse Ventures have also participated in the funding […]


Innovation, Patient Experience

Digital experiences have improved standard of care from clinicians

October 9, 2019

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

The Customer Experience and Connectivity Chasm (CECC) report highlights how digital experiences and personal health data from wearable tech and health apps are impacting healthcare providers’ standards. A grand total of 9,030 adults were surveyed from across Europe, Asia and […]


Regulatory

FDA Commissioner Outlines Next Steps for Pre-Cert Digital Health Pilot Program

January 8, 2019

Via: Healthcare Informatics

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has drafted a regulatory framework to test new approaches for the review of digital health device applications. In 2017, the FDA released its Digital Health Innovation Action Plan, while also unveiling a new […]


Uncategorized

Humana looks to bolster digital health, analytics with new center

August 28, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

Humana, one of the country’s largest healthcare insurance companies, plans to bolster its digital health and analytics capabilities with a new development center located in Boston’s Seaport neighborhood. The move is the latest by several of the nation’s largest healthcare […]


Innovation, Patient Experience

Reputation vs. Effectiveness: Is Patient Engagement Real?

August 21, 2018

Via: HITECH Answers

Whether it’s stock trading with a few clicks on a smartphone, streaming new music before the vinyls hit the shelves, or receiving a wardrobe from a personal stylist without ever stepping into a store, technology’s potential to revolutionize the consumer […]


EHR & EMR

Choosing an EHR for its Usability

April 2, 2018

Via: HITECH Answers

The usability of the system is probably the most important factor in making an informed choice of which EHR to use for your practice. Most every bit of software says that it is easy to use, but how can you […]


Regulatory

FDA maintains its focus on digital health in 2018

January 12, 2018

Via: FierceHealthcare

After what was widely viewed as a groundbreaking year for digital health oversight, the Food and Drug Administration plans to maintain its focus on easing the pathway for innovative technology and devices. Advancing digital health is one of several priorities […]


Regulatory

Digital health completes record-breaking year of funding, entering a new stage of maturity

January 9, 2018

Via: FierceHealthcare

After surpassing previous year-end funding totals by the end of the third quarter, the digital health industry closed out 2017 with a record year of investment. Analysts believe the industry will maintain those funding levels as digital health enters a […]


Regulatory

Optum launches $250M fund to invest in digital health companies

November 29, 2017

Via: Health Data Management

Optum, UnitedHealth Group’s health services business unit, has launched a $250 million fund to invest in healthcare technology innovation. Called Optum Ventures, the fund—with offices in Boston and Menlo Park, Calif.—will provide capital investment as well as strategic guidance to […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Cleveland Clinic partners with Silicon Valley accelerator to pilot digital health startups

October 24, 2017

Via: FierceHealthcare

The Cleveland Clinic has launched a three-year partnership with two technology startups—including one with deep ties to Silicon Valley investors—with a focus on developing new innovative healthcare tools. The partnership, announced on Monday, includes Cleveland-based JumpStart Inc., which provides support […]


Regulatory

FDA begins filling positions for its new digital health unit

September 11, 2017

Via: FierceHealthcare

The Food and Drug Administration has officially kicked off a hiring process to fill more than a dozen positions within agency’s new digital health unit. Bakul Patel, the associate director for digital health at the FDA’s Center for Devices and […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Healthcare in the Gigabit Society: Improving Care by Improving Connectivity

July 31, 2017

Via: HitConsultant

Today’s technologies are expected to offer tremendous potential for innovation in the healthcare industry. In fact, in the next three years alone the digital health market is expected to surpass $379 billion by 2024. The reasons behind this expected growth […]


News

Apple, Nokia to Explore Digital Health Initiatives After Settling Patent Dispute

May 24, 2017

Via: HitConsultant

Apple and Nokia are exploring future collaboration in digital health initiatives after settling a 5 month patent dispute. Details of the patent agreement remain confidential; however, Nokia will receive an up-front cash payment from Apple, with additional revenues during the […]