Healthtech developments in APAC – A 2019 Review

Mobi Health News

A wrap-up of the key healthtech developments in the APAC region for 2019

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The Caveats of CES 2019

Health Populi

There was a lot of Twitter activity in my tweet-feed about an Amazon Alexa-enabled toilets at CES 2019. Descriptions waxed lyrically about it, such as a, “fully-immersive experience,” “Game of Thrones,” and, “CES 2019 is flush with smart toilets.”

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2019 closes the year with 251 digital health fundings

Mobi Health News

In the final quarter of 2019 MobiHealthNews reported on 55 digital health deals.

Health/Care Goes Retail at CES 2019

Health Populi

For more on retail health’s prospects in 2019, see this Health Populi post. The post Health/Care Goes Retail at CES 2019 appeared first on HealthPopuli.com.All health/care is retail now in America. I say this as most people in the U.S.

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Stop Creating Disloyal Patients

90 percent of patients feel no obligation to stay with a healthcare system that doesn’t offer digital tools. What can you do in the face of such a sobering statistic? Patient-facing telehealth options that allow patients to get virtually instantaneous care privately, securely, and from anywhere can keep your patients from seeking care from the easiest, nearest, and cheapest provider.

Learning from Dr. Eric Topol, Live from Medecision Liberation 2019

Health Populi

Bold doing is better,” Dr. Eric Topol introduced his talk yesterday at Medecision’s Liberation 2019 conference. Then Eric quoted Thomas Friedman’s January 2019 op-ed from the New York Times, titled, “Warning: everything is going deep.” “Bold thinking is great.

Roundup: 16 digital health studies, pilots and reviews from AHA 2019

Mobi Health News

From mobile ECGs to tele-rehabilitation to defibrillator delivery drones, a range of new data was on display at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2019

July 2019 SaMD PreCert Update

Medical Connectivity

FDA also says it will continue to test the program as outlined in the 2019 Test Plan, including testing the PreCert model on new SaMD submissions. The post July 2019 SaMD PreCert Update appeared first on Medical Connectivity.

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Report: Livongo planning 2019 IPO

Mobi Health News

According to a Wall Street Journal report, the digital chronic disease management company is eyeing a $1B-plus valuation

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Here’s Looking at Health at CES 2019

Health Populi

So next week in Las Vegas, I’ll deal with that bias by staying at the Venetian Hotel for the entire week to cover all-things-health at CES 2019 , the annual convening of electronics retailers and enthusiasts. If I’m going to spend a week someplace, it usually has to be Italy.

Forrester Names Leader in Virtual Health Care Solutions

Forrester Research identified and evaluated the top players in digital health. Read the report to see who stood out—and who needs to catch up.

Calling Out Health Equity on Martin Luther King Day 2019

Health Populi

In 2019, an emerging concern is how the growth in adoption of artificial intelligence and cognitive computing among health care organizations – particularly, insurance plans, providers, and pharma. On this weekend as we appreciate the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.,

What the 2019 Nobel Prize Winners in Economics Teach Us About Health

Health Populi

The three winners of the 2019 Nobel Prize for Economics — Banerjee and Duflo (both of MIT) and Kremer (working at Harvard) — were recognized for their work on alleviating global poverty.”

A Tale of Two Americas as Told by the 2019 OECD Report on Health

Health Populi

That’s what came to my mind when reading the latest global health report from the OECD, Health at a Glance 2019 , which compares the United States to other nations’ health care outcomes, risk factors, access metrics, and spending.

Health/Care Everywhere – Re-Imagining Healthcare at ATA 2019

Health Populi

The post Health/Care Everywhere – Re-Imagining Healthcare at ATA 2019 appeared first on HealthPopuli.com. “ATA” is the new three-letter acronym for the American Telemedicine Association, meeting today through Tuesday at the Convention Center in New Orleans.

Building Your Digital Health Ecosystem

With the fragmentation of the pharmacy industry, digitized provider networks can offer a much-needed solution to connectivity, data sharing, collaboration and interoperability between physicians, patients and pharmacies.

Digital Health As A Basic Human Need – the Dentsu Digital Society Index 2019

Health Populi

We need a “new needs model” for the digital age, asserts a new report, Human Needs in a Digital World , the 2019 Digital Society Index report from the Dentsu Aegis network. We are all Homo informaticus these days , multi-channel, multi-platform beings using digital platforms.

Milliman Finds PPO for Family of 4 in 2019 Will Cost $28,386

Health Populi

increase over 2018, according to the 2019 Milliman Medical Index (MMI). The Milliman MMI team has updated the methodology for the Index; the chart shown here is my own, recognizing that the calculations and assumptions beneath the 2019 data point differ from previous years.

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What $285,000 Can Buy You in America: Medical Costs for Retirees in 2019

Health Populi

The average 65-year old couple retiring in 2019 will need to have a cash nest-egg of $285,000 to cover health care and medical expenses through retirement years, Fidelity Investments calculated.

“It’s the Deductible, Stupid” – Health Premiums Reach $20,576 in 2019 for a Family

Health Populi

They rose 26%, and general price inflation by 20%, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation survey on employer-sponsored benefits for 2019 released yesterday. The post “It’s the Deductible, Stupid” – Health Premiums Reach $20,576 in 2019 for a Family appeared first on HealthPopuli.com.

Telemedicine: Real-Time Trauma and Clinical Care with Global Reach

Today, connecting the patient to the right specialist is largely dependent on the patient’s ability to travel to the physician’s location. The ability to use technology to monitor patients in real-time, share information about their condition and provide treatment remotely, will improve the quality of care and save lives for patients everywhere.

An overview of APAC’s healthtech landscape – the first half of 2019

Mobi Health News

Much has happened in the healthtech landscape in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region in the first half of 2019 – according to Galen Growth Asia’s latest report for that period, APAC healthtech funding hit $2.5B

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10 digital health mergers and acquisitions from Q3 2019

Mobi Health News

The deals include big names like Philips, long-time startup players like Mango Health and a dose of private equity

A Health Future with Lyft and Uber as Patient Data Stewards: Rock Health’s 2019 Consumer Survey

Health Populi

Patients searching online for health information and health care provider reviews is mainstream in 2019. Rock Health’s Digital Health Consumer Adoption Report for 2019 was developed in collaboration with the Stanford Medicine Center for Digital Health.

Q3 2019 sees 66 digital health funding deals totaling $1.55B

Mobi Health News

Babylon Health topped the charts with a $550 million round, followed by Capsule and Healthy.io.

Community Health Centers: Increase Growth through Care Management + Telehealth

Understand the Growth Potential for Community Health Centers through this Easy-To-Use Care Management Guide. This guide covers Billing, Claims Processing and Payment for CCM, BHI and More!

The Most Important Trends For Health in Mary Meeker’s 2019 Internet Report Aren’t About Health Care

Health Populi

The health care section of Mary Meeker’s 334-page annual report, Internet Trends 2019 , comprises 24 of those pages (270 through 293).

Healthcare Messaging & Orchestration — 2019

Medical Connectivity

In this post we'll look at how health care messaging and orchestration solutions are changing for 2019. Targeting the commercial enterprise market with messaging and orchestration, this startup just went public on April 11, 2019 and a day later is valued at $2.4 Some level of consolidation is likely to continue in 2019 and beyond. As we consider messaging in 2019, we can see certain approaches to product-market fit emerging among vendors.

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World Health Day 2019: Let’s Celebrate Food, Climate, Insurance Coverage and Connectivity

Health Populi

UHC happens to be WHO’s focus for World Health Day 2019. [As The WHO’s focus on this year’s 2019 World Health Day is universal health coverage (UHC). Today, 7 April, is World Health Day.

Travels: Early Spring 2019

South Central Telehealth Resource Center

Later that week, after attending the 2019 Arkansas Nursing Research Conference at UAMS on April 12th, the SCTRC showed up at the ATA 19 Annual Conference and Expo in New Orleans, LA on April 14 th through 16 th. 2019 ATA NOLA.

Prelude to Health 2.0 2019: Thinking Consumers At the Center of Digital Health Transformation

Health Populi

2019 will feature examples of all of these technologies and services. 2019: Thinking Consumers At the Center of Digital Health Transformation appeared first on HealthPopuli.com.

Best and Worst States For Doctors: 2019

Electronic Health Reporter

With National Doctors’ Day coming up on March 30 and “physician” being the highest-paid job of 2018, the personal-finance website WalletHub released its report on 2019’s Best & Worst States for Doctors, as well as accompanying videos.

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It’s Not All About Pink for Women’s Tech at CES 2019

Health Populi

So welcome the Versa, one of many women-targeted health tools featured at CES 2019 that are getting real and impactful about women, tech and health. On a joyful note, Spade’s upbeat design sense lives on in 2019, featuring some adorable watches that track activity.

HXD 2019: Driving Real World Change

Electronic Health Reporter

The article HXD 2019: Driving Real World Change appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial Amy Heymans (Cueva) HDX HXD 2019 HXD Conference Mad*PowThis article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited.

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A look back at Alphabet's moves in 2019

Mobi Health News

From its acquisition of Fitbit to Project Nightingale, Google's 2019 has been eventful.

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The Kids Are Alright – With Just a Little Help from the Innovators

Digital Health

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Loving Wegmans and Amazon, Hating on the US Government: the Axios Harris Poll 100 in 2019

Health Populi

To assess company reputations overall, Axios and Harris Poll surveyed 6,118 adults 18 and over in November 2019. adults in January 2019 to arrive at about 300 ratings per company in the study.

VA Reports 235% increase in video visits in 2019

Clocktree

million telehealth episodes in Fiscal Year 2019, making it the largest telehealth program in the country. FY 2019 was the first full year of the VA’s Anywhere to Anywhere initiative, which enables care teams to treat veterans regardless of their location, including across state lines or outside a VA facility. The Department of Veterans Affairs provided over 2.6

Healthcare analytics, telemedicine drove VC funding in 2019

Mobi Health News

Mercom Capital Group's latest numbers also suggest that upcoming IPOs could cast a long shadow on the direction of digital health investing.

What digital health investors are seeing, seeking in 2019

Mobi Health News

The sector has undergone major changes in the past few years, and venture capitalists are still keen to dip their toes in