Digital Health

Walgreens to Invest $300M in Digital Health

2019-04-07T10:14:47-04:00

By Mackenzie Garrity, Becker's Hospital Review | April 5, 2019 After reporting a dip in net earnings for the first quarter, Walgreens plans to invest $300 million in digital health to make up for the losses, according to Digital Commerce 360. The drugstore’s net earnings dropped to $1.156 billion from [...]

Walgreens to Invest $300M in Digital Health2019-04-07T10:14:47-04:00

10 Reasons Why Digital Health Start-Ups Go Bust

2019-03-18T07:53:27-04:00

The Medical Futurist | March 14, 2019 While the digital health market is expanding rapidly, ninety percent of start-ups will probably die within two to five years from their inception. That’s an awfully high number, so we looked around what could possibly go wrong with digital health start-ups to avoid [...]

10 Reasons Why Digital Health Start-Ups Go Bust2019-03-18T07:53:27-04:00

The Oversell And Undersell Of Digital Health

2019-03-01T12:31:28-04:00

By Adam B. Cohen and Kyan Safavi, Health Affairs | February 27, 2019 Digital health technologies hold great promise to solve some of the biggest problems in our healthcare system, including achieving higher quality, lower cost, and greater access to care. In the January 2019 issue of Health Affairs, we [...]

The Oversell And Undersell Of Digital Health2019-03-01T12:31:28-04:00

Digital Health Technology Needs to Fit into the Clinical Workflow

2019-04-08T19:06:27-04:00

By Fred Donovan, HIT Infrastructure | February 22, 2019 CAMBRIDGE—The biggest question when it come to digital health technology is not getting “new, cool stuff” into the hospital, but how can it fit seamlessly into the existing clinical workflow, observed Jaydeo Kinikar, head of marketing and business development at Philips [...]

Digital Health Technology Needs to Fit into the Clinical Workflow2019-04-08T19:06:27-04:00

Microsoft Debuts Healthcare Messaging Features, New Bot Service

2019-02-11T08:04:03-04:00

By Meg Bryant, HealthcareDIVE | February 8, 2019 Dive Brief: Microsoft on Thursday unveiled new tools aimed at enhancing communication and collaboration between healthcare providers. A new capability in Microsoft Teams alerts clinicians and support staff of urgent messages every two minutes for up to 20 minutes. A second new feature [...]

Microsoft Debuts Healthcare Messaging Features, New Bot Service2019-02-11T08:04:03-04:00

If You Want to Succeed in Digital Health, Stop Calling Yourself a ‘Start-up’

2019-02-04T06:32:00-04:00

By Sean Duffy, contributor, CNBC | January 31, 2019 Start-ups might seem glamorous, but entrepreneurs in health care should resist using the term. Omada Health CEO Sean Duffy said that potential customers are looking for evidence of maturity, as a mistake could be a disaster. He's always referred to Omada [...]

If You Want to Succeed in Digital Health, Stop Calling Yourself a ‘Start-up’2019-02-04T06:32:00-04:00

Digital Ritalin: New Brain Training Game as Effective as ‘Chemical Cosh’ Drugs at Improving Focus

2019-01-21T11:14:17-04:00

By Sarah Knapton, The Telegraph | January 21, 2018 A new brain training game works like ‘digital Ritalin’ to improve focus, researchers have shown and are hopeful it could replace controversial ‘chemical cosh’ drugs. The University of Cambridge has today launched a free app which they claim provides a ‘welcome [...]

Digital Ritalin: New Brain Training Game as Effective as ‘Chemical Cosh’ Drugs at Improving Focus2019-01-21T11:14:17-04:00

2018 Funding Part 2: Seven More Takeaways from Digital Health’s $8.1B Year

2019-01-14T17:52:28-04:00

By Sean Day & Megan Zweig, Rock Health | January 2019 In a banner year for digital health funding, AI/ML companies raced to the top in dollars raised, investors showed excitement about on-demand healthcare services, and more women CEOs closed rounds than ever before—though they still represent a small sliver [...]

2018 Funding Part 2: Seven More Takeaways from Digital Health’s $8.1B Year2019-01-14T17:52:28-04:00

2018 Year End Funding Report: Is Digital Health in a Bubble?

2019-01-15T09:57:58-04:00

By Sean Day and Megan Zweig, Rock Health | December 2018 With a record $8.1B in funding and the absence of an equally robust exit market, there is more scrutiny on digital health than ever before. Will value creation track with recent investment trends? To provide some structure around this [...]

2018 Year End Funding Report: Is Digital Health in a Bubble?2019-01-15T09:57:58-04:00