Digital Health

In Our Eyes, Google’s Software Sees Heart Attack Risk

2018-02-23T06:21:42+00:00

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 [...]

In Our Eyes, Google’s Software Sees Heart Attack Risk 2018-02-23T06:21:42+00:00

The Digital Health Manifesto

2018-02-13T18:29:13+00:00

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 [...]

The Digital Health Manifesto 2018-02-13T18:29:13+00:00

Op-Ed: 4 Trends Driving Digital Health Care Transformation

2018-02-08T09:09:27+00:00

By Michael Robinson | February 8, 2018 In what seems like ages ago, the advent of the fax machine promised to transform the integration of health providers across the spectrum of health care in the delivery of care. Today, of course, the medium has changed but the concept is alive [...]

Op-Ed: 4 Trends Driving Digital Health Care Transformation 2018-02-08T09:09:27+00:00

What’s Propelling Health IT Spending in 2018?

2018-02-08T08:58:00+00:00

By Erin Dietsche | February 7, 2018 Value-based care initiatives are the biggest drivers of healthcare technology spending this year, according to a new survey from Damo Consulting. Patient engagement and care management efforts came in as the number two drivers. The Illinois-based healthcare advisory firm surveyed 38 individuals from [...]

What’s Propelling Health IT Spending in 2018? 2018-02-08T08:58:00+00:00

What If Amazon Ran Hospitals?

2018-02-08T08:23:30+00:00

By Bertalan Mesko| February 2018 What if Dr. Alexa offered you the next appointment with your doctor in the Amazon Clinic? What if you could buy your prescription drugs in Amazon’s online pharmacy? What if you could get your personalized plaster cast from the 3D Printing Department? In light of [...]

What If Amazon Ran Hospitals? 2018-02-08T08:23:30+00:00

Digital Health: Easy Entry, Difficult Exit

2018-02-02T07:46:56+00:00

By John Nosta | February 1, 2018 We've seen a good deal of investment in health tech 2017.  If fact, it's a record at almost $6 billion with many deals exceeding $100 million as reported by Rock Health. There's lots of cash pouring into a system that's craving innovation. And [...]

Digital Health: Easy Entry, Difficult Exit 2018-02-02T07:46:56+00:00

Zebra Technologies’ Study Predicts Jump in Mobile Adoption by 2022

2018-02-02T05:39:54+00:00

By Laura Lovett | January 29, 2018 Health care technology company Zebra today released its “2022 Hospital Vision Study,” which anticipates the top three trends in the industry will be remote monitoring, telehealth and artificial intelligence. The study also predicts a growing number of healthcare workers using mobile health — [...]

Zebra Technologies’ Study Predicts Jump in Mobile Adoption by 2022 2018-02-02T05:39:54+00:00

Omada Health to Launch Largest Clinical Trial of Digital DPP

2018-02-05T05:43:32+00:00

By Dave Muoio | January 28, 2018 Omada Health has made plans with the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) and Wake Forest University to conduct the largest randomized controlled study of a digital diabetes prevention tool yet, according to the digital therapeutic company. “What’s really exciting about this clinical [...]

Omada Health to Launch Largest Clinical Trial of Digital DPP 2018-02-05T05:43:32+00:00

Google is Using 46 Billion Data Points to Predict the Medical Outcomes of Hospital Patients

2018-01-30T16:51:47+00:00

By Dave Gershgorn | January 27, 2018 Some of Google’s top AI researchers are trying to predict your medical outcome as soon as you’re admitted to the hospital. A new research paper, published Jan. 24 with 34 co-authors and not peer-reviewed, claims better accuracy than existing software at predicting outcomes [...]

Google is Using 46 Billion Data Points to Predict the Medical Outcomes of Hospital Patients 2018-01-30T16:51:47+00:00

Apple to Launch Health Records App With HL7’s FHIR Specifications at 12 Hospitals, Including UNC Health Care

2018-01-28T06:52:20+00:00

By Jonah Comstock | January 24, 2018 After many months of rumors, Apple announced that it is launching a personal health record (PHR) feature with iOS 11.3, the beta of which launched Wednesday to users in Apple's iOS Developer Program. The feature, called Health Records, will aggregate existing patient-generated data [...]

Apple to Launch Health Records App With HL7’s FHIR Specifications at 12 Hospitals, Including UNC Health Care 2018-01-28T06:52:20+00:00