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

Digital Health

This week I had the good fortune to return to Dublin, Ireland and see many of my international colleagues and friends who are associated in one way or another with HealthXL, the digital health intelligence platform and expert community, and Health Beacon, a very cool medication adherence company focused on specialty pharma. Health Beacon hosted […].

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. It was the best of times; it was the worst of times. 2019 […].

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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

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.

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.

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.

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.

“Digital Health Is An Ecosystem of Ecosystems” – CTA’s 2020 Trends to Watch Into the Data Age

Health Populi

In CTA’s 2020 Consumer Tech Forecast launched yesterday at Media Day 1 at CES, Steve Koenig VP of Research, said that, “digital health is an ecosystem of ecosystems.”. In the best case scenario, per Dr. Eric Topol’s Deep Medicine , AI can help bring more humanity to health care.

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. Yet with that bullish supply side of digital health, there was a marked decline in peoples’ use of them in the past two years, found by Accenture in their latest health consumer survey, Digital is Transforming Health, So Why is Consumer Adoption Stalling? Just 1 in 5 people see these as benefits of adopting digital health tech.

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.

Digital health startup Mobio Interactive secures $1.8M in seed funding

Mobi Health News

Founded in 2015, Singapore-headquartered digital health company Mobio Interactive announced that it has closed $1.8 million in a seed funding round. The round was led by Singapore-based Verge HealthTech Fund along with Atlas Asset Management, Creative Ventures and VC giant SOSV.

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. Whether a menu of care options including virtual health to access specialists across the U.S., I discussed this digital health supply/demand gap here in Health Populi.

An untapped market for digital health innovation exists among seniors hoping to age in place

Mobi Health News

As older adults continue to adopt technology, digital health technologies will play an important role in helping them age in place, a new report from Rock Health predicts.

Shifts in pharma’s 2020 digital health landscape

Mobi Health News

Former health innovation executive Naomi Fried highlights trends to watch among pharmas interested in digital health technologies

Physicians Lean In to Digital Health, Especially Telehealth and Remote Monitoring

Health Populi

doctors are using digital health tools in patient care, with quickening adoption of telehealth and remote monitoring technology, according to a study from the American Medical Association (AMA). More U.S.

Digital Health Tools Gain Momentum Among Physicians

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This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Adoption of digital health tools has grown significantly among all physicians since 2016 when the American Medical Association (AMA) first benchmarked the integration of emerging health technology into clinical practice. The article Digital Health Tools Gain Momentum Among Physicians appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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. Today in America, electronic health records (EHRs) are implemented in most physician offices and virtually all hospitals. Chapter 5 of my book, HealthConsuming: From Health Consumer to Health Citizen , details the promise of digital health: wearable, shareable and virtual.

Digital health companies optimistic on COVID-19's long-term business impact

Mobi Health News

Many are anticipating greater adoption of digital health services and more favorable regulatory and reimbursement environments, according to a recent poll sampling 513 digital health and adjacent companies

New Accenture study reveals emerging trends in digital health

Mobi Health News

Healthcare organizations must become more collaborative with patients, employees, partners and the public when creating digital innovations to have success in the future, according to research from Accenture. The professional services company released its "Digital Health Technology Vision 2020" report that identified five trends that emerged before the COVID-19 pandemic, but that have only accelerated because of it

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.

Out-of-Pocket and Prescription Drug Costs – Connecting Digital Health Dots at CES 2020

Health Populi

The top two health care concerns facing Americans are out-of-pocket costs and prescriptions drug costs, according to a poll published today in Morning Consult. Health care is the top issue driving voters’ choices in the 2020 elections for most Americans.

HIMSSCast: Digital Health around Boston

Mobi Health News

They included an office visit to the Division of Digital Psychiatry at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, the Patient Safety in a Digital World symposium held at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and the MassChallenge Health Tech Accelerator's Opening Night.

Cerner Follows Epic In Adding Consumer-Friendly Digital Health Tools To Its Platform

Healthcare IT Today

Following in Epic’s footsteps, Cerner has struck a deal with a vendor supporting a range of digital health tools designed for both consumers as well as physicians.

Digital health funding is off to a roaring start in 2020

Mobi Health News

Despite the onset of COVID-19 throughout the world, the first quarter of 2020 were host to healthy digital health investment

2019 closes the year with 251 digital health fundings

Mobi Health News

In the final quarter of 2019 MobiHealthNews reported on 55 digital health deals.

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.”

With new Digital Health Indicator, HIMSS hopes global collaboration will lead to speedy innovation

Mobi Health News

The new effort is a measure of progress towards a digital health ecosystem.

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. In that quarter-century since Negroponte made that prescient observation, we come to better understand that being a Digital Society has its upsides and downfalls, alike. By pillar: Basic needs: Only 1 in 2 people believe their basic digital needs are being met.

HIMSSCast: Why the digital health IPO is making a comeback

Mobi Health News

Plus: Amazon says Halo to the wearable space

Partners Announces Five-Year Digital Health Effort

Healthcare IT Today

Partners HealthCare has announced the start of a five-year digital health initiative, part of a broader set of steps it will take as part of its system-wide strategic plans.

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 […].

Digital Health: What the Hell?

Digital Health

I figured I would ease back into the blog with something light-hearted, so today I bring you the first installment of Digital Health: What the Hell? This intermittent but ongoing series will highlight so-called digital health products that are actually real but which, at least in my personal opinion, fail to meet the classic VC requirement of “need to have” vs. “nice to have.” So a bit of a lapse in posts for me as I spent a luxurious few weeks vacationing.

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

The Changing Face of Digital Health In The Age of COVID-19

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Digital Health Trends To Watch In 2019

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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.

Top Digital Health Trends For 2020

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