Digital Health: Show Me the Money? Evidence? Door?

Digital Health

This week I had the good fortune to return to Dublin, Ireland and see many of my international colleagues and friends who are associated in one way or another with HealthXL, the digital health intelligence platform and expert community, and Health Beacon, a very cool medication adherence company focused on specialty pharma. Health Beacon hosted […].

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

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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. It was the best of times; it was the worst of times. 2019 […].

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The Coronavirus Pandemic Turbocharged Digital Health Investment in 2020

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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.

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

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

For Health Consumers, Trust, Privacy, & Good Experience Must Be Baked Into Digital Health Care

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Digital transformation” was the mantra for all industries before we heard about the COVID-19 virus. Since the emergence of the pandemic, the coronavirus has accelerated the adoption of digital platforms, AI, and ecommerce.

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.

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.

Rock Health's COO talks digital health funding, M&As and 'Teladongo'

Mobi Health News

2020 is shaping up to be a record-breaking year for digital health startups.

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.

Faster Pace for Corporate Investments and Behavioral Health in COVID-Driven Digital Health Era

Health Populi

The pace of digital health investments quickened in the first half of 2020, based on Rock Health’s look at health-tech financing in mid-year. Digital health companies garnered $5.4 billion in the first half of the year, record-setting according to Rock Health. I’ve written about Outset Medical here in Health Populi : Home is the New and Future Medical Home for Dialysis. Consumer health information.

Orange invests in LBO France’s Digital Health 2 fund to accelerate eHealth

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The investment is through the firm’s subsidiary Enovacom, which aims to become one of France’s leading digital health companies.

Digital Health Gaps in the Pandemic Through the Eyes of Younger Physicians

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One universal experience health systems around the globe have witnessed in the first months of the coronavirus pandemic has been the dramatic pivot to telehealth and virtual care platforms.

Consumers’ Embrace of Digital Health Tech Stalls, and Privacy Concerns Prevail – Accenture’s 2020 Research

Health Populi

Millions of dollars and developers’ time have been invested in conceiving and making digital health tools. Yet with that bullish supply side of digital health, there was a marked decline in peoples’ use of them in the past two years, found by Accenture in their latest health consumer survey, Digital is Transforming Health, So Why is Consumer Adoption Stalling? Just 1 in 5 people see these as benefits of adopting digital health tech.

Consumers’ and Physicians’ Growing Embrace of Digital Health via PwC

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We’ve reached an inflection point on the demand side among consumers for digital health options, PwC suggests in their report on the New Health Economy coming of age. The report outlines health/care industry issues for 2019, with a strong focus on digital health. Whether a menu of care options including virtual health to access specialists across the U.S., I discussed this digital health supply/demand gap here in Health Populi.

New Accenture study reveals emerging trends in digital health

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Healthcare organizations must become more collaborative with patients, employees, partners and the public when creating digital innovations to have success in the future, according to research from Accenture.

The Promise of Digital Health and the Privacy Perils – HealthConsuming Explains, Part 4

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The supply side of digital health tools and tech is growing at a hockey-stick pace. There are mobile apps and remote health monitors, digital therapeutics and wearable tech from head-to-toe. Today in America, electronic health records (EHRs) are implemented in most physician offices and virtually all hospitals. Chapter 5 of my book, HealthConsuming: From Health Consumer to Health Citizen , details the promise of digital health: wearable, shareable and virtual.

Digital Health Tools Gain Momentum Among Physicians

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This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Adoption of digital health tools has grown significantly among all physicians since 2016 when the American Medical Association (AMA) first benchmarked the integration of emerging health technology into clinical practice. The article Digital Health Tools Gain Momentum Among Physicians appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

Digital health acceleration shows no signs of slowing down

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Investors expect to see more innovation, collaboration and adoption going into the new year and beyond

“Digital Health Is An Ecosystem of Ecosystems” – CTA’s 2020 Trends to Watch Into the Data Age

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In CTA’s 2020 Consumer Tech Forecast launched yesterday at Media Day 1 at CES, Steve Koenig VP of Research, said that, “digital health is an ecosystem of ecosystems.”. Health, medical and wellness trends featured large in the forecast, which brought together key trends for 5G, robotics, voice tech, AR/VR/XR, and the next iteration of IoT — which Steve said will still be called “IoT,” but in this phase will morph into the “Intelligence of Things.”.

Digital health startup Mobio Interactive secures $1.8M in seed funding

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Founded in 2015, Singapore-headquartered digital health company Mobio Interactive announced that it has closed $1.8 million in a seed funding round. The round was led by Singapore-based Verge HealthTech Fund along with Atlas Asset Management, Creative Ventures and VC giant SOSV.

Transformation Capital's newest partner Julie Murchinson talks biggest challenges for digital health companies

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Murchinson talks about building relationships, scaling and talent for digital health companies.

5 Digital Health Services That Are Here to Stay

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KT signs MoU with Sibel Health to expand its digital health capabilities

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Both companies will explore digital health business in developing countries and collaborate with international funders on new projects and business models

The Digital Health Boomerang: 4 Tips For Successfully Scaling Digital Solutions 

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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.

Shifts in pharma’s 2020 digital health landscape

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Former health innovation executive Naomi Fried highlights trends to watch among pharmas interested in digital health technologies

Digital Health Formulary adds new programs to its lineup, Butterfly announces next-gen device and ACC study, and more digital health news briefs

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Also: Study polls "digitally engaged physicians" on digital health's current strengths and weaknesses; Mira unveils an updated fertility monitor

Digital health's record-breaking Q3 saw big raises in COVID-impacted sectors

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Rock Health reports $4 billion in funding for U.S. digital health startups this quarter, much of which was driven by a flurry of telehealth investments and late-stage rounds for R&D and fitness tech companies

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

Health Populi

We are all Homo informaticus these days , multi-channel, multi-platform beings using digital platforms. It is about living,” Nicholas Negroponte wrote in Being Digital. In that quarter-century since Negroponte made that prescient observation, we come to better understand that being a Digital Society has its upsides and downfalls, alike. By pillar: Basic needs: Only 1 in 2 people believe their basic digital needs are being met.

Digital Health: What the Hell?

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I figured I would ease back into the blog with something light-hearted, so today I bring you the first installment of Digital Health: What the Hell? This intermittent but ongoing series will highlight so-called digital health products that are actually real but which, at least in my personal opinion, fail to meet the classic VC requirement of “need to have” vs. “nice to have.” So a bit of a lapse in posts for me as I spent a luxurious few weeks vacationing.

Physicians Lean In to Digital Health, Especially Telehealth and Remote Monitoring

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doctors are using digital health tools in patient care, with quickening adoption of telehealth and remote monitoring technology, according to a study from the American Medical Association (AMA). ” The key findings on changes from 2016 to 2019 were: An increase in the number of physicians seeing an advantage in using digital tools, even among physicians 50 years and older. More U.S.

The rise of digital health in Asia

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At the SFF x SWITCH conference in Singapore, healthcare representatives from the public and private sectors discussed some of the opportunities and regulatory challenges of digital health in the region

Closing the Digital Health Gap Between Consumers and Physicians

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Consumers are more bullish demanding virtual and digital health tools from their physicians than doctors are in providing it, based on the research findings in What can health systems do to encourage physicians to embrace virtual care? consumers are now tracking health via digital tools, and one-half of these share the data generated by their apps. The post Closing the Digital Health Gap Between Consumers and Physicians appeared first on HealthPopuli.com.

Digital Health Trends To Watch In 2019

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Black founders less likely to have a digital health company venture backed than white and Asian peers, Rock Health reports

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The Diversity in Digital Health report zeroed in on the funding gap and the barriers that Black founders face in health tech.