Digital Health

Next-gen Analytics: Here’s What’s Coming in the Future

2018-05-16T04:11:56+00:00

By Bill Siwicki | May 14, 2018 The healthcare analytics market is booming and will be worth close to $54 billion worldwide by 2025, according to a March 2018 report from Grand View Research. Given the need to achieve the Triple Aim, along with the rise of precision medicine and [...]

Next-gen Analytics: Here’s What’s Coming in the Future 2018-05-16T04:11:56+00:00

Why It’s So Hard to Figure Out Whether Health Apps Work

2018-05-15T08:34:40+00:00

By Jessica Lipschitz and John Torous We can’t seem to figure out how to make a good placebo for controlled studies. The phrase there’s an app for that has gone from stunning claim to cliché to fact of life. We use apps for everything from finding romantic partners to safeguarding [...]

Why It’s So Hard to Figure Out Whether Health Apps Work 2018-05-15T08:34:40+00:00

5 Takeaways from Venrock Digital Health Survey

2018-05-03T22:03:47+00:00

By Stephanie Baum | MedCity News, April 29, 2018 There is a dizzying amount of activity in the digital health sector. Investment continues to climb, with healthcare entrepreneurs taking a variety of approaches to address myriad pain points from chronic condition management, care coordination and access to care. In a Venrock [...]

5 Takeaways from Venrock Digital Health Survey 2018-05-03T22:03:47+00:00

6 Insights into Employee, Employer Use of Digital Health

2018-04-22T07:13:32+00:00

By Kelly Gooch |Becker's Hospital Review, April 20, 2018 Digital health tools offered by employers are many times not aligned with employees' health goals, according to a new report from Castlight Health, a provider of healthcare price transparency tools. For the report, Castlight partnered with Employee Benefits News in 2017 [...]

6 Insights into Employee, Employer Use of Digital Health 2018-04-22T07:13:32+00:00

Roundup: Digital Health Provider News from Q1 2018

2018-04-15T22:50:26+00:00

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 [...]

Roundup: Digital Health Provider News from Q1 2018 2018-04-15T22:50:26+00:00

The Future of Sport Medicine

2018-04-13T14:40:44+00:00

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 [...]

The Future of Sport Medicine 2018-04-13T14:40:44+00:00

Roundup: Digital Health Payer News of Q1 2018

2018-04-10T09:59:58+00:00

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, [...]

Roundup: Digital Health Payer News of Q1 2018 2018-04-10T09:59:58+00:00

UNC, Duke Health Care Patients Can Now Access Data Through iPhone App

2018-03-31T05:49:20+00:00

By Allan Maurer - March 29, 2018 Apple says that many iPhone users now have the ability to see their medical records, collated from multiple sources via the iPhone Health app.  This follows beta testing of the expanded app earlier this year in which UNC Health Care was one of [...]

UNC, Duke Health Care Patients Can Now Access Data Through iPhone App 2018-03-31T05:49:20+00:00

How Could Digital Technology Make An Impact On Primary Care?

2018-03-23T10:51:02+00:00

By Bertalan Meskó, The Medical Futurist | March 2018 General practitioners are the first contact point for patients and the building blocks of healthcare. Where do they stand on the issue of digital tech? The Medical Futurist Institute conducted extensive, survey-based research about the willingness of GPs to use the [...]

How Could Digital Technology Make An Impact On Primary Care? 2018-03-23T10:51:02+00:00

From App Store to Drug Store, Digital Health is Redefining Pharma’s Pipeline

2018-03-14T02:29:55+00:00

By Casey Ross | March 13, 2018 The pitches always sounded promising: A new software app could track glucose levels for people with diabetes or soothe the brains of insomniacs. Most pharma executives would politely smile and nod, but then park their money somewhere else. Not anymore. Backed by a [...]

From App Store to Drug Store, Digital Health is Redefining Pharma’s Pipeline 2018-03-14T02:29:55+00:00