The Latest Health Technology Vision and Consumer Behavior Insights From Accenture

Health Populi

The COVID-19 pandemic hastened digital transformation for both the health care industry and for individuals — as health consumers, patients, caregivers, and health citizens.

Keeping up with the rapid developments in mobile health technology

KevinMD

Tech Cardiology Health ITI had the opportunity to participate in a day-long meeting sponsored by the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS). The goal was to help HRS develop recommendations for physicians and industry on providing patients access to information generated by wearable and implantable cardiac electronic devices. The organizers invited me to provide the viewpoint of an educated patient. I can’t […]. Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com.

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Aging and Health Technology Watch 2020 Research – A Recap

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Voice, Health, and Wellbeing 2020. Although work is being explored in using the voice as a health diagnostic tool, most uses today are rudimentary and/or experimental. This report interview 21 pioneering health and research executives.

Best Health Technologies In 2019 That Executives Should Look Into

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Harry Conley, health writer, LuckyAssignments.com and GumEssays.com. Healthcare technology is advancing quickly and this is precisely why executives need to be aware of all new technologies that can make their healthcare organisation more efficient and more impactful. This may seem difficult – staying on top of things and implementing new technologies always is, but […].

Five Aging and Health Technology Blog Posts from September 2020

Aging in Place Technology Watch

These include GreatCall’s new Lively Flip phone with voice services and the announcement that Amazon’s Alexa has added 80,000 answers to healthcare questions through a partnership with Digital Health company Sharecare. What happens when people avoid health-related in-person care?

Test driving health technology for the longest space journey yet

Mobi Health News

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

Using digital health technology to manage aging populations

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Population Health Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: Using digital health technology to manage aging populations Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Europe/UK

Saving More Lives with Smart Electronic Health Technologies

Electronic Health Reporter

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.

Four Aging and Health Technology Blog Posts from July 2020

Aging in Place Technology Watch

As with other market segments, the hearing health market saw the opportunity to promote their teleaudiology (or tele-audiology ) services for those who already own telehealth-capable hearing aids that may need adjustment. For older adults, July was a few steps forward… And a few back.

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

Electronic Health Reporter

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.

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.

Investors double down on health technology as funding reaches $9.1B in 2020

FierceHealthIT

Investors double down on health technology as funding reaches $9.1B in 2020. hlandi. Wed, 07/01/2020 - 14:21

Global investment in mental health technology surges above half a billion pounds

Mobi Health News

But the sector still makes up just 15% of overall investment in the digital health market.

Aging and Health Technology Blog Posts from September 2020

Aging in Place Technology Watch

These include GreatCall’s new Lively Flip phone with voice services and the announcement that Amazon’s Alexa has added 80,000 answers to healthcare questions through a partnership with Digital Health company Sharecare. What happens when people avoid health-related in-person care? Family concerns about health and Covid-19 also continue to delay or prevent some move-ins to senior living communities. Five offerings from the Rock Health Aging in Place report.

Separating trustworthy health technologies from the 'shiny objects'

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

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Digital health technologies come with 'responsibility of imagining unintended consequences'

Mobi Health News

Speaking today in Boston, Luminary Labs CEO Sara Holoubek urged listeners to embrace ethics-focused practices within their organizations

Five Aging and Health Technology Blog Posts from June 2020

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Here is where we were on technology adoption at the start of the pandemic, and the wave of telehealth interest heated up. And a plethora of companies raised their hands to offer their engagement technology for free. Will technology become standard in senior living and nursing homes? In the time of Covid-19, some are talking about an increasing use of technology in their nursing homes. The pictures associated with some of these introductions of technology were bleak.

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.

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.

Six Covid-19 Aging and Health Technology blog posts from May 2020

Aging in Place Technology Watch

We wait and watch to see what will be different, especially for older adults and their access to technology, moving forward. Here are six blog posts from a May unlike any previous: Could technology improve nursing homes? Companies continue to invent and introduce technology. After Covid-19, When the care recipient is elsewhere, what’s next for technology? Technology usage has climbed sharply during Covid-19. May was an unmerry month of angst and abject failure.

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.

One on One Interview with Rachel Francine, CEO and Co-Founder of Music Health Technologies

Digital Health Today

My name is Rachel Francine and I am the co-founder and CEO of musical health technologies, we created a digital health platform, Singfit. Carrie: Tell me a little bit about yourself and what brings you to the Connected Health Conference? So my background is in technology, I’ve been working on the internet since 1996. Carrie: What do you think is the biggest challenge that those involved in the digital health space face today?

How Tech Is Improving the Lives of Seniors

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Technology dominates the frontier of healthcare. Due to the growing elderly population, a lot of recently developed medical technology is meant to improve the lives of seniors.

How Tech Is Being Used to Improve and Expand Mental Health Options

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Technology is changing different sectors, including the mental health sector. The article How Tech Is Being Used to Improve and Expand Mental Health Options appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

Health technology company Color scores $75M funding round to scale its infrastructure

FierceHealthIT

Color, a health technology and precision genomics company, has raised $75 million in a series D funding round led by T. The Burlingame, California-based company counts Apple, Verily, Northshore University HealthSystem, the Teamsters Health and Welfare Fund of Philadelphia and Vicinity, and now Sanford Health among its partners Rowe Funds and Viking Global Investors.

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

CareWire

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

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

Lloyd Price

TELUS Health, a Canadian organization committed to driving healthcare efficiencies and enhanced patient experiences through the use of advanced technology; and Babylon, one of the world’s leading digital health companies, have come together to provide doctors and patients in Canada with access to virtual healthcare technology solutions and services.

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

ConnectedHealth

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.

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

Lloyd Price

ANDHealth ANDHealth is a not-for-profit company that was established in 2017 by a consortium of industry partners.The goal of ANDHealth is to develop a more effective ecosystem to support Australian digital health companies as they navigate the commercialisation pathway to institutional investment and international market entry. DIGITAL HEALTH: CREATING A NEW GROWTH INDUSTRY FOR AUSTRALIAREPORT The rapid changes driven by the Fourth Industrial Revolution(Industry 4.0)1

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

Lloyd Price

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]. Informed and empowered patients also take better care of their health, which contributes to the last element of the Quadruple Aim – lower cost of care.

Virtual Care For Chronic Disease Management

Electronic Health Reporter

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. Editorial home health technology home healthcare Lee Horner Synzi Virtual Care TechnologyIllegal copying is prohibited. By Lee Horner, CEO, Synzi.

Apple Watch Series 4: Intelligent Guardian for Your Health

33 Charts

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. The post Apple Watch Series 4: Intelligent Guardian for Your Health appeared first on 33 Charts. Digital Health Technology Apple Watch Digital health

How Digital Technology Is Helping With Cancer Health Issues

Electronic Health Reporter

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. Cancer is still one major topic that is always up in the air in regards to benefits it can gain from technology. The article How Digital Technology Is Helping With Cancer Health Issues appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

How To Use the Latest Discoveries for Self-Improvement

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Now that we are in 2019, its time to really take your health seriously. We aren’t talking about the usual “let’s lose a few pounds” as a New Year’s resolution; what we mean is taking advantage of the technology, information and health products available these days that can help your health today, tomorrow, and the […].

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

CiscoHealth

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]

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