By Eric Wicklund, mHealth Intelligence | August 17, 2018 As the nation struggles with a substance abuse and addiction crisis, providers are using telehealth platforms and mHealth tools to enhance care management and coordination. Telehealth and mHealth are giving healthcare providers a well-stocked toolbox to treat people with substance abuse [...]
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By Jennifer Bresnick, HealthIT Analytics | August 15, 2018 Health IT consultants are reaping significant financial rewards as provider organizations seek to bulk up their population health management technologies and big data analytics toolkits, according to a new survey from Black Book Market Research. As pressure to engage in data-driven [...]
By Arundhati Parmar, MedCity News | August 14, 2018 After CapitalG and Google Ventures invested in Oscar, now comes parent Alphabet with $375 million in tow for the health insurance startup. Does Google want your health data? When it comes to healthcare transformation, the insurance marketplace has spawned quite a [...]
By Yuval Noah Harari, Wired | August 12, 2018 "As the pace of change increases, the very meaning of being human is likely to mutate and physical and cognitive structures will melt" Forget programming - the best skill to teach children is reinvention. In this exclusive extract from his new [...]
By David Levine, US News & World Report | August 10, 2018 Clothing, skin patches and augmented reality glasses – welcome to the new age of data collection for mental health care. YOU MAY NOT REMEMBER 2014 as a particularly revolutionary year, but in the digital world, it was. At the [...]
By Christina Farr, CNBC | August 9, 2018 Amazon is looking to build out clinics for its employees, people familiar with the matter say. The company is starting small with a pilot, but is looking to expand the effort early next year. Primary care is an area of focus for [...]
By Bertalan Meskó, The Medical Futurist | August 7, 2018 Nutrigenomics emerged lately in food science and dieting similarly to blockchain: it shows the way into the future, but sometimes seems to be hijacked by companies yearning for attention but not having the proper science to back up their products. [...]
By Erin Dietsche, MedCity News | August 6, 2018 The new report from the National Institute of Standards and Technology outlines how organizations can use open-source and commercially available tools to keep patient information safe on mobile devices. The National Institute of Standards and Technology has issued a new report [...]
By John Supra and Shrujan Amin, Healthcare IT News | August 6, 2018 Risk science is an emerging requirement for value-based care and population health programs. “What’s their risk score?” That’s a natural question to ask when a discussion arises concerning patient risk. Unfortunately, it’s also how most conversations both start [...]
By Lee Fasciani, Healthcare Global | August 5, 2018 The success of technology innovations in the financial sector has seen fintech become a global boom industry, topping $31B in the past three years. As the healthcare sector increasingly looks to technology to deliver service innovations, providers can learn from the challenges and successes that [...]