Digital Health* – From Zero to Hero to ??

Digital Health

I had the pleasure of keynoting the recent UCLA Medtech Partnering Conference, where they asked me to speak on digital health,* and particularly its current state and where I see the opportunities and challenges over the next few years.

The Arc of Digital Health is Long, But it Bends Toward Adoption, Hopefully.

Digital Health

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It Has Technology And Stuff – Are We Done Saying Digital Health Yet?

Digital Health

For ages I’ve been saying that the term “digital health” should be retired – that it is a bit of a lazy term that evolved around 10-12 years ago at a time when technology and healthcare rarely appeared in the same zip code, much less in the same enterprise.

Digital Health: An Evolution From B.C. (Before Coronavirus) to A.D. (After the Disease)

Digital Health

That Dickensian construct is a perfect one for thinking about digital health before and after the advent of the coronavirus. As late as March, the runaway train that has been investment in digital health had been running along at Bullet Train speed.

2022 Guide to Improved Patient Outcomes: AI-Powered Remote Monitoring and Increasing Revenue for Your Practice

Speaker: Mintu Turakhia M.D. M.A.S., Consulting Head of Medical, 100Plus | Mike Wurm, Director of Product and Strategy, 100Plus | Daniel Gasparini, Director of Sales | Nadia Ziyadeh-Hammad, LVN, RPM Coordinator, Greenville Healthcare Associates

2022 brings new healthcare challenges. With the rising need for remote patient monitoring (RPM) and new COVID-19 variants increasing that need, 100Plus continues to reduce patient, clinician, and health care system barriers to RPM use.

When Life Imitates Art Imitates Digital Health

Digital Health

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Why clinician buy-in is key to digital health transformation


hospital customer for my digital health company, which enables health systems to deliver digital care journeys for patients (e.g., Why clinician buy-in is key to digital health transformation originally appeared in Tech Health IT

Digital Health Tools Are Finding Business Models – IQVIA’s 2021 Read on the Health of Digital Health

Health Populi

In the Age of COVID, over 90,000 new health apps were released, as the supply of digital therapeutics and wearables grew in 2020. Once upon a time in 2015, exercise and fitness comprised nearly one-half of the digital health categories.

Investors pour $7.1B into digital health investments during Q1 2021

Mobi Health News

MobiHealthNews reported on 99 digital health fundings in Q1. . Investing, Digital Health, Business, Technology

Big Tech + Digital Health: Even Big-Ticket Mistakes Won’t Dissuade Companies From Healthcare

Health Populi

“Big Tech has the capability to disrupt healthcare, though the complexity of healthcare ecosystems is not making it easy for these companies,” according to Big Tech & Digital Health , a detailed update from HealthXL published last week.

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.

Digital Health: Caveat Emptor, Caveat Venditor, To Infinity and Beyond!

Digital Health

The digital health rocket seems to have gotten supercharged lately, at least when it comes to fundraising. billion (Rock Health’s count) or $2.5 billion (Startup Health’s count) was plowed into digital health companies […]. Caveat Emptor, Caveat Venditor. That is my official blog post foreshadowing. Depending on who you ask, either $1.62 billion (Mercom) or $2.8

AMA survey: Doctors more optimistic about digital health tools

Mobi Health News

According to a survey by the American Medical Association, 93% of physicians felt there was some advantage or a definite advantage to using digital health tools in 2022, compared with 85% in 2016

Black Swan or Ugly Duckling?

Digital Health

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Digital health products debut at CES 2022

Mobi Health News

MobiHealthNews rounds up all of the new digital health technologies released at CES this year.

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.

Latest from Tech Tonics: Takeda’s Ariel Dowling: An Engineer With A Passion For Digital Health

Digital Health

After several experiences at tech-focused startups, Ariel has more recently found a home — and a calling — as a digital […].

The Pandemic Accelerated Consumers’ Digital Health Tech Ownership As Big Tech Morphs To Big Health

Health Populi

The pandemic ushered in millions of peoples’ first digital health experiences, many of which will persist according to the 23rd Annual U.S. 20% of people used online health services, and 20% intent to keep using them.

Digital Health Adoption Across Communities is Uneven By Rurality, Race, Health Plan, and Gender

Health Populi

While telehealth, mobile health apps, and wearable technology are all growing for mainstream consumers, there are gaps in adoption based on where a person lives, their health insurance plan type, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation and gender. Digital health tracking.

The Coronavirus Pandemic Turbocharged Digital Health Investment in 2020

Health Populi

2020 will be remembered for disruption and dislocation on many fronts; among the major blips in the year will be it remembered as the largest funding year for digital health recorded, according to Rock Health’s report on the 3Q2020 digital health funding.

Innovation for all: Adapting patient-facing tools to promote digital health equity


More often than not, ground-breaking health care advancements are disproportionately accessible for those who already have favorable social determinants of health. Innovation for all: Adapting patient-facing tools to promote digital health equity originally appeared in

Managing the Risks of Fast-Growing Digital Health

Health Populi

Investments in the digital health sector have fast-grown in the past decade, reaching $14bn in 2020 based on Rock Health’s latest read on the market. The post Managing the Risks of Fast-Growing Digital Health appeared first on

As Walmart Allies with LLENA (AI), Food-as-Medicine Blurs with Digital Health Tech and Equity

Health Populi

In a busy week of news in the health care and digital health world, it would be easy to miss a press release published on 23rd August on the food-as-medicine front. Note LLENA (AI)’s tagline: “where AI meets GI for better health.”

Report: Global digital health funding declines 36% quarter over quarter

Mobi Health News

Digital health startups raised $10.4 billion worldwide in Q1, according to CB Insights' report

Evaluating musculoskeletal digital health apps

Mobi Health News

Liz Kwo reviews the opportunity for digital health apps for musculoskeletal health conditions and looks at challenges facing their wider adoption among providers

Can the U.S. Improve Health System Performance with Digital Health Tools? Pondering A Big Question for #HIMSS21

Health Populi

health care spending and what comes from it, according to Mirror, Mirror 2021: Reflecting Poorly , a perennial report from The Commonwealth Fund that compares health system performance across eleven developed countries. health care system, “was designed to work this way.”

Newest Digital Health Programs Address Digestive Disease Management

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Bill Snyder is CEO of Vivante Health. More than 70 million Americans suffer from a wide gamut of digestive diseases, but until recently few digital health solutions were available to help them manage their conditions.

Report: Digital health funding falls after booming 2021

Mobi Health News

The Rock Health report found U.S. digital health startups raised $10.3 billion in the first half of 2022, putting the year on track to fall short of 2021. But there are some bright spots for the sector

How open source innovation can mitigate digital health inequities

Mobi Health News

During HIMSS22, presenters discussed how an open source model of sharing ideas and innovation could help solve access inequities in digital health

Report: Digital health funding slows in Q1

Mobi Health News

According to Rock Health's wrap up, U.S. digital health companies raised $6 billion in the first quarter, compared with $7.3 billion in the fourth quarter last year

Americans Grew Digital Health-Data Muscles in the Pandemic – New Insights from the Pew Charitable Trusts

Health Populi

“Most Americans clearly recognize the potential benefits that improved health IT can offer, and they want this transformation of the health care system to continue,” the Pew Charitable Trusts research concludes in Most Americans Want to Share and Access More Digital Health Data.

Governments move towards centralized approach to digital health strategy

Mobi Health News

A Nature article outlines the digital health approaches of nine countries around the world.

Managing Digital Health Regulatory Uncertainty

Medical Connectivity

Uncertainty abounds when managing digital health regulatory uncertainty regarding the FDA and other international regulatory bodies. If it quacks like a duck — is intended for use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of disease (or other health related conditions like injury), it is a duck. When managing digital health regulatory uncertainty, the bottom line is whether your product is a medical device or not.

SPAC deals attract younger, less-funded digital health startups

Mobi Health News

The prospect of companies hitting the public markets before they’re fully prepared creates the possibility for failure, according to Rock Health. . Investing, Digital Health, Business, Technology

FDA establishes Digital Health Center of Excellence

Mobi Health News

Although still a work in progress, the new center will reportedly help coordinate digital health projects within the agency while providing expertise to external stakeholders

Roundup: Digital health platform Altibbi supports Egyptian project, ORCHA launches digital health academy, and more briefs

Mobi Health News

Digital health platform Altibbi supports Egyptian blood plasma project Altibbi has partnered with Egypt’s Ministry of Health and Population to work on a blood plasma project