By Heather Landi, Fierce Healthcare | June 6, 2019 The majority of healthcare organizations are experimenting with at least one of these emerging technologies: distributed ledgers, artificial intelligence, extended reality or quantum computing. And 68% of healthcare executives believe the combination of these technologies will have a "transformational" or "extensive" impact [...]
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The Medical Futurist | June 6, 2019 Mental health algorithms mimicking empathy? A.I. outsmarting human doctors? Simple big data analytical software presented with clever marketing tactics? It’s difficult to assess the actual state of play when it comes to artificial intelligence in healthcare. Moreover, there’s no database that contains all [...]
By Andrea Park, Becker's Hospital Review | June, 6, 2019 LifeBridge Health and CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, both based in Baltimore, named Socially Determined, a Washington, D.C.-based data analytics startup, the winner of their inaugural pitch competition this week, according to the Baltimore Business Journal. Socially Determined competed against five other [...]
By Jonah Comstock, MobiHealth News | June 6, 2019 Wildflower, Omada and Welkin Health have lessons to share about working with large enterprises. Healthcare enterprises and digital health startups have a symbiotic relationship: startups need enterprise partners to test and validate their technology, and enterprises turn to startups to bolster [...]
By Dave Muoio, MobiHealth News | June 6, 2019 The sector has undergone major changes in the past few years, and venture capitalists are still keen to dip their toes in. Digital health’s consistent funding expansion hit a roadblock in the beginning of 2019, with Rock Health, Startup Health and [...]
By Jasmine Pennic, HIT Consultant | June 6, 2019 MedTech Breakthrough, a market intelligence organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies, and products in the global digital health and medical technology market has unveiled the results of its 2019 MedTech Breakthrough Awards program, showcasing technologies and companies that drive innovation [...]
By Paddy Padmanabhan, CIO | June 5, 2019 Voice is the most obvious next step of user interface that is going to radically change the way we interact with technology in healthcare services. You ain’t heard nothin’ yet. Amazon made news recently when details of its proposed emotion-sensing wearable device [...]
Roche, J&J Regulatory Leads Weigh In On Pre-Cert’s Progress, Challenges of Regulating Digital HealthDHIT2019-06-09T19:06:04-04:00
By Dave Muoio, MobiHealth News | June 4, 2019 At BIO 2019 in Philadelphia, a panel of industry experts discussed their experiences with the FDA's pilot program; ambiguities in drug, device and software pathways; and the hurdles digital health regulation has yet to properly address. Since it was first announced, [...]
The Medical Futurist | June 4, 2019 Each year 2-3 million non-melanoma and 132,000 melanoma skin cancers occur globally according to statistics from the WHO. Thus, every tool has to be deployed for early detection and intervention. As smartphone penetration already reached the quarter of the Earth’s population, smartphone apps [...]
By Jessica Kent, Health IT Analytics | June 4, 2019 Sanket Shah, clinical assistant professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago, discusses how communication and data sharing can help providers collect social determinants data. By now, it seems that every player in the healthcare industry recognizes the impact social [...]