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.

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

Health Populi

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. We’ll round out this journey in tomorrow’s Health Populi.

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.

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.

Digital Health Governance is at a Premium

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In the final blog of this series we explore data governance and its role in digital health. Given the other four trends, one of the biggest challenges will continue to be obtaining executive buy-in for digital health initiatives.

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

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

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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.

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

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.

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.

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 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.

Patient Personalization: A Digital Health Trend

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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.

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

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.

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.

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

AI Cements its Place at the Digital Health Table

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This becomes more complex as the range of digital health touchpoints for a health system expands. To learn more about the top five digital health trends for providers, you can click here or download the guide below.

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

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.”

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.

The Promise of Next Generation of Digital Health

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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.

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.

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

Caretech as the new Digital Health

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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.

New Episode of the Tech Tonics Podcast: Zoe Barry: Driving Entrepreneurship from the Fast Lane

Digital Health

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71 digital health funding deals from Q3 2018

Mobi Health News

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

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.

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

What digital health investors are seeing, seeking in 2019

Mobi Health News

The sector has undergone major changes in the past few years, and venture capitalists are still keen to dip their toes in

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

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

72 digital health funding deals from Q3 2018

Mobi Health News

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

Express Scripts to Introduce Digital Health Formulary

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Company execs say that many digital health solutions require clinical review and validation

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

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.

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 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.