A Concerning Gap in Cybersecurity for Medical Technology

Health Populi

Notwithstanding mass adoption of antivirus protection and firewalls among healthcare providers, there remains a security gap for biomedical technologies, according to a report from Zingbox. The post A Concerning Gap in Cybersecurity for Medical Technology appeared first on HealthPopuli.com.

Medical Technology: Going Beyond The Pill

Duane Boise

Companies are now being forced to go “beyond the pill” and creatively strategize for how to merge the healthcare of the past with the healthcare of the future, which is centered around technology. How these diseases are treated is changing drastically as a result of technological advancements.

Reviewing the Top Medical Technology of 2018

Electronic Health Reporter

Technological innovations are helping medical experts advance and improve the healthcare industry. Some of the technologies allow healthcare professionals to diagnose diseases with 100 percent accuracy. Technological advancements, […].

5 Reasons Medical Technology Appears to Fail

33 Charts

In medicine there’s an endemic mindset that if medical technology doesn’t work it will never work. The EHR, of course, is the poster child for technology’s failure in health care. But is the idea of a digital space for a patient’s medical information really a failed concept?

Remote Monitoring Devices Are The Future

Duane Boise

Technology is steadily involving and to think that it won’t affect the healthcare industry is an understatement. With wearable technology, patients vitals are going to be monitored in real time, their lifestyle will improve, and healthcare will be more accessible.

The Opportunities And Challenges Of Medical Robots

Duane Boise

The medical field has long been defined by advances that make it easier to save lives every day. Medical robots are one such major advancement in modern medicine. They revolutionize the way that medical procedures are performed by executing tasks with efficiency and without human error.

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What If Marie Kondo Reorganized Health Care in the U.S.?

Health Populi

Through my years advising health care providers, both hospital settings and physicians’, I’ve observed that new devices brought into an institution are additive and too often do not replace old technologies.

MedTech’s Role in Fighting the Opioid Epidemic

Duane Boise

However, through innovations in medical technology, this epidemic may soon be resolved. Medical professionals around the country believed these assertions, and soon began prescribing them much more frequently.

Tax Hikes For Medical Technology Industry Take Effect

Insulin Nation

On January 1, 2018, an Obama-era excise tax on medical device manufacturers went back into effect following a two-year suspension. As things now stand, the Medical Device Excise Tax (“MDET”) is levied upon manufacturers and importers, not upon the ultimate purchasers (buyers or users) of the products subject to tax. The medical device industry generates $150 billion in sales a year.

How Apps Are Making Healthcare Accessible For Low-Income Individuals

Duane Boise

Health care’s quality has leapt so far, so quickly; advances in medical technology unthinkable only decades past have rendered the diagnosis and treatment of many illnesses an exercise in simplicity.

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How Emergency Medical Services Are Advancing And Why That’s Important

Duane Boise

As technology continues to advance past one’s wildest dreams, it should come as no surprise that many fields are adapting and developing at a rapid pace as well – mostly for the sake of keeping up with the times. Air Medical Services.

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The Fight For A More Mobile-Centric Patient Experience

Duane Boise

Thanks to research and development advancements made by MMJ Technologies, consumers are realizing that all of these areas may only be temporary – and they are demanding a more mobile-centric experience. Wearable Technology.

The Link Between Healthcare And Technology In Florida

Duane Boise

Some attendees from SUP-X’s conference weighed in on what they feel has been absent from our healthcare system and what up-and-coming technologies are necessary to fill those voids: Technology should put patients in front of doctors at much quicker intervals.

Shelly Palmer De-Hypes CES 2019 & Has Lessons for Health/Care

Health Populi

These skills are already helping make health care better for providers in medical practice and consumers and caregivers at home for aging support, medication adherence, and mental health. ” This fast network technology is very promising, but it’s not here yet.

New Battery Technology and Medical Innovations

Duane Boise

Battery technology is always advancing, constantly on the brink of a revolutionary development. In a recent publication of Medical Design and Outsourcing, “ three experts from Integer, a global leader in medical device outsourcing ,” weighed in on these advancements.

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Closing the Digital Health Gap Between Consumers and Physicians

Health Populi

One-third of physicians have concerns about using virtual care services, such as medical errors that may result, access to technology, and data security.

How Med Tech CMOs Are Recruiting Influencers And Helping Patients Through Online Groups

Duane Boise

Today, medical tech CMOs are now recruiting influencers to help patients in new and innovative ways using the internet. With access to millions of patients worldwide, med techs are now able to collect valuable information and medical history from specific groups of individuals at any time.

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How Virtual Reality Can Improve the Patient Experience in Healthcare

Duane Boise

When learning that the first heart rate monitor was invented in 1977, it is surprising to look at how far medical technologies have advanced– and those advances are just the beginning. billion dollars, primarily driven by recent advancements in healthcare information technology.

A Smarter Home for Healthy Living at CES 2019….and a nod to Microsoft

Health Populi

by providers, health plans, and even a pretty huge technology company noted in the Hot Points below. Dozens of companies’ technologies are integrated into this home. Health begins at home.

Heart Health at #CES2019 – Food and Tech as Medicine

Health Populi

Self-care is the new health care as patients, now consumers at greater financial risk for medical spending, are learning. Using food and tech as medicine can help people avoid going on medications like statins and others for heart health.

The Venture Valkyrie’s Next AdVenture

Health Populi

Ron Popeil couldn’t incorporate this many features into a contraption – yes, she slices and dices healthcare and technology, places bets on the best of them, and she deploys a whole lot more tools in her Mary Poppins-rich toolbox.

Using Artificial Intelligence to Invent New Medical Tests

Duane Boise

Using machines to invent new medical tests and provide diagnosis for patients will forever change the future of healthcare. All of this data obtained from medical experts can be utilized much easier through Artificial Intelligence.

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Disruption Is Healthcare’s New Normal

Health Populi

Just this week, JAMA features a Viewpoint column titled, How Disruptive Innovation by Business and Technology Firms Could Improve Population Health. ” Now, turn to the Reaction Data study’s chart on which technologies will have the biggest impact.

Using AI-Fueled Tech to Bring Digital Health Care to Millions

Duane Boise

The report furthers that AI clinical support will strengthen medical image diagnosis processes and use AI solutions for hospital workflows will enhance care delivery.

Heart-Love – Omron’s Holy Grail of Blood Pressure Tracking on the Wrist

Health Populi

Omron has been one of the few consumer-facing digital health companies that has taken the long-view and done the work to file for FDA clearance for a medical-grade technology that mainstream consumers can use.

Re-Imagining Healthcare – a Lesson from Von Clausewitz in the Fog of War

Health Populi

When you’re on the battlefield and you can’t see what lies ahead, go high, recommended General Von Clausewitz in his book, On War.

If Data Is The New Oil in Healthcare, Will It Be Safe to Drink? The Accenture Digital Health Tech Vision 2018

Health Populi

With the vast majority of patients’ medical records now digitized in electronic health records systems, the opportunities to mine, learn from, and act on the findings are promising for U.S. Micro-services, APIs, blockchain, and other technology building blocks, Accenture recommends.

What the Pew Data on Americans’ Views on Technology Means for Healthcare

Health Populi

Most Americans say that pharmaceutical manufacturers, banks, advertisers, energy firms, and tech companies have too much power and influence in today’s American economy, according to Public Attitudes Toward Technology Companies , a research report from the Pew Research Center.

Will Digital Healthcare Technology Disrupt Independent Physicians

Perficient

With the increased usage of digital healthcare technology, will the independent physician still be able to maintain the walk-in base of customers? This blog will explore a few trends implying that digital healthcare technology could be the future of care. Medical Technology High Cost. Digital healthcare technology is here to stay. New technologies encourage us to grow both mentally and professionally. Why fear change?

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.

What is DeepMind’s AI?

Duane Boise

With every day that passes, more technology enters the market. This helps medical professionals in various ways to get patients the care they deserve. DeepMind’s AI is a new technology that is promising to transform the way that eye professionals assist people who feel they might need treatment as far as their eyesight is concerned. The AI that was created is a technology that can use statistical analysis to look into the eye at the retinal level.

Key to innovation in healthcare

Mobi Health News

Claus Duedal Pedersen, Chief Innovation Officer for the Centre for Innovative Medical Technology at the Odense University Hospital in Denmark, talks about shortening the road from academic research to the practical world of the healthcare system

USFDA grants breakthrough designation for AWAK’s Peritoneal Dialysis device

Mobi Health News

HealthTech.Belgium: Speeding up innovation in Europe

Mobi Health News

The project is a collaborative effort of three industry associations: the Belgian Federation of Technology Companies (Agoria), the Belgian Federation of the Medical Technology Industry (beMed-Tech), and the Belgian Association of Hospital Managers (ABDH

Telemedicine Trends to Watch in 2018

Arizona Telemedicine Program

Recent technological advancements have changed the way we see the world, paving the way for the growth of concepts such as telemedicine in the field of medical technology.

I will no longer say “turning the corner” when it comes to telemedicine

LinkousThink

Medical systems are integrating remote health care into the normal delivery of care. medical technology profit TelemedicineFor years we talked about reaching the point when telemedicine services became self-sustaining outside of temporary grants, going from promise to reality. We have long passed the point of telemedicine being a new application. After eighteen years the corner is turned and I promise to put that phrase away.

University of South Carolina, Siemens Healthineers Open Innovation Think Tank Lab

Healthcare Informatics

The University of South Carolina and medical technology company Siemens Healthineers have opened their Innovation Think Tank (ITT) Lab, designed to be an innovation hub where stakeholders can solve issues in healthcare, artificial intelligence

Women and Heart Attacks: How Technology Can Provide Early Detection

Electronic Health Reporter

With a recent study revealing a substantial rise in heart attacks among younger women, developers of cardiac medical technology are seeking to help reverse this trend. This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited.

Healthcare Privacy and Ethics In The Age Of Technology

Electronic Health Reporter

Advancements in medical technology grant modern patients access to better care than ever before, but they also come with serious privacy concerns. The article Healthcare Privacy and Ethics In The Age Of Technology appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

Ava expands into Asia with new Hong Kong office

Mobi Health News

Ava, a medical technology company focused on innovations in women's reproductive health, yesterday announced their expansion into Asia with the launch of an office in Hong Kong.