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Apple, Anthem launch 2-year study of asthma app, connected devices

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The 900-participant study uses learnings from Apple's Tueo Health acquisition and could inform the development of a digital biomarker for asthma

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Fitbit’s ECG app gets regulatory clearance in U.S. and European Union

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The ECG app can detect over 98% of atrial fibrillation cases and was 100% accurate in identifying participants with normal sinus rhythm, according to study results

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Apple adds SpO2 & V02 Max to Apple Watch Series 6, and launches three new studies

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The new sensor brings Apple up to speed with its competitors, but could lead to bigger announcements down the road

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Looking across international borders for digital health tools

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Panelists at the Connected Health Conference in Boston spoke about the importance of digital health alliances and learning from countries sometimes ignored in the space.

The Top 5 Challenges You’ll Face When Scaling Telehealth Services Nationally

If you’re thinking about expanding your telehealth services to more states, whether it’s five or 50, we’ve outlined the top five obstacles you’ll need to plan for, to ensure you’re delivering an exceptional brand and clinical experience.

Apple plants a flag in the home fitness market with Fitness+ for Apple Watch

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The offering, consisting of original workout content tightly integrated with Apple Watch features, was announced at a virtual event yesterday

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An untapped market for digital health innovation exists among seniors hoping to age in place

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As older adults continue to adopt technology, digital health technologies will play an important role in helping them age in place, a new report from Rock Health predicts. The report notes that although 77% of people over the age of 55 say they want to age in place, only 50% believe they will

VR is just as effective for naloxone training as in-person instruction, study says

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The results of this study offer public health workers a scalable, low-cost and effective way to educate the community on how to treat someone experiencing an opioid overdose

Femtech's sexual health revolution

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Panelists at the HIMSS & Health 2.0 European Digital Conference discuss how digital health can help women learn more about their sexual health and wellbeing.

How intelligent data transforms health in the time of COVID-19

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Liz Kwo breaks down the data and technology-enabled healthcare tools being adopted by next-generation payers and providers

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Primary Care Is Dead. Long Live Primary Care!

The primary care system is failing patients and providers. Capacity shortages have led to long wait times and physician burnout. To fix the system, we must find innovative ways to boost capacity and meet patient-consumers’ shifting expectations.

How doctors are using the Apple Watch to ease transcription woes

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Notable's voice-powered assistant was developed to help curb the time doctors spend on charting.

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NVIDIA looks to telehealth with automatic speech recognition tool

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After a telemedicine visit a patient or provider can look at the transcription and notes.

The post COVID Italian telehealth experience

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The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated telehealth development in countries around the world, including Italy. In this on-demand session at the HIMSS & Health 2.0 European Digital Conference, Italian healthcare experts reflect on the progress made in digital health.

Withings announces ScanWatch has received medical CE marking

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The wearable combines medical-grade ECG and sleep breathing disturbance detection

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Big Idea: Primary Care Automation

Healthcare automation that gives primary care providers more time with their patients—and less on screens—can improve care for patients, increase satisfaction for providers, and deliver positive bottom-line results for system leaders. Download this guide to learn how to optimize automation and keep the patient-provider relationship at the heart of the healthcare experience.

Truepill scores $75M in Series C funding and looks to roll out at-home testing services

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This news comes just months after it closed its $25 million Series B round.

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Google Cloud to provide DoD with an AI enabled cancer diagnostic system

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In collaboration with the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU), Google Cloud will supply Department of Defense medical facilities with a prototypical artificial intelligence digital-pathology system.

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Amazon releases wearable health tracker with app called Amazon Halo

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The Amazon Halo app uses five health metrics designed to give users a comprehensive look at their health and wellness, and gives actionable recommendations to make improvements

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Seniors have the potential to transform economy and the healthcare system

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At HIMSS & Health 2.0 Europe Digital Event 2020, panelist talk about retired individuals' role in the healthcare ecosystem and healthy ageing.

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Virtual Front Door or Brick Wall? Care Pathways in Healthcare

Are you offering your patients a virtual front door or a brick wall? Today, 85% of healthcare visits start online. If your patients don’t have a way to access care virtually, you’re losing them to Dr. Google. Clear care pathways that start online ensure your patients get the best care they need while staying loyal to you.

AI beyond the buzz: 'The biggest element is the truth telling'

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There have been endless claims that AI will transform patient care, freeing up clinicians to spend time with patients and cutting costs, but many investors are wary of grandiose promises and prefer to hear the truth instead according to a session at the HIMSS & Health 2.0 European Digital Conferenc

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Medigate brings in $30M to expand its healthcare cybersecurity platform

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The company has raised a lifetime total of $50 million

Fitbit releases new smartwatch with ECG app, stress management features, skin temperature sensor and more

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Fitbit announced today three new wearables – the Fitbit Sense, Fitbit Versa 3 and Fitbit Inspire 2 – to its product pipeline.

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Using technology to self-manage diabetes results in healthy lifestyle choices

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Following a study looking into how adults living with Type 2 diabetes use technology to self-monitor lifestyle and health behaviors, researchers from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio found that technology-assisted self-monitoring was safe and effective in generating positive health outcomes.

Convenience Care Is Here, and It's Eating Your Lunch

Patients want high-quality care that is accessible and affordable. If they can’t get it from you, direct-to-consumer healthcare services make it easy for them to get it somewhere else. Give them the ability to consume your services just like they consume everything else in their lives: on their phones or computers, quickly, and where it’s convenient for them.

Building an interstate regulatory framework for telemedicine

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COVID-19 has made it clear that state-by-state licensure and other roadblocks to telehealth delivery should be left in the past, write Hims & Hers CEO Andrew Dudum and Health Innovation Alliance Executive Director Joel White

Medical devices sold in Great Britain to require a new UK product safety marking

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The UK government has released a proposed regime on the regulation of medical devices in Great Britain, Northern Ireland and the European Union post Brexit.

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When will medical simulation catch up to consumer video games?

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In a HIMSS20 Digital session, Level Ex CEO Sam Glassenberg discusses his company's efforts to bridge the gap

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Meet 10 Black People Disrupting the Digital Healthcare Industry Today

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Joss Onwude writes about venture capitalists, entrepreneurs and doctors who are shaping healthcare today.

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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.

The hazards of digital mental health

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Why are so few digital mental health tools based in evidence? The answer is complicated.

G42 Healthcare introduces wearable technology to COVID-19 vaccine trial

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The Abu Dhabi technology company is currently spearheading the world’s first Phase III trials of one vaccine, with volunteers from the UAE and Bahrain taking part

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Health2Sync partners with Sanofi to deliver a digital solution for diabetes patients & care providers

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Starting in Taiwan, this partnership aims to on-board clinics and hospitals nationwide over the next three years.

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Early data from Fitbit study indicates it can predict COVID-19 before symptoms show

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Fitbit may be able to detect COVID-19 in patients before they start to feel symptoms, based on early findings from the company’s “Assessment of physiological signs associated with COVID-19 measured using wearable devices” preprint study.

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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.

'Femtech and women’s health issues have become more mainstream. We must do more though'

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Takeaways from Alison Byrne, FGM specialised midwife at Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS trust & University Hospitals Birmingham NHS trust and Lina Chan, founder and CEO of Parla who will be speaking at HIMSS Europe Digital

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Health tech companies claim their largest share of the Inc. 5,000 to date with 123 entries

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This year's collection of fast-growing digital health, health IT, medical device and consumer digital wellness companies dwarfed the 61 spotted by MobiHealthNews on last year's list

Why digital therapeutics are flourishing under COVID-19

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Efficient distribution, dissipating stigma and an emphasis on decentralized trials are all working in favor of digital treatments, according to a panel of digital therapeutics executives and industry stakeholders

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Boehringer Ingelheim, Click Therapeutics ink $500M+ digital therapeutics development, commercialization deal

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The companies will be collaborating on a prescription digital therapeutic for patients with schizophrenia built on Click Therapeutics' tech platform

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Improve Onboarding with User-Centered Design

Speaker: Dr. Kate Wolin, Founder, Circea

In the age of social distancing, digital onboarding is becoming essential to any program. This is especially true for medical practices, where the threat of the pandemic is the most real. As consultations are being digitized, so are the process in which new patients are processed and appointments are being scheduled. Practices with compelling onboarding experiences are the ones who will ultimately succeed in the pandemic area and beyond. Join Dr. Kate Wolin, founder of Circea, for an overview of behavioral science and the evidence-based strategies that can be used to support patient engagement. She will also review how a patient-centered design strategy can be used to evaluate and refine onboarding processes.