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.

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.

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?

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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

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.

71 digital health funding deals from Q3 2018

Mobi Health News

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

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.”

Bridging the Cultural and Operational Divide in Digital Health

Perficient

Most healthcare organizations today are undergoing some form of digital transformation. Others are focused on the execution of a much broader digital health strategy, of which innovation plays a critical role. False dawns, unproven business models, and uncertain regulatory environments are among the many reasons for institutional fatigue when it comes to digital health innovation. People, Process, and Technology.

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 […].

72 digital health funding deals from Q3 2018

Mobi Health News

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

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

Digital Health

The Fourth Wave: Digital Health Newsletter — Dec 11, 2018 — No. 115

Story of Digital Health

The Fourth Wave: Digital Health Newsletter — Dec 11, 2018 — No. JOIN THE 65,000+ MEMBER DIGITAL HEALTH GROUP ON LINKEDIN! If you’re on LinkedIn, please do join the Digital Health group , which I founded in 2009. HEALTH & FITNESS.

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

Roundup: The digital health provider news of Q3 2018

Mobi Health News

As providers around the globe continue rolling out digital health strategies, physician organizations are looking to implement guidelines.

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.

The Future of Digital Health, According To Accenture’s Sumit Kimar Nagpal

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. The article The Future of Digital Health, According To Accenture’s Sumit Kimar Nagpal appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

Fourth Wave: Digital Health Newsletter — Oct 30, 2018 — No. 110

Story of Digital Health

The Fourth Wave: Digital Health Newsletter — Oct 30, 2018 — No. The second installment of EBD Group and Demy-Colton’s digital medicine report has been released. Download “Digital Medicine 2018 Report: Part 2 – Financing the Future” to learn more.

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.

Fourth Wave: Digital Health Newsletter — Oct 23, 2018 — No. 109

Story of Digital Health

The Fourth Wave: Digital Health Newsletter — Oct 23, 2018 — No. JOIN THE 65,000+ MEMBER DIGITAL HEALTH GROUP ON LINKEDIN! If you’re on LinkedIn, please do join the Digital Health group , which I founded in 2009. Book: The Fourth Wave: Digital Health.

Listening to end users is key when developing digital health products

Mobi Health News

At this month's Connected Health Conference Preview, digital health developers and providers will explore the best ways to keep the human element front and center.

Doctors orders: How Ali Parsa plans to make digital health startup Babylon the "Google of Healthcare"

Lloyd Price

For the latest installment of our Big Interview series where we catch up with some of the world’s most exciting business leaders, The Drum makes an appointment with Ali Parsa – founder and chief exec of digital health startup Babylon – to find out about his plans to become the Google of healthcare.

The Fourth Wave: Digital Health Newsletter — Nov 30, 2018 — No. 114

Story of Digital Health

The Fourth Wave: Digital Health Newsletter — Nov 30, 2018 — No. JOIN THE 65,000+ MEMBER DIGITAL HEALTH GROUP ON LINKEDIN! If you’re on LinkedIn, please do join the Digital Health group , which I founded in 2009. HEALTH & FITNESS.

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.

If Data Is The New Oil in Healthcare, Will It Be Safe to Drink? The Accenture Digital Health Tech Vision 2018

Health Populi

With the vast majority of patients’ medical records now digitized in electronic health records systems, the opportunities to mine, learn from, and act on the findings are promising for U.S. But can we nudge stakeholders in health and healthcare to “do no harm?”.

More than 100 digital health and care tools evaluated against key standards for NHS Apps Library

Mobi Health News

Approximately 120 apps are currently being evaluated by NHS Digital and two external assessors against key standards to be added to an NHS resource of trusted digital health and care tools for patients, citizens, healthcare professionals, and commissioners

Poll: Is the FDA Pre-Cert program an effective way to regulate digital health products?

Mobi Health News

The agency has reinvented the process for clearing digital health products but reviews are mixed

Rwanda : The Digital Health Pioneer

Lloyd Price

This has translated into improvements in the health situation. All targets related to the three health-MDGs were met, with a notable success in reduction of child mortality and considerable improvements in maternal health. "Rwanda’s

Blockchain in Healthcare: A Vehicle Towards Digital Health 2.0?

The Digital Health Corner

Blockchain was first developed as a means of transaction for the digital currency Bitcoin. now that it has entered the digital world (albeit tepidly) via EHRs and IT support. One of the most obvious benefits of blockchain resides in improving privacy of electronic health records. Herding a patient’s data from many sources into a single record has always been a lofty goal of digital health.

Roundup: Digital health payer news of Q1 2018

Mobi Health News

Digital health-focused news from payers during the first quarter of 2018 generally focused on employee wellness and app-focused member engagement strategies, with a handful of similar partnerships or deals announced around the edges.

The Fourth Wave: Digital Health Newsletter — Nov 14, 2018 — No. 112

Story of Digital Health

The Fourth Wave: Digital Health Newsletter — Nov 13, 2018 — No. From drug developers all the way to providers, it’s key to find secure ways to access and use data to improve human health, all while protecting individuals’ privacy. Book: The Fourth Wave: Digital Health.

Fitbit in Digital Health

Perficient

Some really interesting discussion on the future for provider and payer portals and apps, from the perspective of Bobby Bouthillette from Fitbit Health Solutions at Connected Health this week. Consumer demand for health and wellness options creates huge opportunity for consumer brands like Fitbit.

The Fourth Wave: Digital Health Update ? Paul Sonnier ? May 23, 2018 ? #327

Story of Digital Health

I made this announcement to 63,032 members of the Digital Health group on LinkedIn. I also send out a weekly Fourth Wave: Digital Health Newsletter, which you can sign up for and receive for free, here. The Fourth Wave: Digital Health Update ?

The Fourth Wave: Digital Health Newsletter — Nov 9, 2018 — No. 111

Story of Digital Health

The Fourth Wave: Digital Health Newsletter — Nov 6, 2018 — No. JOIN THE 65,000+ MEMBER DIGITAL HEALTH GROUP ON LINKEDIN! If you’re on LinkedIn, please do join the Digital Health group , which I founded in 2009. Book: The Fourth Wave: Digital Health.

Survey: 90% of Americans use Digital Health Tools

BHM Healthcare Solutions

Health plans encourage wearables, so why don’t more plans include wearables? Wellness programs help members develop healthy habits leading to lower expense pressures for chronic health issues for members and payers.

Communicating value, connectivity helps digital health tools succeed

Mobi Health News

Experts speaking at next week’s Connected Health Conference discuss the importance of technology adoption and how new tools can encourage stronger patient-provider relationships