LunaDNA offers company shares in exchange for health data

Mobi Health News

The company claims it is the first to work with the SEC to figure out how consumers could exchange health data for equity.

Sicker Consumers Are More Willing to Share Health Data

Health Populi

People dealing with chronic conditions are keener to share personally-generated data than people that don’t have a chronic disease, Deloitte’s 2018 Survey of U.S> > Health Care Consumers learned.

New NHS mental health data hub, Babylon Healthcheck and more UK digital health news briefs

Mobi Health News

NHS Digital introduces new mental health data hub, Babylon creates new Healthcheck feature, institute launches £3m competition paving the way for a UK-wide infrastructure for health data research and EY releases preliminary findings from survey on digital health attitudes

Open Health launches PatientSphere feature for patients to monetize health data

Mobi Health News

The platform will now let users share health records with pharma companies, health systems and insurers for remuneration.

Startups Plan the Health Data Gold Rush

Lloyd Price

Then they collate and sell this information to pharmaceutical companies and others who rely on such data for research and marketing. Until now, the proceeds from the booming health data–brokering industry have seldom been seen by the people who contribute the information in the first place.

Accenture publishes final patient-generated health data report for ONC

Mobi Health News

In January, Accenture completed its two-year contract with the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT to create a white paper to advise the industry about implementing patient-generated health data

The Single Market for Healthcare in Europe: Learnings for the U.S.

Health Populi

When I’m in the UK later this week, I’ll address the challenge for the UK, Brexit and the National Health Service. Two key issues are in my work-radar this trip: digital health cross-border, and health innovation funding.

API expands health data into risk scores, but are consumers ready for it?

Mobi Health News

Matt Park, the general manager of the Swiss-based Dacadoo Americas, explains how the company’s health scoring app works and their bet consumers also want to calculate their real time health risks with a new component of the open API

Patient-generated health data can be used to improve patients’ health – here’s how

Mobi Health News

About the author: Emily Mitchell (PMP) is a senior manager within the Accenture Federal Services Health and Public Service practice

Loneliness, Public Policy and AI – Lessons From the UK For the US

Health Populi

There’s a shortage of medical providers in the United Kingdom, a nation where healthcare is guaranteed to all Britons via the most beloved institution in the nation : The National Health Service. He studies digital health passionately, personally, viscerally.

The Health Data Life Cycle: 7 Key Stages To Success In Value-Based Care

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. The article The Health Data Life Cycle: 7 Key Stages To Success In Value-Based Care appeared first on Editorial data capture electronic health records MACRA MIPS Primaris Richard A.

Google, Fitbit collaboration aims to deliver comprehensive health data to care teams

Mobi Health News

Fitbit and Google have entered a partnership focused on better leveraging wearables and cloud-based technologies for digital health, the companies announced this morning. The effort will be largely focused on refining EHRs to give medical practitioners a comprehensive look into a patient’s health during treatment, according to a statement from Fitbit

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Apple’s new health data download feature: nice start, but little use for sick people

Society for Participatory Medicine

The health IT sphere is abuzz with Apple’s groundbreaking announcement yesterday of the new ability, in the beta version of iOS 11.3, And based on current info, the data set is tiny and helpful only to those with minimal needs.

Humana to broaden digital health, data analytics efforts at new Boston location

Mobi Health News

Humana is launching a new center for digital health and analytics, which could eventually employ about 250 people to develop new data-driven technologies to advance its healthcare initiatives for plan members. Heather Cox will lead the effort as Humana's newly minted chief digital health and analytics officer, reporting to CEO Bruce Broussard

A Facebook for Diabetes Health Data?

Insulin Nation

Traditionally, our health records are confidential and only shared publicly in the aggregate. But one website, PatientsLikeMe , encourages people with diabetes and other conditions to share their day-to-day health records with other users.

Must Do By Midnight: Comment On NIH Plan For Handling ALL Health Data!

Society for Participatory Medicine

Chief Data Scientist D.J. Patil (@dpatil): Hey data scientists, just a few days to give the @NIH @NIHDataScience @NIHDirector your feedback on their approach to data science. Guest post by SPM member Francie Grace.

Hacking humans: Jane Metcalfe talks neobiology, consumers' role in health data

Mobi Health News

Humans have hacked all sorts of computer systems, but now we are starting to hack ourselves — specifically, our health and biology. “We We [are at] the dawn of what I call the neobiological revolution, which I define as the accelerating movement of ways to use technology and biology to alter the human race,” Jane Metcalfe, founder of Wired and editor and chief of NEO.LIFE. told MobiHealthNews. “It It is also the next stage of the digital revolution

Disruption Is Healthcare’s New Normal

Health Populi

asked by François de Brantes, Executive Director of the Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute. health care industry wonks (including me) have used the “d” word in conversation, presentation, and prognostication. Reaction Data asked.

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. Data Commons Cooperative. Ciitizen (health data coop).

JAMA study examines variation in type, extent of health data breaches over time


How much damage does a single healthcare data breach cause? Consider who was attacked, when and how, says a new study by researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital

Personalized Medicine: Consumer Concerns About Coverage, Affordability and Privacy

Health Populi

” When the concept of therapies tailored to individual patients is explained, most people like the idea of diagnostic tools that can identify biological markers and marry to personal medical records data to help determine medical treatments that best fit them.

Harnessing NHS Health Data : how patients and tax-payers can benefit from the advent of Digital Healthcare

Lloyd Price

The NHS has long been a leader in collecting data, from comprehensive Hospital Episode Statistics to world-class clinical registries – but without necessarily harnessing their full potential. In a new global healthcare data race, we need to be careful the NHS isn’t left behind.

Top Ten Tech Trends 2018: A Patient-Generated Health Data Future is Becoming a Reality

Healthcare Guys

Healthcare and tech companies, from UPMC to Apple to many others, see the benefit in collecting patient data in non-traditional ways. Rajiv Leventhal, Managing Editor.

Next-gen clinical decision support tools: Analytics and health data in the EHR workflow

Healthcare Guys

CDS vendors are working to incorporate AI and machine learning into their products to boost diagnostics, imaging, pathology and radiology.

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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.

Good Product Vs. Healthcare Compliance? Not Anymore

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Editorial DevOps health data information silos TrussBy 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.,

The Most Useful Technological Advancements In Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. The usual benefits that we’ve been able to derive from technology comes in the form of better data management, clearer communication, minimized margin of error, and the improved accuracy and efficiency of medical diagnoses.

Will Industry Outsiders Save Healthcare Dollars Through Data?

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. The article Will Industry Outsiders Save Healthcare Dollars Through Data? Editorial Health Data Management Luke Bonney RedoxBy Luke Bonney, co-founder and CEO, Redox.

Biomedical Knowledge Must Be Mobilized to Save Lives, Not Privatized in the “Last Mile”

Society for Participatory Medicine

Three years ago, our nation’s first National Coordinator for Health IT foresaw an impending “gold rush” for valuable personal health data. Billion to Amass More Health Data” proved him right and fueled this national dialogue.

Why CU Anschutz Medical Campus Migrated to Google Cloud


Our healthcare team has been working with the University of Colorado over the past couple of years to overcome critical data challenges in healthcare… and the results are exciting. On-premises data warehouse was costly and non-scalable. Integrating vast amounts of clinical data.


CMS launches new initiatives to expand patient access to health data, plans ‘complete overhaul’ of Meaningful Use


Seema Verma announced two new initiatives from CMS aimed at giving patients access to their health data by opening up claims data to app developers. The agency also plans to overhaul the Meaningful Use program to place more emphasis on interoperability

Health Data Privacy Shouldn’t Mean “Stuff your health information in your mattress” [Quote]

E-CareManagement Blog

Our focus has been to figure out how to accommodate the 5% of patients that get their peace of mind knowing that they have absolute control of every piece of their data. Our focus really should be on the 95% that get their peace of mind knowing that when they show up in the ER, all of their data will be there. The post Health Data Privacy Shouldn’t Mean “Stuff your health information in your mattress” [Quote] appeared first on e-CareManagement blog.

Health IT Roundup—Amazon gets health data with PillPack purchase; HIPAA criminal charges on the rise


Beyond an online pharmacy, Amazon's acquisition of PillPack offers up a trove of new data, which comes with new compliance concerns. Plus, HIPAA criminal prosecutions are on the rise and Cerner settles another lawsuit tied to overtime pay


THCB picks up post by Josh Rubin – “We The Patients” is a winner!

Society for Participatory Medicine

Because of our work, our words, our actions, and our collaboration, the powerful force propelling this movement (and all of us) forward has gained momentum and has become an unstoppable force for better health.

The FDA launches #openFDA to give access to public health data

Medicine and Technology

Yesterday, the FDA announced a new initiative called openFDA to give developers, health care researchers, clinicians, and the public access to important public health data. OpenFDA utilizes a search-based Application Program Interface (API) to collect large amounts of existing publicly available data, offering developers the ability to search through text within that data, ranking results much like a search using Google would do.

Decentralizing healthcare with blockchain

Mobi Health News

Co-founder of Health Data Link, Abel Kho, co-founder of Health Data Link talks about the ecology of care and how data is transferred throughout the healthcare market

How and why startups are using blockchain to tackle healthcare hurdles

Mobi Health News

From cryptocoin behavior incentives to personal health data sharing, there's no shortage of young companies looking to the distributed ledger technology

Coming Soon… The New Mobile Age

The cHealth Blog

This is gratifying personally, but also brings in new audience members and broadens the discussion about connected health. Given the warm reception The Internet of Healthy Things received, I have also been working on a new book which we’ll release this fall at the Connected Health Conference.

The Path to Scale for Digital Therapeutics

The cHealth Blog

There are now many examples of how a digital intervention can have the same or better clinical outcome as a chemical therapeutic, demonstrating the power of connected health, particularly in the realm of lifestyle-related chronic illness.

Northwell Health’s Patients engage with AI ChatBot for guidance & support through their care journey

Consumer eHealth Engagement

Throughout the recent Connected Health Conference, the key theme was the need to balance technology with the human element. Fortunately for Pamela, Northwell’s Health Chats, a new conversational AI platform will help support her during her recovery.

Virtua Navigates Orthopedic Patients Pre- & Post-Surgery with Improved Patient Engagement and Care Coordination

Consumer eHealth Engagement

Virtua Health’s Orthopedic Patient Care Journey. Working closely with Wellbe, Virtua customized their CarePath with their own health history and sleep apnea surveys, scheduling and care plan content (delivered via “CareCards”).

Health IT Roundup—Google, Fitbit launch health data partnership; VA-Cerner deal stymied by Florida doctor and more


Google and Fitbit are launching a new partnership to feed wearable data into EHRs; telehealth companies including American Well announced several new acquisitions; the VA-Cerner deal is being held up by a mysterious physician who has the ear of President Trump; plus more news of note from the health IT industry

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Voice Health Summit Spotlight 2018

Consumer eHealth Engagement

Since the year 2000, the health technology industry has evolved from websites (e.g. Voice Health in Action. Cedars-Sinai helped Sopris Health create an experience and workflow catered to hospitalist. Senior Living & Home Health. Lessons from Voice Health Innovators.