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

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.

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.

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.

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.

[Guide] Top 5 Digital Health Trends for Providers – The Challenge

Perficient

This blog series highlights the top five digital health trends for providers. With that in mind, this guide looks at five key and interrelated digital health trends impacting healthcare providers.

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?

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.

Patient Personalization: A Digital Health Trend

Perficient

In the portal domain, for example , 63% of patients in a recent Health Affairs study reported they had not used a patient portal in the prior year. To learn more about the top five digital health trends for providers, you can click here or download the guide below.

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.

Digital Health Trends To Watch In 2019

Electronic Health Reporter

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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.

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.

Validation key in digital health, but how do you get started?

Mobi Health News

Last night at a Partners HealthCare Pivot Labs event, industry players discussed the ins and outs of how to validate a digital health product, regardless of funding.

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.

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.

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.

Using AI-Fueled Tech to Bring Digital Health Care to Millions

Duane Boise

In 2017, Babylon Health, a U.K. Now, partnering with NHS (National Health Services), the app allows over 1.2 However, Babylon Health isn’t alone. Over the past decade, more and more companies have joined the advancement of AI and digital healthcare.

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.

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

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

The Promise of Next Generation of Digital Health

Perficient

By 2022, we predict 25% of healthcare consumer interactions will be digitally executed outside of a traditional care setting; while the remaining 75% will gravitate to digitally coordinate real-time health systems. Digital Health is coming of age, bringing with it new capabilities for healthcare interactions and care delivery for consumers, patients and members, and the ecosystem that supports them.

What You Really Need to Know about Digital Health

Medical Connectivity

Just where does one draw the boundaries around "digital health?". We’ll cut through the noise and conventional thinking to key issues regarding what’s needed and what to avoid, in order to be successful in the digital health market.

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.”

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

Finland, Israel launch partnership initiative for digital health innovation

Mobi Health News

The Israeli Innovation Authority and the Helsinki Business Hub will fund Israeli and Finnish startups who find ways to work together

Women in venture: The case for increasing representation in digital health investing

Mobi Health News

percent of digital health VC partners, but many in the industry are discussing the importance of diverse viewpoints. Women make up 12.2

Social Media and Mental Health – Teenage Wasteland or Land of Opportunity?

Digital Health

71 digital health funding deals from Q3 2018

Mobi Health News

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

AMA Announces “Playbook” to Successfully Adopt Digital Health

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. ” The Digital Health Implementation Playbook offers a guide to the most efficient path for applying digital health solutions including key steps, best practices, and resources […].

A new digital divide is keeping older adults from accessing digital health

KevinMD

The digital divide used to be about who had internet access and who didn't, with broad implications for every aspect of life — especially health care. But digital health innovation is growing rapidly, with projections showing a $536.6

72 digital health funding deals from Q3 2018

Mobi Health News

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

The Challenge of False-Positive Test Results: Digital Health

Perficient

Envision an organization that is a recognized leader in digital, broadly defined. In the process, they routinely capture social determinant data that might be valuable for a clinical team developing an early intervention program for mental health monitoring. How do you ensure that your chief digital officer sees these intersections? Centers of clinical, operational, and digital excellence too often exist wholly independent of one another.

New Tech Tonics Podcast Episode: Andy Coravos: Championing Responsible Digital Medicine

Digital Health

Andy Coravos left a promising career at a top private equity firm to follow her passion and pursue intensive training as a software developer; she now works on the frontier of engineering and medicine as CEO and co-founder of Elektra Labs, focused on the use of digital measures to support clinical research, and the generation […].

In-Depth: Looking back at 10 years of digital health coverage

Mobi Health News

As MobiHealthNews turns 10, we've chosen a story from each year to tell a small piece of our story, and the story of digital health

FDA regulations could create digital health opportunities for pharma

Mobi Health News

A new report from PwC predicts that new and proposed FDA regulations could open up doors for pharmaceutical companies looking to develop digital tools.

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.

Five Digital Health Imperatives for Patient Safety

The Digital Health Corner

Perhaps the best definition of patient safety is that of the World Health Organization. Simply put, it is “…the prevention of errors and adverse effects to patients associated with health care.” Digital tools now present opportunities for unprecedented improvements in patient safety. Improving health literacy. In fact, low health literacy is related to higher mortality rates. Improving health literacy via digital tools is not only an opportunity it is necessary.

The Fourth Wave: Digital Health Newsletter — Mar 24, 2019 — No. 122

Story of Digital Health

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10 ways Facebook is embracing digital health

Mobi Health News

As social media becomes more ingrained in everyday life it has also become increasingly a part of the digital health space.