Reading the VC Tea Leaves – Predictions for 2018

Digital Health

They asked me to offer some healthcare investment predictions for 2018. Digital Health Healthcare Healthcare Information Technology Healthcare Venture Capital Precision Medicine Uncategorized Venture Capital 2018 venture predictions AI healthcare blockchain in healthcare chocolate crispr chocolate extinction health reform impact healthcare venture capital Oliver Wyman health social determinants valuations

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.

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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. Health Populi’s Hot Points : New data from the Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI) profiles Americans’ financial health at the end of 2018.

The Growing State of Diabetes in America on World Diabetes Day 2018

Health Populi

November 14, 2018, is World Diabetes Day , and the International Diabetes Federation reminds us that this condition impacts the whole household — not just the person diagnosed with diabetes. Diabetes is a family issue, and its prevalence is growing in America.

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.

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.

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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Video visits drive new telehealth initiatives in 2018

Mobi Health News

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

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

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

Roundup: The digital health payer news from Q3 2018

Mobi Health News

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

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. I brainstormed retail health yesterday with Patrick Freuler, CEO of Audicus (developer of hearing aids sold direct-to-consumer over-the-counter) and Shai Gozani, CEO of NeuroMetrix, maker of the Quell device for pain management.

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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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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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.

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.

72 digital health funding deals from Q3 2018

Mobi Health News

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

Health IT and Vegas: Made for Each Other

Digital Health

Digital Health Healthcare Information Technology Innovation Uncategorized AI blockchain Groundhog Day health information technology health IT health IT adoption HIMSS 2018 HIT buzzword bingo interoperability telemedicineI was in Las Vegas at HIMSS this last week, which, for the uninitiated, is a veritable orgy of health information technology (HIT). Someone from HIMSS leadership told me that over 42,000 people had shown up and they were expecting closer to 45,000.

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.

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. Kapersky has forgotten more about security than I know, but my understanding of health care and the medical device world allows me to offer some perspective and corrections to Kapersky's predictions. Let's review the relevant predictions: Attacks targeting medical equipment with the aim of extortion, malicious disruption or worse, will rise.

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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. These came from a number of major players, including UnitedHealthcare, Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Fitbit, and a variety of other payers and digital health companies

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

Seven Healthcare Predictions for 2018

Healthcare Informatics

As we start off 2018, let’s dust off the crystal ball and make some healthcare predictions. What can you expect for healthcare this year? Here are my seven predictions for the coming year

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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. Finally, the Internet of Thinking rounds out Accenture’s five themes in the 2018 Health Tech Vision. The post How to Make Healthcare More Intelligent and Trustworthy: Accenture’s Digital Health Tech Vision 2018 appeared first on HealthPopuli.com.

Roundup: The digital health provider news of Q3 2018

Mobi Health News

As providers around the globe continue rolling out digital health strategies, physician organizations are looking to implement guidelines.

Healthcare Policies We Can Agree On: Pre-Existing Conditions, Drug Prices, and PillPack – the June 2018 KFF Health Tracking Poll

Health Populi

but one issue is on the mind of most American voters where there is evidence of some agreements: health care, as evidenced in the June 2018 Health Tracking Poll from Kaiser Family Foundation. There are countless chasms in the U.S. this moment in social, political, and economic perspectives.

GlaxoSmithKline, Novartis and more pharmas made big bets on digital health in Q3 2018

Mobi Health News

MobiHealthNews tracked investments, pilots, partnerships and app launches from major pharma companies during the quarter

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.

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. The second bar chart shows records breached by month from August 2017 through January 2018. The post Addressing Patient Health Information In-Security at HIMSS 2018 appeared first on HealthPopuli.com.

Reviewing the Top Medical Technology of 2018

Electronic Health Reporter

The article Reviewing the Top Medical Technology of 2018 appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Technological innovations are helping medical experts advance and improve the healthcare industry. The advancements are not just quick, but also efficient. Some of the technologies allow healthcare professionals to diagnose diseases with 100 percent accuracy.

FDA roundup: The major device, app, and algorithm approvals of 2018 (so far)

Mobi Health News

A collection of 29 approvals and clearances by the US Food and Drug Administration include several novel products

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Hospital innovation, FHIR takes hold, AI chatbots, and more provider news from Q2 2018

Mobi Health News

In the second quarter of 2018, hospitals and other healthcare providers continued to advance technology in a number of ways. Read on for a recap of trends in innovation, telemedicine, patient engagement, telemedicine and more in Q2 2018

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15 digital health mergers, acquisitions from Q2 2018

Mobi Health News

This week, the acquisition everyone’s talking about is Amazon’s reported billion-dollar deal to buy pharmacy startup PillPack. But that deal was just the capstone on a busy quarter with 15 digital health mergers and acquisitions.

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. The post Doing Less Can Be Doing More for Healthcare – the Biggest Takeaway From ASCO 2018 appeared first on HealthPopuli.com.

Rock Health: With $3.4B raised so far, digital health looking strong in 2018

Mobi Health News

The first half of 2018 has been another standout six months for digital health investments, which comprised a total of $3.4 billion according to Rock Health’s latest midyear report

Roundup: Digital health provider news from Q1 2018

Mobi Health News

Through a mix of studies, pilots, and deployments, the first quarter of 2018 saw a lot of providers moving deeper into digital health. Apple moves in 2018At the same time, more moves by Apple and a lot of action from the federal government continued to create new possibilities for the space.

In-Depth: Four major telemedicine trends of 2018

Mobi Health News

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

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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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. The post Mary Meeker on Healthcare in 2018: Connectivity, Consumerization, and Costs appeared first on HealthPopuli.com.