Sat.Nov 10, 2018 - Fri.Nov 16, 2018

The Smartphone Is the Consumer’s Personal Health Platform – Implications from Deloitte’s 2018 Survey

Health Populi

American consumers are now viewing their phones an average of 52 times daily, with 39 percent of consumers believing they use their smartphones too much. In fact, 60 percent of 18 to 34-year-olds admit to smartphone overuse, the highest level of any age group.

Join telemedicine’s transformation of the health care delivery model


I came across Dr. Kevin Tolliver’s post, "Beware the Limits of Telemedicine," and found it to gloss over the benefits of telemedicine and the opportunities that increasing telemedicine uptake can afford to the patient and provider.

Harnessing Early Adopters in Health IT

Mobile Health Matters

Part of the thrill of working in health IT comes from bringing something more than just a cool widget to market. As a nurse myself, I want to help fellow clinicians with software that solves problems.

New Client Self-Registration is Now Available


Clocktree is making it easier for your practice to register new telehealth clients! A prospective client can visit your Clocktree practice profile, click “Contact Us” and send you a new client request without first receiving an invitation.

The Growing State of Diabetes in America on World Diabetes Day 2018

Health Populi

Diabetes is a family issue, and its prevalence is growing in America. November 14, 2018, is World Diabetes Day , and the International Diabetes Federation reminds us that this condition impacts the whole household — not just the person diagnosed with diabetes. Why the family?

What You Really Need to Know about Digital Health

Medical Connectivity

You Won't Find This Information in Publications or Vendor Blogs. Just where does one draw the boundaries around "digital health?". This will be a discussion unlike those you see in publications or hear at trade shows.

Roundup: 12 healthcare algorithms cleared by the FDA

Mobi Health News

As AI cements its role in healthcare, more and more intelligent software offerings are pursuing 510(k) and De Novo approvals.


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“Seeing Is Not Believing:” Consumers Concerned About the Accuracy of Online Health Information

Health Populi

“Seeing is not believing” when it comes to people seeing health information on social networks. Four in five people seeking healthcare information online in social media are concerned about the accuracy of that information served up.

Pay people for their data – yes, or no?

Society for Participatory Medicine

SPM members Casey Quinlan (yes, yours truly) and Jan Oldenburg were part of a trinity of folks debating the idea of paying people for the data they contribute to the digital economy, in healthcare and in all other sectors.

UnitedHealthcare offering Apple Watches to employee wellness plan members

Mobi Health News

First announced in March, the program allows participants to pay off the device's cost by meeting daily fitness goals.


What’s happening today

Morning eHealth

Updates from AMA interim meeting — Biz watch


The Venture Valkyrie’s Next AdVenture

Health Populi

Investor, advisor, operator, podcaster, blogger, speaker, Board member, mentor, mother, wife, volunteer. Take inventory of the many hats of Lisa Suennen, aka the Venture Valkyrie, and you understand why I see her as the Renaissance Woman of Healthcare.

Five technologies from 2018 Aging 2.0 Optimize

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Interested in innovation in the age-related market? You are based in the west coast or need to be there to do other business? Then you are likely going to attend Aging 2.0’s


How AI and computer vision are reinventing wound care

Mobi Health News

Companies like Swift Medical, Tissue Analytics and replace inaccurate measurements with reliable ones, and that's just the beginning


Lawmakers tee up telemedicine priorities

Morning eHealth

Report: Trump administration has VA privatization plans — Broadband leadership updates

Dyson set to lead the HealthTech market with Wearable Air Purifiers by 2025

Lloyd Price

Dyson has filed a patent for an interesting new wearable gadget and some are predicting it will become the next big trend in health tech.


The health consequences of cannabis use for diabetics

Insulin Nation

Reports on the health consequences of cannabis use are mixed. There have however been studies done that suggest there are health consequences, so those considering medical cannabis should read up on the research before blindly following the crowd. Latest research shows A1C does not benefit and DKA events double. Treatment for Neuropathy Pain ( link ). Improved insulin sensitivity for type 2 diabetes treatment ( link ). Recurrent diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) in patients with type 1 diabetes.


Simple Habit gets $10M for guided meditation app

Mobi Health News

Previous investor Foundation Capital led the Series A round


Apple’s walled garden bites the wallet – but is the world of ‘free’ better?

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Check out this startling sampling of Apple user complaints. ZDNet published a list of Apple complaints posted on Reddit (which has an Apple forum of more than 800K members) – the list was eye-opening and filled with rage about (storage, connector, power) limitations.


Ping An Good Doctor launches One Minute Clinics offering preliminary diagnosis by cloud computing Doctors

Lloyd Price

China's leading one-stop healthcare ecosystem platform Ping An Good Doctor (01833.HK) announced that the first commercially operational unmanned clinic in China, which it researched and developed, "One-minute Clinics" has been formally revealed in a scenic area in Wuzhen.

Pramlintide Reimagined and Results are Promising

Insulin Nation

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

Weekender 11/16/18

HIStalk Weekender

Weekly News Recap. The VA tells a House EHR subcommittee that it will need to spend an extra $350 million on top of its $16 billion Cerner budget to hire “subject matter experts to grade the implementation efforts of Cerner”.

Matt Hancock’s artificially intelligent NHS needs careful scrutiny

Lloyd Price

Health Secretary Matt Hancock went all out on prevention last week, detailing his ‘better than cure’ vision for the NHS. Securing our nation’s health requires a significant and sustained effort to prevent illness and support good physical and mental health,” he said. “We

At last, an agreement to buy athenahealth

Morning eHealth

The demise of Driver — Project ECHO’s popularity is its biggest challenge


AI holds great promise for visual fields like dermatology, but faces many challenges

Mobi Health News

Finding robust data sources, correcting for variations in images and avoiding bias are all hurdles to overcome


Good Product Vs. Healthcare Compliance? Not Anymore

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Mark Ferlatte is CTO of Truss. There’s no shortage of news stories and think pieces outlining the ways regulations have hurt healthcare in the U.S., from spending to physician burnout.

Is Alexa About to Become a Doctor’s Assistant?

Lloyd Price

As a chief information officer and Harvard professor for two decades, I’ve worked in both the digital health innovation ecosystem of Boston and the policymaking world of Washington, DC. During this time, we’ve computerized records, enhanced security and built population health tools.

Hedge fund, VC said to buy athenahealth

Morning eHealth

An app to get more birth control under the Bible Belt — Wilkie bullish on VA reforms


China’s Ping An Good Doctor and Thailand’s BDMS sign MoU to meet demands of Chinese users

Mobi Health News

China's leading one-stop healthcare ecosystem platform, Ping An Good Doctor announced today the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Bangkok Dusit Medical Service (BDMS), the largest healthcare network in Thailand.


The Most Useful Technological Advancements In Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. It’s no secret that healthcare has greatly improved with the advent of technology. We all know the drill.

Healthcare will outspend all other industries on R&D by 2020 reports PwC

Lloyd Price

Healthcare is on track to be the No. 1 industry for global research and development spending, according to new analysis from PwC.

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. My newsletter for Nov 14, 2018 is viewable here and inline text below, without images. Sign up for free, here. Greetings!

DeepMind emphasises role of AI in detecting eye disease at HIMSS Impact18

Mobi Health News


Wanted: Clinicians to help Uber grow its healthcare platform


Ride-hailing company Uber’s healthcare platform is less than a year old, and it’s seeking supporters within the industry to help it expand its reach


Blockchain and Healthcare: the Estonian experience

Lloyd Price

In 2016, the Estonian government was looking for new and innovative ways to secure the health records for its 1.3 million residents. It turned to blockchain technology. It may or may not revolutionize the internet, depending on who you ask.

New White Paper Shares Research Findings on Perceptions and Awareness of Medical Device Cybersecurity

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter.