By Bertalan Meskó, The Medical Futurist | March 2018 General practitioners are the first contact point for patients and the building blocks of healthcare. Where do they stand on the issue of digital tech? The Medical Futurist Institute conducted extensive, survey-based research about the willingness of GPs to use the [...]
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By Stephanie Baum | March 21, 2018 Healthcare is an industry notorious for its long sales cycle. It can be quite challenging for startups to get a foot in the door of a healthcare facility. Many entrepreneurs would be willing to go through a great deal to be able to [...]
By Bertalan Meskó, The Medical Futurist | March 2018 Exoskeletons will aid pharma factory workers. 3D printing will allow pharmacies to produce drugs on the spot. Blockchain technologies will help fight counterfeit drugs. These are just bits and pieces, but the entire process of the pharmaceutical supply chain will be [...]
By Eric Wicklund | March 14, 2018 Telehealth and mHealth announcements at HIMSS18 focused on integration and interoperability, as health systems looked beyond new technology to focus on meaningful connections between remote care and the clinical record. March 14, 2018 - For telehealth and mHealth enthusiasts, HIMSS18 was like a healthcare [...]
By WRAL TechWire | March 13, 2018 DURHAM – A new study from the Iqvia Institute for Human Data Science forecasts that technology, such as mobile apps, telehealth and biotherapeutics, will continue to have a huge impact on solving what it calls “the problems of human health.” Iqvia, the global [...]
By Casey Ross | March 13, 2018 The pitches always sounded promising: A new software app could track glucose levels for people with diabetes or soothe the brains of insomniacs. Most pharma executives would politely smile and nod, but then park their money somewhere else. Not anymore. Backed by a [...]
By Eric Wicklund | March 9, 2018 Partners HealthCare in Massachusetts and North Carolina's Triad HealthCare are launching remote patient monitoring programs that use telehealth to monitor medication adherence in high-acuity, high-cost patients. March 09, 2018 - Health systems in Massachusetts and North Carolina are launching remote patient monitoring programs to [...]
By Jonah Comstock | March 8, 2018 New survey data out this week from Accenture shows that healthcare consumers are using more wearables and apps, and are more bullish on virtual care, than ever before. But they also have high expectations for their health technology, which the industry may not [...]
By WRAL TechWire | March 8, 2018 RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK – Buoyed by some $11 billion in funding across more than 200 deals last year, female technology (femtech) is poised to be a disruptor in global healthcare, according to research firm Frost & Sullivan. The news comes on International Women’s [...]
By Adam Licurse | March 8, 2018 Retailers know they have to find the right blend of digital convenience and in-person service. Consider Walmart’s latest advertising campaign in which customers gleefully place orders online and through its app, selecting to receive smart-looking blue boxes on their doorsteps or seamlessly pick up their orders [...]