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

Digital Health

Health Beacon hosted […].

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

Looking across international borders for digital health tools

Mobi Health News

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. When managing digital health regulatory uncertainty, the bottom line is whether your product is a medical device or not.

Forrester Names Leader in Virtual Health Care Solutions

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

Health Populi

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.

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

Health Populi

Digital transformation” is the corporate strategy flavor of the moment across industries, and the health are sector isn’t immune from the trend. As this 13th year of the annual Health 2.0 As Health 2.0 This week, Health 2.0

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. By pillar: Basic needs: Only 1 in 2 people believe their basic digital needs are being met.

The rise of digital health in Asia

Mobi Health News

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

Despite Greater Digital Health Engagement, Americans Have Worse Health and Financial Outcomes Than Other Nations’ Health Citizens

Health Populi

The idea of health care consumerism isn’t just an American discussion, Deloitte points out in its 2019 global survey of healthcare consumers report, A consumer-centered future of health. 85% of these patients believe health care costs in general are “too high.”

Building Your Digital Health Ecosystem

Partnership expanded to support early stage digital health companies

Mobi Health News

Entrepreneurs have until 5 August to submit their applications for the RYSE Digital Health Call

Closing the Digital Health Gap Between Consumers and Physicians

Health Populi

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?

How Digital Health Can Stimulate Economic Development

Health Populi

It’s National Health IT Week in the US, so I’m kicking off the week with this post focused on how digital health can bolster economic development. The policy’s acronym fully spelled-out was the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act of 2009.

AMA launches Digital Health Implementation Playbook

Mobi Health News

The new playbook will include a step-by-step approach to implementing digital health tools, as well as best practices and other resources.

World Health Organizations releases guidelines for digital health adoption

Mobi Health News

WHO released 10 guidelines for how countries can use digital health tools to improve patient care.

The Growth of Emerging Consumer Electronics Categories Adds to Digital Health Platforms

Health Populi

Of the $401 billion that will flow through retailers for consumer technology products, many of the fastest-emerging categories will play a role as platforms for health and medical care at home and in wearable tech.

Report: Digital health innovation stymied by poor data sharing

Mobi Health News

Patients and providers alike are interested in, and see major benefits from, increased access to digital health records, according to a new report from Royal Philips

Many digital health solutions lack evidence: How physicians can help

KevinMD

Technology makes this an exciting time for health care. Not only are technological advances making health care better, they’re also making it more affordable. Tech Cardiology Mobile health Pulmonology

Digital health’s big diversity problem

KevinMD

Tech Health IT Public Health & PolicyThis summer, a controversial memo written by a Google employee was leaked to the public. Within the memo, the author James Damo, details how the biology of men produces “a higher drive in status.”

How to Make Healthcare More Intelligent and Trustworthy: Accenture’s Digital Health Tech Vision 2018

Health Populi

The proliferation and evolution of digital technologies in health care have the potential to do good or harm, depending on their application. Doing good and abstaining from doing harm can engender trust between patients, providers, and other stakeholders in health.

What is holding back digital health innovation?

Mobi Health News

Reimbursement, data interoperability and risk aversion each have healthcare leaders second guessing technology-led innovations

World Health Organization releases guidelines for digital health adoption

Mobi Health News

WHO released 10 guidelines for how countries can use digital health tools to improve patient care.

71 digital health funding deals from Q3 2018

Mobi Health News

billion in digital health deals Over the quarter, MobiHealthNews tracked $3.3

54 digital health mergers and acquisitions in 2018

Mobi Health News

billion were spent on digital health acquisitions this year From Amazon's acquisition of PillPack to Best Buy's purchase of GreatCall, over $7.5

The Digital Health Consumer According to Rock Health

Health Populi

Looking for health information online is just part of being a normal, mainstream health consumer, according to the third Rock Health Digital Health Consumer Adoption Survey published this week. adults were online health information hunters.

Garmin inks deal with BCBS, DrChrono teams up with Updox and more digital health deals

Mobi Health News

Also: IlumiCare teams up with digital health coach Pack Health; Sansoro Health partners with OpiSafe

72 digital health funding deals from Q3 2018

Mobi Health News

billion in digital health deals Over the quarter, MobiHealthNews tracked $3.3

Faster, slower: How the West Coast and East Coast look at digital health

Mobi Health News

Panelists at MassBio's Digital Health Impact event yesterday talk the pros and cons of the West Coast's tech culture and the East Coast's clinical tradition.

Using digital health technology to manage aging populations

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Population Health Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: Using digital health technology to manage aging populations Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Europe/UK

The 4 C’s of the disruptive digital health space

KevinMD

The United States spends more of their GDP on health care than any other developed nation, and yet it produces some of the poorest outcomes — notably in the field of maternal and infant health. The advent of digital health has presented the opportunity for a paradigm shift in the delivery of care, and support […]. Tech Mobile health Pediatrics

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 Breakthrough, Sobering Report on Teens and Young Adults, Digital Health and Social Media Use: Implications for Mental Health

Health Populi

There are also hundreds of stories written in both mass media outlets and professional journals on the topic of TYAs and mental health: especially relative to depression and suicidality. Rideout is the go-to expert on media and health, with a special interest in children and media.

Rock Health's thoughts on digital health validation, exit strategies, future of digital therapeutics

Mobi Health News

MobiHealthNews sat down with Rock Health to discuss the future of digital health and pressing trends in this novel space.

Caretech as the new Digital Health

33 Charts

When it comes to health and technology, language matters. Chrissy Farr of CNBC during WWDC: ” Quick note that it’s 2 hours in and Apple has not used the term “digital health.” I suggested that maybe ‘digital health’ is now just health again.

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.

Amazon makes its second digital health acquisition with Health Navigator

Mobi Health News

The five-year-old Illinois company offers digital health content middleware in the form of APIs used by Microsoft, MDLive and others

17 digital health mergers and acquisitions from Q3 2018

Mobi Health News

This quarter's M&A action includes big names looking to move into digital health as well as more niche offerings absorbing their competitors.

FDA and Digital Health Regulation

Health Blawg

The FDA had a digital health banner day on December 7, announcing one final guidance and two draft guidance documents (with a 60-day comment period). Collectively, these guidances cover a range of digital health issues, and it is worth reading FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb’s statement about them as well as each individual document: Clinical and Patient Decision Support Software (CDS and PDS) (Draft). Health Care Law and Consulting.

CB Insights releases Digital Health 150 list of 'most promising' private startups

Mobi Health News

Selected from a pool of 5,000 companies, the full cohort paints a picture of the trends, regions and investors headlining digital health