By Jennifer Bresnick, HealthIT Analytics | January 15, 2019 Microsoft and Walgreens will apply artificial intelligence to improving chronic disease management and retail-style patient experiences. Microsoft and Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) are collaborating to apply artificial intelligence to the challenges of developing retail-style healthcare interactions. The two companies will work [...]
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By Sean Day & Megan Zweig, Rock Health | January 2019 In a banner year for digital health funding, AI/ML companies raced to the top in dollars raised, investors showed excitement about on-demand healthcare services, and more women CEOs closed rounds than ever before—though they still represent a small sliver [...]
By Eric Wicklund, mHealth Intelligence | January 14, 2019 The American Medical Association has found that physician practices aren't using telehealth or telemedicine in large numbers, often because they're having problems paying for the new technology. Telemedicine and telehealth may be the norm rather than the exception in hospitals and [...]
By Dan Michelson, Contributor, Becker's Hospital Review | January 11, 2019 If you want to understand the shifting sands of healthcare, you'll find no better place than the nonprofit provider track during the infamous JP Morgan Healthcare Conference that took place this week in San Francisco. Over 40,000 players were [...]
By Erin Dietsche, MedCity News | January 11, 2019 From smart homes helping seniors to how the industry can use the influx of data, here are the trends that emerged out of the Digital Health Summit at this year's CES conference in Las Vegas. As can be expected, this year’s [...]
By Diana Manos, Healthcare IT News | January 10, 2019 The new Digital Health Innovation Action Plan is part of the agency’s broader effort to improve oversight of technologies. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released its first ever guidance on how it plans to work toward a more [...]
By Rebecca Pifer, HealthcareDIVE | January 10, 2019 The promise of AI in healthcare is finally starting to move beyond speculation. In recent years companies have been funneling funds into advancements, especially those that cut costs and promote patient health. Spending on healthcare AI technology is expected to surpass $34 [...]
By Arundhati Parmar, MedCity News | January 10, 2018 The founding dean of the nation's first college of population health explains that precision medicine and population health are in reality synergistic concepts. Precision medicine is using knowledge about a person’s genetic code to tailor treatments to that individual for the [...]
The Medical Futurist | January 10, 2019 Smart belt for weight loss, spider-like walking car, terrifying Robo-Sharks, IoT cat toilet, the real version of the monolith from Space Odyssey: the world’s most famous tech circus brings the superlatives of innovation to Las Vegas every year. Here, we sorted out the [...]
By Eric Wicklund, mHealth Intelligence | January 9, 2019 A new survey finds that two-thirds of healthcare providers don't know about new opportunities for telehealth and mHealth reimbursement from CMS - even though most would benefit. Many hospitals and health systems aren’t prepared to take advantage of new reimbursement opportunities [...]