Reading the VC Tea Leaves – Predictions for 2018

Digital Health

They asked me to offer some healthcare investment predictions for 2018. I started off the year with an interview with Oliver Wyman Health, one of the top global healthcare consulting firms.

Americans End 2018 Worried About Healthcare Costs

Health Populi

Health insurance in-security is mainstream as of November 2018, when Gallup polled U.S. Gallup notes their October 2018 poll learned that voters were most concerned about healthcare, immigration and the economy as key midterm voting issues.

The Smartphone Is the Consumer’s Personal Health Platform – Implications from Deloitte’s 2018 Survey

Health Populi

Furthermore, voice technologies are “making noise,” according to Deloitte in A New Era in Mobile Continues, the 2018 Global Mobile Consumer Survey : US Edition. In 2018, one in five U.S.

Retail Health Ends 2018 With Big Plans for 2019

Health Populi

As the CVS + Aetna merger crosses its last regulatory hurdle at the close of 2018, we enter 2019 facing a fast-growing and -morphing retail health landscape. The post Retail Health Ends 2018 With Big Plans for 2019 appeared first on HealthPopuli.com.

In 2018, Amazon teamed up with JPMorgan, Berkshire Hathaway, acquired consumer-facing online pharmacy

Mobi Health News

Amazon's 2018 news also included new hires, machine-learning tools for healthcare organizations and more.

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NAADAC 2018 Pre-Conference Workshop with TBHI Faculty

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Marlene Maheu of the TBHI Faculty will provide Telebehavioral Health training at the NAADAC 2018 Pre-Conference Workshop. On October 5, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. NAADAC 2018 Pre-Conference Workshop will commence.

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Vote As If Your Health Depended Upon It; Learning from Governor Kasich on Voting Day 2018

Health Populi

2018 midterm elections. That is sound advice as we all head to the polls today, 6th November 2018…because every vote counts. The post Vote As If Your Health Depended Upon It; Learning from Governor Kasich on Voting Day 2018 appeared first on HealthPopuli.com.

54 digital health mergers and acquisitions in 2018

Mobi Health News

From Amazon's acquisition of PillPack to Best Buy's purchase of GreatCall, over $7.5 billion were spent on digital health acquisitions this year

Healthcare, and Especially Covering Pre-Existing Conditions, Ranks High for Voters in 2018

Health Populi

Thus, the public holds the POTUS and the Republican party responsible for moving the Affordable Care Act forward… or not, according to the July 2018 Kaiser Health Tracking Poll conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF).

Healthcare Costs Stress Out U.S. Voters One Week Ahead of 2018 Mid-Term Elections

Health Populi

” Perhaps this is why healthcare has become a top voting issue for the 2018 mid-term elections that will be held on November 6 one week from today. adults in August 2018. As we approach November 6, American voters in 2018 appear to be very health-cost-pragmatic.

On World Food Day 2018, Imagine A Chef Cooking for Patients

Health Populi

World Food Day 2018 has four objectives: Don’t waste food. The post On World Food Day 2018, Imagine A Chef Cooking for Patients appeared first on HealthPopuli.com. Today, October 16, is World Food Day.

Health IT and Vegas: Made for Each Other

Digital Health

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Health Care for a Typical Working Family of Four in America Will Cost $28,166 in 2018

Health Populi

What could $28,166 buy you in 2018? The MMI represents what a typical employer-sponsored preferred provider organization (PPO) plan covering a family of four will cost in 2018. was $59,214 in February 2018. A new car? A year of your child’s college education?

Medical Device Security Threat Predictions for 2018

Medical Connectivity

Last November Kapersky Labs made some medical device security predictions for 2018 on their SecureList security bulletin.

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Healthcare and the F-Word: Health Politics Rank High on November 6, 2018

Health Populi

This is true for majorities of people across political party, the Kaiser Family Foundation found in its August 2018 Health Tracking Poll. ” You can listen to that full podcast on the 2018 mid-term elections here. [As

Addressing Patient Health Information In-Security at HIMSS 2018

Health Populi

Privacy and cybersecurity ranked the second highest priority to hospitals and healthcare providers polled in HIMSS 2018 Healthcare Leadership Survey. In January 2018, over 400,000 patient records were breached.

Money First, Then Kids: The State of the American Family in 2018

Health Populi

One in two people have had at least one personal “economic crisis” in the past year, we learn in the American Family Survey 2018 , released last week from Deseret News and The Brookings Institution.

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What We Missed at CES – Wacky Edition

Digital Health

I missed the 2018 Computer Electronics Show this year (it overlapped with JP Morgan’s Healthcare Conference) so I had to rely on the kindness of friends and media to send me alerts on the weirdest digital stuff on earth. Consumer Engagement Digital Health Innovation Medical Comedy Relief Sensors & Wearables Uncategorized Artgasm BodyOS CES 2018 HushMe Lioness Skiin smart underwear

How to Make Healthcare More Intelligent and Trustworthy: Accenture’s Digital Health Tech Vision 2018

Health Populi

Trust has become a key currency in provider/patient/supplier relationships: 94% of health executives say treating customers as partners is important to gain trust, according to the Digital Health Tech Vision 2018 from Accenture.

Video visits drive new telehealth initiatives in 2018

Mobi Health News

As virtual care grows, integrated tools become a game-changer

Telehealth Technology Summit 2018

South Central Telehealth Resource Center

Join us for the inaugural Telehealth Technology Summit 2018! This event will be held at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside in New Orleans, Louisiana, December 12 – 13, 2018. The post Telehealth Technology Summit 2018 appeared first on LearnTelehealth.

Doing Less Can Be Doing More for Healthcare – the Biggest Takeaway From ASCO 2018

Health Populi

The study, Adjuvant Chemotherapy Guided by a 21-Gene Expression Assay in Breast Cancer, was published in The New England Journal of Medicine on June 3, 2018, coinciding with the researchers’ ASCO presentation of the results.

Roundup: Digital health payer news of Q1 2018

Mobi Health News

Digital health-focused news from payers during the first quarter of 2018 generally focused on employee wellness and app-focused member engagement strategies, with a handful of similar partnerships or deals announced around the edges.

Mary Meeker on Healthcare in 2018: Connectivity, Consumerization, and Costs

Health Populi

Health care features prominently in the nearly-300 slides curated by Mary Meeker in her always- informative report on Internet Trends 2018. Meeker, of Kleiner Perkins, released the report as usual at the Code Conference, held this year on 30 May 2018 in Silicon Valley.

In-Depth: Four major telemedicine trends of 2018

Mobi Health News

Telemedicine continues to move from the peripheries of healthcare into the mainstream

Digital health funding in Q1 2018

Mobi Health News

In the first three months of 2018, MobiHealthNews tracked 27 digital funding rounds comprising $700.9 million in collective funding, as well as two rounds with undisclosed totals

Sharing our Thanks in 2018

Arizona Telemedicine Program

Nearing the end of 2018, some of us jotted down our thoughts about what we are thankful for this year. The first American Thanksgiving took place in October -- not November --1621. Pilgrims still new to America wanted to celebrate their first harvest in their new country with the Wampanoag Indians, with whom they maintained peace and good will for many decades. New land meant new ways to do good for others, and themselves.

Telemedicine Trends to Watch in 2018

Arizona Telemedicine Program

Recent technological advancements have changed the way we see the world, paving the way for the growth of concepts such as telemedicine in the field of medical technology.

Roundup: The digital health payer news from Q3 2018

Mobi Health News

News and deals from Cigna, UnitedHealthcare, Anthem, Oscar Health, BCBS and others.

Reflecting On 2018

SightCall

2018 marks 10 years of innovation for SightCall, as we lead the world in digital transformation through video assistance. The post Reflecting On 2018 appeared first on SightCall. Year in Review. We continue to gain momentum, adding new customers and partners, expanding our reach, streamlining our product and enhancing our offerings. Let’s take a look at the great strides we have made this year. For all of this, we say thank you.

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October 2018 DSM-5 Update

TheraNest

DSM-5 Codes Changes in 2018. ” These DSM-5 updates are active starting October 1, 2018. These means all sessions with dates of services on or after October 1, 2018, will need to use the following updated codes.

Five new technologies from LeadingAge Philadelphia 2018

Aging in Place Technology Watch

From A AHSA to LeadingAge. In 2010, this association was renamed LeadingAge – from the Association of Homes and Services for the Aging – a mouthful, shortened to AAHSA.

Observations and Reflections on HIMSS 2018

Perficient

The HIMSS 2018 conference recently wrapped up and as usual, it was educational, informative and exhaustive. Around meetings and other obligations at HIMSS 2018, I walked the exhibit hall to catch up on the general state of the health IT market. As with the non-traditional vendors, what I saw at HIMSS 2018 excited me about the solutions in these areas which will be available in the future. The post Observations and Reflections on HIMSS 2018 appeared first on Healthcare.

71 digital health funding deals from Q3 2018

Mobi Health News

Over the quarter, MobiHealthNews tracked $3.3 billion in digital health deals

17 digital health mergers and acquisitions from Q3 2018

Mobi Health News

This quarter's M&A action includes big names looking to move into digital health as well as more niche offerings absorbing their competitors.

Wearable, Shareable, Virtual: The Demands of the Digital Health Consumer in 2018

Health Populi

This week at the 2018 annual HIMSS conference, telehealth is playing a mainstream role in discussions about right-sizing and right-placing healthcare. Consumers most commonly use the following technologies to help them manage health in 2018: 56% use websites.

NAADAC’s 2018 Annual Conference with TBHI Faculty

Telebehavioral Health Institute

On October 5-9, 2018, NAADAC’s 2018 Annual Conference: Shoot for the Stars will take place in Houston, Texas at The Westin Galleria Houston. In line with the NAADAC’s 2018 Annual Conference, Dr. Marlene Maheu of Telebehavioral Health Institute (TBHI) is … Read more. The post NAADAC’s 2018 Annual Conference with TBHI Faculty appeared first on TBH Institute Blog. Maheu NAADAC NAADAC 2018 Annual Conference naadac behavioral telehealth

Cybercrime 2018: Most Hospitals’ IT Security Is Still Not Enough

Phoenix Health Systems

On to the HIMSS 2018 Cybersecurity Survey of 239 information security professionals from various healthcare organizations. The following graph shows the percentage of IT budgets allocated to cybersecurity in 2018. Have you noticed?

Google I/O 2018 highlights AI health projects

Mobi Health News

Google has unleashed a tidal wave of product and feature updates through the ongoing Google I/O developers’ conference, and it’s no surprise that the intersection of artificial intelligence and healthcare was a recurring spotlight among them.

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Rx 2018: A New Era of Specialty Drugs, Telehealth, Mobile Apps and Value, IQVIA Reports

Health Populi

In 2018, spending on branded prescription drugs will fall in wealthy countries, while spending on specialty drugs will increase, resulting in flat medicines spending. Specifically, $19 billion worth of biotech spending will find biosimilar competition starting in 2018 for the first time.