Massachusetts Life Sciences Center to Sponsor Award for the Boston Scientific Connected Patient Challenge

MedTech Boston

With less than a month left to submit digital health solution innovations to Boston Scientific’s fifth annual Connected Patient. The post Massachusetts Life Sciences Center to Sponsor Award for the Boston Scientific Connected Patient Challenge appeared first on MedTech Boston.

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.

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MassBio talks what digital health can learn from biotech

Mobi Health News

MassBio's Luba Greenwood also discusses her decision to leave Verily in order to pursue teaching the intersection of life science and technology at Harvard.

Learning from Dr. Eric Topol, Live from Medecision Liberation 2019

Health Populi

Riffing on his great book, Deep Medicine: How AI Can Humanize Health Care , Eric started his talk donning my own professional hat as a heath economist, sharing data about America’s high health care spending with low ROI yield. “Bold thinking is great.

Making Health Care Better, from the N of 1 to the Public’s Health – Trend-Weaving Medecision Liberation 2019

Health Populi

Health and our health information are deeply personal. Changing health care and inspiring positive health behaviors is hard to do. The inspiration started within minutes as Deb shared several personal stories involving the health care system and its flaws.

The Venture Valkyrie’s Next AdVenture

Health Populi

This week, she announced that she was putting on her “big boots,” under the umbrella of Manatt Health. Long understanding and experiencing life as a woman in tech in Silicon Valley, well before media covered stories and #MeToo emerged, Lisa co-founded CSweetener.

Koen Kas, the Gardener of Health Tech Delights

Health Populi

I’ve observed this, too, in my own work in retail health and consumer-facing healthcare and wellness projects, especially as patients in the U.S. You can explore more about the role of experience for health consumers in this Health Populi post.

Investors discuss booming, yet crowded, digital health industry at BIO 2018

Mobi Health News

It’s no secret investors have been pouring billions of dollars into digital health companies, and it seems the life sciences sector has taken notice.

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.

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.

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.

Tools for Paying Medical Bills Don’t Help Health Consumers Manage Their Financial Health

Health Populi

There’s a gap between the supply of digital health tools that hospitals and health systems offer patients, and what patients-as-consumers need for overall health and wellbeing. Only 1 in 3 felt their consumer digital experience was considered “the best possible”.

There Was Something For Everyone At HIMSS 2019

Perficient

There were topics for everyone, including AI, wearables, telehealth, patient engagement, genomics, interoperability, and data & analytics, and Women in Health IT. Get a taste of what you missed with these links: Digital Health / Connected Health.

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The The Five Biggest Areas of Opportunity for Digital Health

The Digital Health Corner

Digital health is unquestionably becoming part of healthcare lexicon and fabric. Electronic health records (EHRs) and personal fitness trackers have helped create awareness through use. The entrepreneurial enthusiasm for the healthcare space is evident by the volume of digital health incubators , medical school innovation centers, and angel investors. Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) have been woefully underfunded and have fallen short of their vision.

Ireland’s Digital Health sector is thriving - €100M earmarked for 2020

Lloyd Price

With tailored medicine and real-time feedback apps emerging, Ireland’s digital health sector is thriving. We’re in the midst of a digital revolution and the life sciences sector is by no means immune to it.

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.

Berlin – the place to be for European Digital Health entrepreneurs!

Lloyd Price

Berlin has proven itself as a thriving ecosystem for healthcare innovation and boasts of 35 large research institutes and universities focusing on life sciences, including internationally renowned institutions as well as a vibrant start-up scene.

Moving at the speed of Eugene Borukhovich, Bayer’s Global Head of Digital Health Innovation — Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

Eugene is Global Head, Digital Health Incubation and Innovation at Bayer. While there is a lot of noise in the digital health space (over 25,000 companies claim to be in digital health), evidence is key, and Bayer works hard to identify pain points in the core business, keeping in mind the hypothesis that for every company challenge or need there’s an entrepreneur trying to solve it. Health Care Law and Consulting.

What HealthyThinker Is Thinking About Health at CES 2020

Health Populi

At #CES2020, exhibitors in the health/care ecosystem will go well beyond wearable devices for tracking steps and heart rate. I’ve also scheduled get-togethers with pharma and life science folks, health plan people, and execs from consumer health companies.

5 Digital Health Predictions for 2018 by Lloyd Price

Lloyd Price

2018 Digital Health Prediction 2: Voice technology will be the first step to personalising pharma. 2018 Digital Health Prediction 3 : Healthbots will increasingly focus on solving automation problems in Healthcare, such as workflow data entry and fraud detection.

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Patients Growing Health Consumer Muscles Expect Digital Services

Health Populi

Patients’ experiences with the health care industry fall short of their interactions with other industries — namely online retail, online banking and online travel, a new survey from Cedar, a payments company, learned. 33% of patients would like digital payment options.

A Concerning Gap in Cybersecurity for Medical Technology

Health Populi

Health Populi’s Hot Points: Unisys published their 2018 Security Index , finding growing global insecurity concerns among consumers about the internet, identity theft and bankcard fraud — ahead of terrorism, natural disaster and epidemic threats.

Moving at the speed of Eugene Borukhovich, Bayer’s Global Head of Digital Health Innovation — Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

Eugene is Global Head, Digital Health Incubation and Innovation at Bayer. While there is a lot of noise in the digital health space (over 25,000 companies claim to be in digital health), evidence is key, and Bayer works hard to identify pain points in the core business, keeping in mind the hypothesis that for every company challenge or need there’s an entrepreneur trying to solve it. Health Care Law and Consulting.

Moving at the speed of Eugene Borukhovich, Bayer’s Global Head of Digital Health Innovation — Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

Eugene is Global Head, Digital Health Incubation and Innovation at Bayer. While there is a lot of noise in the digital health space (over 25,000 companies claim to be in digital health), evidence is key, and Bayer works hard to identify pain points in the core business, keeping in mind the hypothesis that for every company challenge or need there’s an entrepreneur trying to solve it. Health Care Law and Consulting.

Moving at the speed of Eugene Borukhovich, Bayer’s Global Head of Digital Health Innovation — Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

Eugene is Global Head, Digital Health Incubation and Innovation at Bayer. While there is a lot of noise in the digital health space (over 25,000 companies claim to be in digital health), evidence is key, and Bayer works hard to identify pain points in the core business, keeping in mind the hypothesis that for every company challenge or need there’s an entrepreneur trying to solve it. Health Care Law and Consulting.

Moving at the speed of Eugene Borukhovich, Bayer’s Global Head of Digital Health Innovation — Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

Eugene is Global Head, Digital Health Incubation and Innovation at Bayer. While there is a lot of noise in the digital health space (over 25,000 companies claim to be in digital health), evidence is key, and Bayer works hard to identify pain points in the core business, keeping in mind the hypothesis that for every company challenge or need there’s an entrepreneur trying to solve it. Health Care Law and Consulting.

What will it take for HCPs to embrace the Digital Health Journey?

Digital Health Today

The 4 main barriers to adoption of Digital Tools by clinicians, and what is being done about them. They included doctors, pharmacists, nurses, and other health care professionals that have worked at the coal face of medicine. What’s next for Digital Therapeutics?

The Rise of Social Determinants of Health in Healthcare is Just Real Life Stuff for People, Patients, Consumers

Health Populi

PwC published a well-researched global-reaching report this week appropriately titled, Action required: The urgency of addressing social determinants of health. As I mindfully wrote in the title of this post — social determinants are just real life for Everyday People.

In 2020, PwC Expects Consumers to Grow DIY Healthcare Muscles As Medical Prices Increase

Health Populi

In this 14th year of the publication, PwC polled executives from payers, providers, and pharma/life science organizations. Internally, health industry business leaders are prioritizing several workforce strategies in the new year, first and foremost to confront digital transformation.

Why We’re Excited for NASCO Converge 2019

Perficient

NASCO is a Blue-owned organization, dedicated to helping Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) health plans across the nation build a better healthcare system through collaboration. Your Healthcare Digital Transformation Partner. Digital Health Initiatives.

Creating a Platform for Digital Health Innovation with Google Cloud at HIMSS 2019

Perficient

This week is HIMSS 2019 bringing together more than 45,000 health information and technology professionals, clinicians, executives and vendors from around the world in Orlando, FL. This is 100% in line with Perficient’s view on driving Digital Health.

Two-Thirds of Americans Say Healthcare Doesn’t Work Well, in RealClear Politics Poll

Health Populi

Health care is the top issue facing the U.S. Together, health care + the economy rank the top issues for 62% of Americans. Only 4% of people say American health care is “working well.” Still, half feel burdened by health care costs.

Creating a Platform for Digital Health Innovation – Google Cloud at HIMSS 2019

Perficient

This week is HIMSS 2019 bringing together more than 45,000 health information and technology professionals, clinicians, executives and vendors from around the world in Orlando, FL. This is 100% in line with Perficient’s view on driving Digital Health.

Strengths, Opportunities, Constraints and Barriers to the Commercialisation of Evidence Based Digital Health Technologies in Australia

Lloyd Price

DIGITAL HEALTH: CREATING A NEW GROWTH INDUSTRY FOR AUSTRALIAREPORT The rapid changes driven by the Fourth Industrial Revolution(Industry 4.0)1 In addition, these digital health products require novel commercial models to penetrate risk-averse and budget constrained procurement systems.

Silicon Valley is obsessed with growth. For Digital Health Startups, that obsession is not only misguided, but dangerous

Lloyd Price

But digital health startups must be held to a different and higher standard. Where we went wrong In the early days of digital health, I think we were much more focused on the patient than we are now. I met David at the geekiest of health conferences, Health Datapalooza.

Digital Health company Antidote Appoints Dr. Laurent Schockmel as new CEO. Founder Pablo Graiver to support the company as President

Lloyd Price

Antidote Technologies, the digital health company that connects patients with medical research, today announced that Dr. Laurent Schockmel has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Schockmel is a 30-year veteran of the life sciences, technology, data and services industries.

Think Like a LEGO Builder in Healthcare – Considering PwC’s New Health Economy Vision

Health Populi

Expect “new combinations” of industry actors and technologies to reorganize and re-imagine healthcare, with an eye on both price and investments in customer experience (CX), PwC envisions in their latest report on The New Health Economy in the Age of Disruption.

How Boston has transformed itself into a powerful digital health ecosystem

Healthcare Guys

As far as healthcare goes, Boston has historically focused on biotechnology, life sciences, and pharmaceuticals. Until a few years ago, digital health wasnt a big talking point in the Boston healthcare scene. After a multilateral initiative launched in 2016, however, Boston wants to be regarded as a national leader in digital healthcare investment and activity.In

Dave Ryan, Intel GM for IoT in Healthcare and the Future of Remote Care – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

My guest for this edition is Dave Ryan, Intel GM for Health and Life Sciences at its Internet of Things Group. IoT is not necessarily just about remote sensors, and in fact the IoT story is two different stories – one inside the health care facility, and one outside.

Dave Ryan, Intel GM for IoT in Healthcare and the Future of Remote Care – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

My guest for this edition is Dave Ryan, Intel GM for Health and Life Sciences at its Internet of Things Group. IoT is not necessarily just about remote sensors, and in fact the IoT story is two different stories – one inside the health care facility, and one outside.