Digital Health Trends

Patient Data, Telemedicine Will Drive Health IT Growth in 2019, Venrock Survey Finds

2019-04-15T12:55:23-04:00

By Jackie Drees, Becker's Hospital Review | April 12, 2019 Seventy-eight percent of healthcare professionals expect health IT companies to "somewhat," or "significantly," increase by 2020, according to Venrock's 2019 Healthcare Prognosis report. In March 2019, Venrock surveyed more than 250 respondents from health IT startups, healthcare providers and insurance companies, [...]

Patient Data, Telemedicine Will Drive Health IT Growth in 2019, Venrock Survey Finds2019-04-15T12:55:23-04:00

Patient Monitoring is Evolving with Artificial Intelligence, Sensors, Smart Technology, More

2019-04-13T23:07:07-04:00

By Mike Miliard, Healthcare IT News | April 9, 2019 From brain-computer interfaces to nanorobotics, a new report from Frost & Sullivan explores leading edge developments and disruptive tech. A new study from Frost & Sullivan takes stock of some of the rapid-fire developments in the world of patient monitoring, [...]

Patient Monitoring is Evolving with Artificial Intelligence, Sensors, Smart Technology, More2019-04-13T23:07:07-04:00

Now HIPAA-compliant, Amazon’s Alexa Opens Up to mHealth Uses

2019-04-07T10:23:49-04:00

By Eric Wicklund, mHealth Intelligence | April 4, 2019 Amazon’s Alexa is now HIPAA-compliant, and selected healthcare providers aren’t wasting time developing mHealth platforms for the smart speaker. Among the participants in Amazon’s invite-only healthcare program is Boston Children’s Hospital, which is configuring Alexa to enable patients recovering from surgery [...]

Now HIPAA-compliant, Amazon’s Alexa Opens Up to mHealth Uses2019-04-07T10:23:49-04:00

Chronic Pain Study Focuses on mHealth Tracking, Care Management

2019-04-15T09:46:09-04:00

By Eric Wicklund, mHealth Intelligence | April 3, 2019 After one year, the DISCover Program has gathered observations from more than 10,000 people living with chronic pain. Many are using mHealth tools to track their daily health and wellness. A national research project focused on people living with chronic pain [...]

Chronic Pain Study Focuses on mHealth Tracking, Care Management2019-04-15T09:46:09-04:00

Gaming guru: Gamification of Health is Marketers Selling Snake Oil, But Gaming has Powerful Applications

2019-03-24T18:36:01-04:00

By Arundhati Parmar, MedCity News | March 22, 2019 A top gaming expert believes that gaming technologies have important applications in healthcare but the term "gamification of health" should be jettisoned. The former chief game designer at Google and reportedly an early employee in what became LucasArts Entertainment has something [...]

Gaming guru: Gamification of Health is Marketers Selling Snake Oil, But Gaming has Powerful Applications2019-03-24T18:36:01-04:00

Women in Venture: The Case for Increasing Representation in Digital Health Investing

2019-03-17T10:01:12-04:00

By Laura Lovett, MobiHealth News | March 15, 2019 Women make up 12.2 percent of digital health VC partners, but many in the industry are discussing the importance of diverse viewpoints. When it comes to digital health, investors get a bird’s eye view and play a major role in steering [...]

Women in Venture: The Case for Increasing Representation in Digital Health Investing2019-03-17T10:01:12-04:00

WHO Unveils Plans to Create a Department of Digital Health

2019-03-10T16:23:50-04:00

By Leontina Postelnicu, Healthcare IT News | March 8, 2019 The new suite of reforms announced also include the development of a new role of chief scientist and a Data, Analytics and Delivery division. WHO has revealed this week plans to create a Department of Digital Health overseen by the division [...]

WHO Unveils Plans to Create a Department of Digital Health2019-03-10T16:23:50-04:00

#BalanceForBetter: Where Women in Health and Technology See the Future

2019-03-10T14:19:57-04:00

By Leontina Postelnicu, Healthcare IT News | March 8, 2019 Digital health has often been seen as the future of healthcare, but a recent Rock Health report revealed that women only make up 10.2 percent of digital health CEOs, posing questions about where women fit into this new evolution of [...]

#BalanceForBetter: Where Women in Health and Technology See the Future2019-03-10T14:19:57-04:00

6 Key Health Information Technology Trends at HIMSS 2019

2019-03-05T18:54:52-04:00

By Dave Fornell, Imaging Technology News | March 5, 2019 Healthcare today is largely woven together with electronic medical record (EMR) systems, which has led to the rapid attendance growth in the past decade at the annual Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) meeting, now the world's largest health informatics conference with [...]

6 Key Health Information Technology Trends at HIMSS 20192019-03-05T18:54:52-04:00

You Can Track Everything’: The Parents Who Digitise Their Babies’ Lives

2019-03-02T09:07:18-04:00

By Richard Godwin, The Guardian | March 2, 2019 Socks that record heart rate and cots that mimic the womb might promise parents peace of mind – but is the data given to tech firms a fair exchange? You don’t need to spend much time in the presence of a [...]

You Can Track Everything’: The Parents Who Digitise Their Babies’ Lives2019-03-02T09:07:18-04:00