Keeping up with the rapid developments in mobile health technology

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Tech Cardiology Health ITI had the opportunity to participate in a day-long meeting sponsored by the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS).

Using digital health technology to manage aging populations

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Test driving health technology for the longest space journey yet

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NASA is using the International Space Station to test new technologies for the Mars mission.

Separating trustworthy health technologies from the 'shiny objects'

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Best Health Technologies In 2019 That Executives Should Look Into

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This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Harry Conley, health writer, LuckyAssignments.com and GumEssays.com. This may seem difficult – staying on top of things and implementing new technologies always is, but […].

Healthcare Consolidation: Opportunities for Digital Health Technology

The Digital Health Corner

In his testimony on healthcare market’s consolidation effects on quality, cost and access, Paul Ginsberg, Director of Public Policy at the USC Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics cites some key drivers of consolidation. The costs for EHR and other technology acquisition and maintenance are too costly for smaller hospitals, and pressures of decreased payment rates are increasing on the provider side.

Five Public Health Needs for Digital Health Technology

The Digital Health Corner

Digital health technology has seen an incredible growth in the last few years, fueled by a combination of consumerization of wearable technologies, ubiquity of mobile devices, proliferation of technology incubators, attention by government health and regulatory agencies and involvement of large companies heretofore not focused on healthcare. The mission of public health is to improve the public health and achieve equity in health status.

Saving More Lives with Smart Electronic Health Technologies

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This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Bill Gates once said, “The two areas that are changing … are information technology and medical technology. Already, advances in electronic health technologies have saved many lives, with the number of heart attack fatalities reduced by over 50%, according […]. The article Saving More Lives with Smart Electronic Health Technologies appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

Digital Health Technologies for Alzheimer’s Disease

The Digital Health Corner

While it might seem incongruous on the surface to discuss digital technology and a population with significant cognitive challenges, I will illustrate how it can be beneficial at different stages of the disease’s course. In a previous post I discussed the merits of music as an ideal digital health tool. An intriguing interactive game/tool is Tovertafel , a Dutch technology which projects via suspended box visuals onto a table.

9m awarded to breakthrough digital health technologies

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Innovative digital technology projects to address key challenges in health care have received a 9m funding boost through the governments Digital Health Technology Catalyst it was announced today.The catalyst, delivered by UK Research and Innovation, aims to accelerate the development of digital health innovation, under the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund, to ensure the UK remains at the leading-edge of innovative healthcare

Health Technology for the Ages: Different Patient Demographics Are Embracing New Options

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This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Delivery of care options have evolved quickly over the last decade, as more patients have become comfortable with remote care and connected health services. And while it’s often assumed that younger generations are more eager to adapt to the changing healthcare landscape, services enabled by technology are being adopted by […]. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Mike Braham, CEO, Trapollo.

TELUS Health and Babylon to bring advanced digital health technologies to Canada

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A recent study by the Canadian Medical Association, found that three out of four Canadians (75 per cent) believe that new technologies could solve existing issues in our healthcare system.

Opioid Drug Addiction: How Digital Health Technologies Can Help

The Digital Health Corner

After a hiatus I am returning to my beloved Digital Health Corner. In a previous post I discussed important public health issues that digital technology can address. Digital technology use in the addiction space is not a new concept. I will touch on some potential applications of digital technologies to all relevant stakeholders. The NIDA of the NIH has a group of evidence-based screening tools for adolescents and adults to be used by health professionals.

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

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DIGITAL HEALTH: CREATING A NEW GROWTH INDUSTRY FOR AUSTRALIAREPORT The rapid changes driven by the Fourth Industrial Revolution(Industry 4.0)1 Such a complex system slows the uptake of new technologies and innovation and their transfer to the front lines of healthcare.

Health Technologies To Eradicate Insects Transmitting Deadly Diseases

Healthcare Guys

Heres the latest arsenal of digital technologies to eradicate insects and reduce deadly epidemics.Unusual suspects: mosquitos, fleas, and ticksSharks, bears, tigers, the Killer Rabbit of Caerbannog in association with sharp teeth and claws represent the traditional image of deadly animals.

Philips’ Future Health Index 2019 report focuses on the role digital health technology plays in improving both the clinician and patient experience

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Royal Philips, a global leader in health technology, today announced the publication of its Future Health Index (FHI) 2019 report: ‘Transforming healthcare experiences: Exploring the impact of digital health technology on healthcare professionals and patients’ [1].

MACRA: Medicare’s Opportunity to Finally Embrace Connected Health Technology

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The $900 billion federal program provides health insurance for Americans over 65 and others who suffer from certain conditions and diseases. Further, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), which administers Medicare, has been slow to incorporate advances in advanced health technology in the program.

Apple Watch Series 4: Intelligent Guardian for Your Health

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But Intelligent guardian for your health is pretty damn close. It’s funny that the tech companies creating technology to replace a doctor’s traditional work are quick to reassure doctors that they won’t be replaced. Digital Health Technology Apple Watch Digital health

Reducing Readmission Rates By Up To 30% With Mobile Health Technology

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Improving outcomes and avoiding costly readmissions is at the top of most healthcare leaders’ agendas. The focus on these topics is of particular importance given the advent of programs such as the Hospital Readmission Reduction program. Mobile Prep and Recovery

AI-enabled disease management software startup DEARhealth scores $6.8M in Series A funding

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Philips Health Technology Ventures, Vesalius Bio Capital lll and Health Innovations contributed to this round.

How Telehealth Makes It Harder for Seniors To Get Healthcare

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Improving Health outcomes with Telemedicine

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In recent years, healthcare providers and medical professionals have turned to increasingly advanced technologies to serve their patients and maintain an advantage in the healthcare marketplace.

Kardia Band for Apple Watch – 4 Lessons From the Hype Cycle

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Mandrola delivered the kind of balanced insight that helps non-cardiologist readers like me understand where this technology fits – and where it possibly doesn’t. Our understanding should not be left to marketeers and digital health self-promoters.

From Bathroom to Bedroom: Insights from CES 2018

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CES is always a bit of a phenomena and I, like many others, carefully follow the news and trends in consumer health technology being showcased in Vegas. But let’s explore some of the consumer health technologies to watch in 2018: Moen Smart Shower.

Blockchain in Healthcare: A Vehicle Towards Digital Health 2.0?

The Digital Health Corner

The transparency, accuracy and efficiency of blockchain technology have made it attractive for its adoption by Wall Street. Interestingly, an IBM survey of 200 healthcare executives in 16 countries focused on interest in adopting blockchain technology revealed that this is a very rapidly evolving area. One of the most obvious benefits of blockchain resides in improving privacy of electronic health records.

Real-time diagnosis: Changing the game for breast cancer

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Healthcare breast cancer diagnostics Health IT health IT solutions health tech health technology healthcare IT solutions healthcare tech healthcare technology telehealth telemedicine vradYour mom, your sister, your friend…maybe even you—breast cancer touches all of our lives. In the U.S. alone, approximately 1 in 8 women will develop the disease during their lifetime.[1]

Set your Organization Apart: How Virtual Care Attracts and Delights your Market

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If there is one thing that the last decade has shown us, it’s that nothing stays the same. This is true in all aspects of healthcare. Everything from patient records, writing prescriptions, navigating reimbursement, analyzing risk, and updating treatment protocols have changed.

Google Maps and the Calorie Question

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It raises interesting questions surrounding technology, information and the individual experience of living with disease. This fact is never more evident than in health and wellness. Developers will be unable to account for every way that their technology will impact users.

The Cisco Approach to Telehealth

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Neurology, behavioral health, cardiology, dermatology, post-procedure follow-up, acute care, home care, evaluation and management, and patient outreach – many are adopting remote and virtual care strategies. Healthcare cisco approach Health IT health IT solutions health solutions health tech health technology healthcare IT healthcare IT solutions healthcare solutions healthcare tech healthcare technology remote care telehealth telemedicine white paper

Virtual Care For Chronic Disease Management

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This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. According to the US National Center for Health Statistics, 40 percent of the US population have chronic conditions and almost one-third of this patient population has multiple chronic conditions.

Behavioral health innovation two years later: Why is adoption taking so long?

Mobi Health News

An in-depth look at the market forces shaping the development and adoption (or lack thereof) of behavioral health technology

Five Reasons why the FDA got it Right with Digital Health

The Digital Health Corner

The FDA recently announced its Digital Health Innovation Action Plan. Digital health differs significantly from drugs and traditional medical devices around which the FDA has developed its structure and policies over decades. Digital health software technologies have far less involvement by clinicians in product development than Pharma or medical device companies. The Action Plan builds on and improves previous digital health guidances.

Ionic – Fitbit’s Expensive Step Counter

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Health devices likely won’t stand alone. Health applications will become increasingly prescriptive and demanding and will succeed only when piggy-backed on a secure platform or space that can handle the load. I’m concerned that the Ionic won’t hold its water as a player in health.

Femtech innovators shine the spotlight on women’s health

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Digital founders Saba Alzabin and Eirini Rapti speak to MobiHealthNews about how women’s health technology has evolved beyond fertility tracking apps

Digital Therapeutics – The Third Phase of Medicine

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Chrissy Farr in Technology Review ( Can Digital Therapeutics Be as Good as Drugs ?) this week pulls back the curtain on digital therapeutics , Silicon Valley’s latest angle in health. Digital Health Technology Digital health digital therapeutics

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. I’d like to discuss what I believe are five areas of significant opportunity for quality technologies.

Medical device manufacturer Phillips-Medisize opens a global innovation and development centre in Copenhagen

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The new office will support the firm’s plans for advanced injection, wearable devices and connected health technologies

How To Use the Latest Discoveries for Self-Improvement

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This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Now that we are in 2019, its time to really take your health seriously. Editorial mental health senior health technology in healthcare

How Digital Technology Is Helping With Cancer Health Issues

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This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Considering how far we come through technology, it’s taking massive strides in regards to managing health and creating new solutions to major health issues.

Five VALUE Offerings of the Ideal Health Management Company

The Digital Health Corner

In previous posts I discussed the importance of population health management and the essentials of ideal population management digital tech. One of my tenets as a consultant in digital health is that technology itself is not a solution. A technology is a tool which only becomes a solution when it is placed in a context of healthcare needs, provider, patient and caregiver workflows, and incorporates human interactions which close the loop on significant outlying data.