By Thomas Beaton, HealthPayer Intelligence | September 12, 2018 Cigna’s $250 million venture fund will support new healthcare startups focused on analytics, digital health, and care management. Cigna will invest $250 million in the new Cigna Ventures fund, which will invest in healthcare startups specializing in analytics, digital health, retail, [...]
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By Erik Wicklund, mHealth Intelligence | September 12, 2018 Healthcare groups are coming out in support of the Federal Communications Commission’s $100 million Connected Care Pilot Program, saying the proposed telehealth project could improve access to care for rural and remote Americans by highlighting innovate remote patient monitoring and digital [...]
The Medical Futurist | September 11, 2018 When it’s difficult to draw a line between health IT and digital health, the “Gary-rule” as a general rule of thumb could help. It means that any tech-related issue in a healthcare setting that Gary, the IT guy can solve belongs to health [...]
By Anuja Vaidya, Becker's Hospital Review | September 11, 2018 The total global revenue opportunity for the healthcare artificial intelligence market will exceed $34 billion by 2025, according to a report from Tractica. The report notes that global software revenue from 22 key healthcare AI use cases will grow from [...]
The Medical Futurist | September 8, 2018 Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Whatsapp, Skype, Gmail, iMessage, text message, phone call – a billion ways to connect with fellow humans in the digital world. Why is it then that loneliness levels are rising? Can technologies alleviate feeling alone? Samantha, the technological female self [...]
Robert Sundelius, Digital Commerce 360 | September 7, 2018 It is wise to consider what happens to current roles and structures when healthcare consumers can access diagnostic and treatment protocols any time, from anywhere. Digital health is a cultural transformation. The most radical challenges we face are rooted in a [...]
By Sara Heath, Patient Engagement HIT | September 7, 2018 Patients are interested in digital and mHealth technology adoption, but lose interest when a tool does not offer strong engagement, according to a recent Rock Health survey. The survey of about 4,000 patients noted an increase in digital health adoption [...]
The Medical Futurist | September 6, 2018 Fitbit? Apple Watch? Lumo? Garmin? Pebble? Would you like to track your fitness level, muscle activity, and heart rate to know whether your workout plan is working? Did you have heart problems and would you like to keep track of your ECG or [...]
By Tom Sullivan, MobiHealth News | September 5, 2018 New HIMSS Media research spotlights what innovations are needed most, top areas hospitals are prioritizing and sticking points to avoid. Healthcare is at an exciting juncture right now. With analytics, cloud, mobile tools, open APIs, apps, and so much patient data [...]
The Medical Futurist | September 4, 2018 What if markings on your skin could unlock your phone or get you access to entrance doors? And what if they could also measure your blood pressure or hydration level constantly in the background only alerting you in case of values out of [...]