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.,

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.”

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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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.

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.

A Smarter Home for Healthy Living at CES 2019….and a nod to Microsoft

Health Populi

The post A Smarter Home for Healthy Living at CES 2019… and a nod to Microsoft appeared first on HealthPopuli.com. Health begins at home. I found evidence for that, beyond my own N of 1 understanding, in a research article published in the U K in 2000 by Lyn Harrison and Frances Heywood.

Three 2019 trends presaged at JP Morgan week

Mobi Health News

Social determinants of health, platform plays, and big data were three standout trends

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The promises of consumer health data dominated CES 2019

Mobi Health News

From on-stage demos to expo floor chit chat, attendees couldn't resist discussing what data collection and analysis could bring to consumer healthcare technology

Ten More Technology Offerings from CES 2019

Aging in Place Technology Watch

CES 2019 – Gone but certainly not forgotten. Multiple blog posts and articles have surfaced since CES 2019 – including some offerings that should be recapped here. No doubt they would have been viewed in person with more time and better tennis shoes at the Sands Convention Center.

CES 2019: Running list of health tech announcements

Mobi Health News

This is a running list of digital health products announced at CES. The list will be updated as the week goes on.

The clinical burden of documentation

KevinMD

The purpose of clinical documentation is to efficiently communicate critical data to peers in a readable fashion while meeting compliance and billing requirements. This documentation should not represent a data dump.

Ten Technology Offerings From CES 2019

Aging in Place Technology Watch

In subsequent posts, others will be noted from the exhibit hall books, but for now, here are 10 other new companies/new offerings in alphabetical order from CES 2019 with content from the press releases/sites of the companies: CarePredict Home.

Loose Lips Sinks Ships: Humans Remain the Weakest Link In 2019 Healthcare Security

Electronic Health Reporter

By Shane MacDougall, senior security engineer, Mosaic451 The other day I was asked what is the biggest information security threat facing any company in 2019. Editorial 2019 health IT trends health IT security trends healthcare security Mosaic451 Shane MacDougall

Innovation Predicted to Drive Cloud Usage in 2019

Perficient

Enterprises will move beyond cheap fixes and instead seek innovative app services in order to modernize their businesses in 2019, according to Forrester’s “Predictions 2019: Cloud Computing” report. Forrester believes that 2019 is the year that the cloud comes to the forefront for enterprises. Decisions about PaaS deployment will also by influenced by a growing concern for quality in 2019, according to Forrester.

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What #CES2019 5 Tech Trends to Watch Mean for Health/Care

Health Populi

As #CES2019 kicks off in Las Vegas with today’s first Media Day, the Consumer Technology Association presented its forecast on the 5 Technology Trends to Watch in 2019 — and they all play into health, wellness, and medical care.

2019 MedTech Predictions: Unlocking the Potential of Digital Health

Electronic Health Reporter

All indicators point to continued momentum in 2019, as startups and veteran companies alike work to […]. The article 2019 MedTech Predictions: Unlocking the Potential of Digital Health appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

Ten More Technology Offerings from CES 2019 -- Beyond Gadgets

Aging in Place Technology Watch

CES 2019 – Gone but certainly not forgotten. Multiple blog posts and articles have surfaced since CES 2019 – including some offerings that should be recapped here. No doubt they would have been viewed in person with more time and better tennis shoes at the Sands Convention Center.

Health IT Predictions for 2019

Healthcare Informatics

It’s January and that means it is time to brush the dust off of my crystal ball and make some predictions about health IT for the upcoming year

Looking at 2019 Software Trends with Pivotal

Perficient

2019 is here, and with a new year comes new trends and technologies. Over at our partner, Pivotal, they are bringing together experts, customers, and leading technologists to forecast transformative trends for 2019. According to Edward Hieatt, Senior Vice President of Customer Success at Pivotal, “In 2019 I expect to see IT organizations modernize larger and more diverse workloads to our rapidly evolving set of cloud abstractions.

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In U.S. Health Care, It’s Still the Prices, Stupid – But Transparency and Consumer Behavior Aren’t Working As Planned

Health Populi

I’m glad to be getting back to health economic issues after spending the last couple of weeks firmly focused on consumers, digital health technologies and CES 2019. ” So much for transparency in 2019.

Heart Health at #CES2019 – Food and Tech as Medicine

Health Populi

For more hard-core athletes, CES 2019 features an eSports area with all flavors of digital sports from golf to hockey and tennis. Self-care is the new health care as patients, now consumers at greater financial risk for medical spending, are learning.

UK Digital Health company TestCard wins 'Top Emerging Tech' Award at CES 2019

Lloyd Price

The latest win comes as TestCard prepares to launch the first of its at-home diagnostic products (at-home UTI, pregnancy and diabetes screening), with roll outs plotted for the UK, India and US markets during 2019. by the end of 2019.

FDA looks to De Novo pathway model as it unveils updates to Pre-Cert program

Mobi Health News

FDA Comissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb announced a new Digital Health Innovation Action Plan, Pre-Cert Test Plan for 2019 and a Working Model.

Meet Our Digital Marketing & MicroStrategy Experts at NRF 2019

Perficient

If you’re attending NRF 2019 , be sure to stop by the MicroStrategy booth (#1955) to meet with Perficient experts Jim Butz, MicroStrategy Practice General Manager, and Kevin Bauer, Digital Marketing Practice Director, as they showcase demos and retail expertise.

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Apple, J&J partner on multi-year study of Apple Watch's health features

Mobi Health News

The collaboration will investigate heart health outcomes and medication adherence among seniors, and is scheduled to begin in 2019.

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The Digital Health Hype Cycle 2019

Lloyd Price

For the third year in a row I would like to share my thoughts on what I see as the cutting edge, emerging, developing and mature technologies from around the digital health world visualised in a "Digital Health Hype Cycle 2019" infographic. (My

The Apple Watch’s ECG feature could save many lives. But only if it has something else.

KevinMD

Recently the Apple Watch’s latest feature went live – an electrocardiogram (ECG) app that monitors irregular heart rhythms. The internet is overflowing with reports from people didn’t know they had irregular heartbeats until they took their data to their doctors and received diagnoses of atrial fibrillation (AFib), a common cause of stroke. As neurologists who […]. Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.

Another Update to the FDA’s Pre-Certification Model

Medical Connectivity

The FDA has released a January 2019 update to its working model of the precertification program (Pre-Cert) for software that is a medical device (SaMD). In 2019 Pre-Cert participants would provide FDA with access to its real-world data on a periodic basis (e.g.,

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Akili is building its own digital therapeutic distribution platform, foregoing pharma partnerships

Mobi Health News

At CES 2019, the digital therapeutic company's CEO and cofounder described work on an independent prescription, procurement and support platform specific to digital medicines

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How Google is quietly influencing medicine

KevinMD

With nearly 80 percent of internet users searching online for health-related information, it’s no wonder the catchphrase “Dr. Google” has caught on, to the delight of many searchers and the dismay of many real doctors. What’s received little attention from physicians or the public is the company’s quiet metamorphosis into a.Read more. Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more. Tech Health IT Public Health & Policy

What To Look Out For In The Healthcare Industry During 2019

Electronic Health Reporter

The article What To Look Out For In The Healthcare Industry During 2019 appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter.

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Ten Technology Offerings From CES 2019 - Beyond Gadgets

Aging in Place Technology Watch

In subsequent posts, others will be noted from the exhibit hall books, but for now, here are 10 other new companies/new offerings in alphabetical order from CES 2019 with content from their own press releases/sites: CarePredict Home.

FDA on Software That Isn’t a Medical Device

Medical Connectivity

The 21 st Century Cures Act of 2016 (Cures) had many provisions including defining what kinds of software are medical devices, and some specific kinds of software that are not, and which therefore weren’t subject to FDA regulation.

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Outcome Health COO: We’re a new, transparent company

Mobi Health News

"This last year has been a year of rebuilding, creating infrastructure, [and] ensuring that we have all of the guardrails," Outcome Health's Nandini Ramani said at CES 2019

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The Fourth Wave: Digital Health Newsletter — Jan 11, 2019 — No. 118

Story of Digital Health

The Fourth Wave: Digital Health Newsletter — Jan 11, 2019 — No. My newsletter for Jan 11, 2019 is viewable here and inline text below, without images. In other words, in 2019, digital health = health. Copyright © 2019 Paul Sonnier, Story of Digital Health.

Hospital at home tech: The ‘quiet revolution’ improving outcomes, cutting costs and building relationships

Mobi Health News

At CES 2019, experts from around the healthcare industry highlight the human benefits of home care technologies

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Study finds 2/3 of healthcare providers aren’t familiar with changes to telehealth reimbursement

Clocktree

On November 1, 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued an update to payment policies and payment rates for services provided under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) on or after January 1, 2019. High consumer interest coupled with the CMS guideline changes and more private payers covering virtual visits means huge potential for growth in 2019 for telehealth services.

CVS CEO’s vision for health

Morning eHealth

ONC posts 2019 interoperability reference — Do we know how to use AI responsibly in health

Google pays $40M to Fossil for mystery smartwatch tech, reportedly from Misfit

Mobi Health News

The deal includes undisclosed intellectual property as well as some R&D personnel

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All of Us enrollees can now share health data from their Fitbit accounts with researchers

Mobi Health News

The Fitbit BYOD program is the first digital health initiative launched within the NIH's project to build a longitudinal database of 1 million Americans