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.

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.


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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

When Life Imitates Art Imitates Digital Health

Digital Health

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How to Optimize Your Modern Patient Engagement

Speaker: Prof. Dina Ziadlou, Ph.D., Chair of Digital Transformation Leadership at International Society for Telemedicine and e-Health

As our healthcare ecosystem is a patient-centric system toward achieving quality care domains, it is essential to reshape our client empowerment and engagement strategies based on digital transformation to maximize the effectiveness of healthcare outcomes.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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 […].

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

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.

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.

Addressing A Lack of Funding In Pediatric Digital Health

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Brad Sitler from the Bear Institute for Health Innovation. The digital health innovation space has grown exponentially over the past 10 years, with $2 billion invested in 2011 and $44 billion invested in […].

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.

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

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

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.

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

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.”

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.

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

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

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.

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

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.

Health Privacy and Our Ambivalent Tech-Embrace – Lessons for Digital Health Innovators

Health Populi

A new look into Americans’ views on health privacy from Morning Consult provides a current snapshot on citizens’ concerned embrace of technology — worried pragmatism, let’s call it. And there’s the ambivalence of “concerned embrace” of digital health.

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

Ethics are at the heart of France's digital health strategy

Mobi Health News

Panelists at HIMSS21 discuss the importance of putting the patient first and thinking about the environmental impact when considering a digital health program.

Digital health completes a record-breaking first quarter driven by mega deals

Mobi Health News

Rock Health reports $6.7 billion in digital health funding in Q1, a majority of which comes from rounds worth more than $100 million. . Investing, Digital Health, Business, Technology

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 Consumer health information.

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.

Nine digital health pioneers to join Bayer’s G4A program

Mobi Health News

The pharma giant’s Digital Health Partnership Program welcomes new innovators in mental health, women’s health and more

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. Use of mobile apps to track personal health activity fell from nearly 1 in 2 consumers to 1 in 3. a senior managing director in Accenture’s global Health practice.

How digital health can help refugees access medical care

Mobi Health News

Digital health and tech can help refugees access necessary medical care and other social determinants of health, like housing, employment and education.

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

Health Populi

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.

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

Health Populi

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.