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20 Takeaways from Health Affairs’ Telehealth Issue

2018-12-09T20:39:34+00:00

By MobiHealth News | December 07, 2018 Studies show growing adoption, regulatory barriers and a mixed bag of efficacy results The journal Health Affairs is widely regarded as a key forum for conversations about health policy. This month, Health Affairs published a special issue with 20 research papers, editorials and analyses around the broad topic of telehealth, [...]

20 Takeaways from Health Affairs’ Telehealth Issue2018-12-09T20:39:34+00:00

AI for Precision Medicine ‘Top of Mind’ in 5 Years, Health System Execs Say

2018-12-02T17:58:20+00:00

By Jessica Kim Cohen, Becker's Hospital Review | November 21, 2018 Health system executives expect artificial intelligence tools for precision medicine to have a significant effect on their organizations in the next five years, according to a report from the Center for Connected Medicine, an executive briefing center operated by [...]

AI for Precision Medicine ‘Top of Mind’ in 5 Years, Health System Execs Say2018-12-02T17:58:20+00:00

Fitbit Launches New Enterprise Platform for Health and Disease Management

2018-09-23T06:16:48+00:00

By Kevin Truong, MedCity News | September 19, 2018 The new service adds health coaching and virtual care on top of the company's existing enterprise wellness offerings. In an effort to shore up its business with enterprise customers, San Francisco-based Fitbit has launched Fitbit Care, a new service that wraps [...]

Fitbit Launches New Enterprise Platform for Health and Disease Management2018-09-23T06:16:48+00:00

Yuval Noah Harari on What the Year 2050 Has in Store for Humankind

2018-08-19T07:02:01+00:00

By Yuval Noah Harari, Wired | August 12, 2018 "As the pace of change increases, the very meaning of being human is likely to mutate and physical and cognitive structures will melt" Forget programming - the best skill to teach children is reinvention. In this exclusive extract from his new [...]

Yuval Noah Harari on What the Year 2050 Has in Store for Humankind2018-08-19T07:02:01+00:00

Nutrigenomics: Could Your Genes Choose the Right Cheese for You?

2018-08-12T08:12:34+00:00

By Bertalan Meskó, The Medical Futurist | August 7, 2018 Nutrigenomics emerged lately in food science and dieting similarly to blockchain: it shows the way into the future, but sometimes seems to be hijacked by companies yearning for attention but not having the proper science to back up their products. [...]

Nutrigenomics: Could Your Genes Choose the Right Cheese for You?2018-08-12T08:12:34+00:00

New NIST Guidance Details Significance of Securing Patient Information on Mobile Devices

2018-08-10T15:09:51+00:00

By Erin Dietsche, MedCity News | August 6, 2018 The new report from the National Institute of Standards and Technology outlines how organizations can use open-source and commercially available tools to keep patient information safe on mobile devices. The National Institute of Standards and Technology has issued a new report [...]

New NIST Guidance Details Significance of Securing Patient Information on Mobile Devices2018-08-10T15:09:51+00:00

Biometrics Entering a New Era in Healthcare

2018-08-11T19:39:55+00:00

By Bill Siwicki, Healthcare IT News | July 30, 2018 Hospitals, consultants and tech vendors explain what’s happening now and where biometrics are headed. Biometrics technologies such as fingerprint scanners, palm vein readers, facial recognition tech, iris scanners and others, have long held promise to tighten up identification of patients [...]

Biometrics Entering a New Era in Healthcare2018-08-11T19:39:55+00:00

Microsoft to Build ‘Innovation Hub’ in Durham for Work with Duke

2018-07-11T02:27:34+00:00

By Rick Smith, WRAL TechWire | July 9, 2018 DURHAM – Microsoft will build what is being called an “Innovation Hub” at the Chesterfield building in Durham as part of a research agreement with Duke University. The hub was disclosed as part of a collaboration deal announced between Duke and [...]

Microsoft to Build ‘Innovation Hub’ in Durham for Work with Duke2018-07-11T02:27:34+00:00

Apple to Launch Its Own ‘Digital Health’ Features in iOS 12, Say Report

2018-06-05T04:46:37+00:00

By Sarah Perez | May 31, 2018 At Google I/O in May, the company introduced a series of time management tools for Android users that help better manage screen time, track app usage, and limit the phone’s ability to distract, including a “shush” mode which turns on Do Not Disturb [...]

Apple to Launch Its Own ‘Digital Health’ Features in iOS 12, Say Report2018-06-05T04:46:37+00:00

North Carolina Lawmakers Ready to Take On New Telehealth Legislation

2018-05-25T14:35:25+00:00

Eric Wicklund | May 21, 2018 North Carolina lawmakers are pushing ahead with a new bill to set payment and coverage parity standards for telehealth, while also requiring patient consent before any treatment. The bill, HB 967, follows up on legislation passed last year that called for a State Department [...]

North Carolina Lawmakers Ready to Take On New Telehealth Legislation2018-05-25T14:35:25+00:00