DHIT | April 2018 Catch up on all the legislative and policy developments related to Digital Health with our quarterly update. We will also update you on our efforts to develop a thriving Digital Health ecosystem in our state. You will find a summary of legislative activity over the last several months, a [...]
About DHITThis author has not yet filled in any details.
So far DHIT has created 197 blog entries.
By Jonah Comstock | April 13, 2018 Through a mix of studies, pilots, and deployments, the first quarter of 2018 saw a lot of providers moving deeper into digital health. At the same time, more moves by Apple and a lot of action from the federal government continued to create [...]
By MobiHealthNews | April 13, 2018 Pharma companies have been eying digital health with interest, and the first quarter of 2018 was no exception. With the exception of some medication adherence-focused technologies — such as an edible QR codeintended to assist with medication dosing — news tended to center around [...]
By MobiHealthNews | April 13, 2018 Last quarter, the Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Veterans Affairs have both continued to seek public and private partnerships and investigate new technology. Despite controversy over the firing of former VA Secretary Dr. David J. Shulkin, and external criticism [...]
By Eric Wicklund | April 13, 2018 When choosing to launch a virtual visit service, small healthcare providers need to think carefully about telehealth technology, patient needs and realistic goals. For a small practice or solo physician, launching a virtual care platform might seem like a waste of time and [...]
By Jeff Byers | April 12, 2018 Vertical integration is all the rage in healthcare these days, with Aetna, Cigna and Humana making notable plays. If the proposed CVS-Aetna, Cigna-Express Scripts and Humana-Kindred deals are cleared by regulators, the tie-ups will have to immediately face UnitedHealth Group's Optum, which has been ahead of [...]
By Bertalan Mesko, The Medical Futurist | April 2018 Not only the experience of sporting activities and events, but also rehabilitation after sports injuries are changing due to cutting-edge technologies. In sports medicine, the future holds a shift towards prevention through genomics, nutrigenomics, countless trackers, and wearables, while there are [...]
By Joanne Finnegan | April 12, 2018 With more practices offering telemedicine services, there’s now a survey designed specifically to measure patient satisfaction during those encounters. Press Ganey, the country's leading provider of patient satisfaction surveys, has just come out with new surveys to measure patients’ experience after a virtual visit [...]
By MobiHealthNews | April 6, 2018 In the last quarter the FDA gave the nod to 10 digital health devices. Innovations that aimed to help diabetes management were popular, ranging from the first integrated continuous glucose monitor, which was put out by Dexcom, to Glooko’s insulin titration tool. Not all [...]
By Dave Muoio | April 6, 2018 Digital health-focused news from payers during the first quarter of 2018 generally focused on employee wellness and app-focused member engagement strategies, with a handful of similar partnerships or deals announced around the edges. These came from a number of major players, including UnitedHealthcare, [...]