By Health Tech Staff | February 21, 2018 Technology to enable virtual visits is advancing, but regulations need to follow suit in order for the industry to fully take off. Traditional drivers in the adoption and use of telehealth have been the shortage of providers and geographic barriers to accessing [...]
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CED Newsfeed | February 20, 2018 DURHAM, NC, February 20, 2018 – At the CED Tech Venture Conference 2017, Council for Entrepreneurial Development presented a fireside chat with legendary Silicon Valley venture capitalist John Doerr of Kleiner Perkins, his first time ever speaking in North Carolina. During his conversation with [...]
By Jessica Kent | February 20, 2018 Artificial intelligence (AI) and mHealth applications can accelerate clinical trial innovation by enhancing patient participation and optimizing efficiency, but organizational resistance and underdeveloped data analytics are barriers to stakeholder adoption, according to a Deloitte report. As consumer expectations have evolved, clinical trial participants [...]
By Drew Harwell and Carolyn Y. Johnson | February 19, 20198 By looking at the human eye, Google’s algorithms were able to predict whether someone had high blood pressure or was at risk of a heart attack or stroke, Google researchers said Monday, opening a new opportunity for artificial intelligence in [...]
By Meg Bryant | February 15, 2018 Dive Brief: The Food and Drug Administration permitted the marketing of Viz.AI’s clinical decision support software, which analyzes computed tomography brain scans and alerts clinicians if a patient is at risk of a stroke. The Viz.AI Contact application was cleared for marketing via [...]
By Jeff Byers | February 14, 2018 Healthcare industry types have long eyed Amazon’s forays into the space — from possibilities with Alexa, to wholesale pharmacy applications, to its recent venture with J.P. Morgan and Berkshire Hathaway to lower employee health costs. Now, The Wall Street Journal reports the retail [...]
By Thomas B. Ferrante | February 14, 2018 Top 5 Ways Telehealth Will Change Under the New Federal Funding Bill Wednesday, February 14, 2018 The telemedicine industry has been abuzz upon learning that provider-friendly legislation was included in the new federal Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, signed into law by the [...]
By Jessica Kim Cohen | February 14, 2018 FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, on Feb. 13 laid out plans for a Center of Excellence on Digital Health as part of the agency's request for 2019 funding. President Donald Trump released his $4.4 trillion budget for fiscal year 2019 on Feb. 12, [...]
By Bertalan Mesko | The Medical Futurist | February 2018 Digital Health is a cultural transformation, not just a set of new technologies. - by e-Patient Dave deBronkart and Dr. Bertalan Meskó. Preamble The doctor-patient relationship in healthcare is on the verge of a paradigm shift not seen for centuries [...]
URAC Staff | February 13, 2018 WASHINGTON, DC – February 13, 2018 -- AbleTo, Inc., a technology-enabled provider of behavioral health solutions based in New York City, achieved an important milestone when it became the first behavioral health solutions provider to earn URAC Telehealth Accreditation. This achievement reaffirms AbleTo’s commitment [...]