The Medical Futurist | May 21, 2019 A blockchain toothbrush could help you collect love tooth coins, a smart condom could measure your performance in the bedroom, a cooperative app could log your poop, and an electric shock alarm clock could make you jump out of bed (happy?) every day. [...]
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By Eric Wicklund, mHealth Intelligence | May 20, 2019 The US Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning that jury-rigged, altered or unauthorized mHealth platforms for diabetes care management could cause harm, even death. The US Food and Drug Administration is cracking down on do-it-yourself mHealth devices for people [...]
How one North Carolina Managed Care Organization’s Housing Program Has Driven Down Crisis Costs and EventsDHIT2019-05-21T12:52:02-04:00
By Kevin Truong, MedCity News | May 20, 2019 Cardinal Innovations Healthcare's program - which helps patients find housing and live independently - has reduced crisis costs for participants by 71 percent and crisis events by 42 percent. Payer organizations having been targeting social determinants of health as a way [...]
By Kevin Truong, MedCity News | May 19, 2019 As videogames have become mainstream and emerged from the dimly-lit arcade rooms of years past, gaming technology has found increasing application in medical training, pain management, rehab, and digital therapeutics. On Justin Barad’s office desk in San Francisco sits an old [...]
By Benjamin Harris, Healthcare IT News | May 17, 2019 Healthcare systems need to collaborate on defense and rely on AI and machine learning to respond to new threats, study finds. In a world of sophisticated attacks, complex networks, high financial stakes and layers of regulation, healthcare systems can no [...]
By Eric Wicklund, mHealth Intelligence | May 17, 2019 A new group focused on the integration of AI in healthcare is taking a hard look at how the technology crosses paths with telehealth and telemedicine. The Partnership for Artificial Intelligence, Automation and Robotics in Healthcare(PATH), launched earlier this year by [...]
By Tony Abraham, Healthcare DIVE | May 16, 2019 Dive Brief: Health plans have been quick to embrace virtual care, but a new survey from America's Health Insurance Plans shows most patients aren't showing the same enthusiasm for the technology in a clinical setting. Commercial, managed Medicaid and Medicare Advantage [...]
By Estrella Jaramillo, Forbes | May 16, 2019 Mother’s Day marked the beginning of National Women’s Health Week (NWHW), an initiative by the U.S. Department of Health aimed at raising awareness about issues that affect women, and inviting them to take the time to practice self-care. Proper nutrition, exercising and [...]
By David Muoio, MobiHealth News | May 16, 2019 The pharmacy benefit manager will be vetting each of the tools featured within the new formulary for therapeutic value, usability, security, privacy and cost effectiveness. Express Scripts will be releasing a stand-alone formulary in 2020 that highlights vetted digital health tools [...]
The Health Care Ecosystem and Social Determinants of Health: Surveys Suggest the Stage Is Set for Novel CollaborationsDHIT2019-05-21T12:54:38-04:00
By Maureen Hennessey and Larry Blandford, Journal of Clinical Pathways | May 15, 2019 Dr Hennessey relates her past personal experience with cancer care delivery when her mother was receiving chemotherapy for lung cancer, where an issue with care access could have significantly altered her mother’s life span. This experience inspired [...]