Going Digital for Health Is a New-Normal for Consumers

Health Populi

Using digital health tech is a new normal for U.S. consumers, including Seniors, found in the 2018 digital health consumer survey from Deloitte. The title of the report, “Consumers are on board with virtual health options,” summarizes the bullish outlook for telehealth.

Why It's Time to Embrace Telemedicine

eVisit

What’s this new thing called Telemedicine? For starters, it’s not new! I t’s more than 40 years old and was developed as a way to use improvements in communication technology to bring quality medical diagnoses and care to individuals in remote parts of the world.

Blood Pressure From the Wrist for the First Time – Welcome, Omron HeartGuide

Health Populi

Furthermore, let’s get real about health care costs, which of course, is a Health Populi /THINK-Health modus vivendi. Lest we forget, this medical device also performs consumer health tracking like activity (steps and distance), calories burned, and sleep monitoring.

What has Telemedicine done for You Lately?

eVisit

You’ve discussed it in strategy meetings, you’ve overheard your competitors talking about it at conferences, and maybe patients have even asked about it: telemedicine. Why do you need it in your organization?

Improving Health outcomes with Telemedicine

eVisit

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.

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

eVisit

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.

mHealth: A Game-Changer In Healthcare Industry

Affle

The Healthcare industry is rapidly recognizing the benefits of mobility in health and fitness. Nowadays, mobile health represents an integrated system of health care in which health data become interoperable among doctors, patients, providers, and electronic records. Infact, sometimes it breaks down barriers and the stigma associated with seeking out health services. mHealth – changing the social contract between patients and doctors.

The Digital Health Consumer According to Rock Health

Health Populi

Looking for health information online is just part of being a normal, mainstream health consumer, according to the third Rock Health Digital Health Consumer Adoption Survey published this week. adults were online health information hunters.

Mobile Health Cloud vs Privacy Regulations

Healthcare Exchange Standards

The discussion started with an article " Warning mHealth security fears are opening doors to app and device innovation " summarizing a study done by Ketchum. This problem of mobile-applications and Privacy is not unique to Healthcare. Mobile applications and the cloud are not limited by physical boarders, so they really need to look at the world.

mhealth: Pushing digital transformation in the healthcare industry

Affle

Healthcare industry has been one of the early and passionate adopters of mobile technology. But due to increasing patient’s demand for health and fitness related technologies, the industry experienced a tectonic shift by adopting new technologies.

Telemedicine, Telehealth, and mHealth Bolster Health Independence and Healthcare Related Quality of Life

The Arizona Telemedicine Program Blog

In healthcare, telemedicine, telehealth, and mobile health (mHealth) technologies can help us maintain or improve our health more independently by enabling us to track our health, and access and connect with expert care from where we are.

What Do Tomorrow’s Doctors REALLY Think of mHealth Technology?

mHealth Insight

Nathan Ratner, a third-year medical student at the University of Minnesota and third-place finisher in last year’s Elsevier Hackathon in Finland, talks to Eric Wicklund at mHealth Intelligence, about the promise of mobile health technology. mHealth Insight.

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.

Who will regulate mHealth? Patient Engagement at Crossroads; New Alliance Takes On Interoperability

Chilmark Research

As we’ve reported in a previous post , HIMSS13 afforded enormous buzz and less enlightenment regarding the state of health IT, particularly the four key areas we see as essential to this industry making a true difference in patient care. Public vs. Private Oversight of Mobile Health.

Omri Shor of Medisafe presents targeted medication adherence tools – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

For example, reminding a diabetic patient aged 50 or above that their health matters to their family yields about a 20% increase in patient engagement (which translates to medication adherence), while the same messaging delivered to a millennial yields only a 5% increase. “So

Omri Shor of Medisafe presents targeted medication adherence tools – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

For example, reminding a diabetic patient aged 50 or above that their health matters to their family yields about a 20% increase in patient engagement (which translates to medication adherence), while the same messaging delivered to a millennial yields only a 5% increase. “So

Omri Shor of Medisafe presents targeted medication adherence tools – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

For example, reminding a diabetic patient aged 50 or above that their health matters to their family yields about a 20% increase in patient engagement (which translates to medication adherence), while the same messaging delivered to a millennial yields only a 5% increase. “So

Omri Shor of Medisafe presents targeted medication adherence tools – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

For example, reminding a diabetic patient aged 50 or above that their health matters to their family yields about a 20% increase in patient engagement (which translates to medication adherence), while the same messaging delivered to a millennial yields only a 5% increase. “So

Omri Shor of Medisafe presents targeted medication adherence tools – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

For example, reminding a diabetic patient aged 50 or above that their health matters to their family yields about a 20% increase in patient engagement (which translates to medication adherence), while the same messaging delivered to a millennial yields only a 5% increase. “So

Omri Shor of Medisafe presents targeted medication adherence tools – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

For example, reminding a diabetic patient aged 50 or above that their health matters to their family yields about a 20% increase in patient engagement (which translates to medication adherence), while the same messaging delivered to a millennial yields only a 5% increase. “So

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.

Dave Ryan, Intel GM for IoT in Healthcare and the Future of Remote Care – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

My guest for this edition is Dave Ryan, Intel GM for Health and Life Sciences at its Internet of Things Group. IoT is not necessarily just about remote sensors, and in fact the IoT story is two different stories – one inside the health care facility, and one outside.

Dave Ryan, Intel GM for IoT in Healthcare and the Future of Remote Care – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

My guest for this edition is Dave Ryan, Intel GM for Health and Life Sciences at its Internet of Things Group. IoT is not necessarily just about remote sensors, and in fact the IoT story is two different stories – one inside the health care facility, and one outside.

Dave Ryan, Intel GM for IoT in Healthcare and the Future of Remote Care – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

My guest for this edition is Dave Ryan, Intel GM for Health and Life Sciences at its Internet of Things Group. IoT is not necessarily just about remote sensors, and in fact the IoT story is two different stories – one inside the health care facility, and one outside.

Dave Ryan, Intel GM for IoT in Healthcare and the Future of Remote Care – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

My guest for this edition is Dave Ryan, Intel GM for Health and Life Sciences at its Internet of Things Group. IoT is not necessarily just about remote sensors, and in fact the IoT story is two different stories – one inside the health care facility, and one outside.

Dave Ryan, Intel GM for IoT in Healthcare and the Future of Remote Care – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

My guest for this edition is Dave Ryan, Intel GM for Health and Life Sciences at its Internet of Things Group. IoT is not necessarily just about remote sensors, and in fact the IoT story is two different stories – one inside the health care facility, and one outside.

Dave Ryan, Intel GM for IoT in Healthcare and the Future of Remote Care – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

My guest for this edition is Dave Ryan, Intel GM for Health and Life Sciences at its Internet of Things Group. IoT is not necessarily just about remote sensors, and in fact the IoT story is two different stories – one inside the health care facility, and one outside.

Dave Ryan, Intel GM for IoT in Healthcare and the Future of Remote Care – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

My guest for this edition is Dave Ryan, Intel GM for Health and Life Sciences at its Internet of Things Group. IoT is not necessarily just about remote sensors, and in fact the IoT story is two different stories – one inside the health care facility, and one outside.

FDA and Digital Health Regulation

Health Blawg

The FDA had a digital health banner day on December 7, announcing one final guidance and two draft guidance documents (with a 60-day comment period). Collectively, these guidances cover a range of digital health issues, and it is worth reading FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb’s statement about them as well as each individual document: Clinical and Patient Decision Support Software (CDS and PDS) (Draft). Health Care Law and Consulting.

A tale of two tech titans hoping to help healthcare

Health Blawg

Apple recently announced its foray into the personal health record market. Its initial offering is limited to a handful of health care systems, and the data collected and placed in the palms of our hands is PHR data, not full EHR data, as some outlets had reported, but the rollout has certainly engaged the commentariat in a deep dive into the pros and cons of Apple’s latest move in the healthcare sphere. Health Care Law and Consulting. It was the best of times.

Dave Ryan, Intel GM for IoT in Healthcare and the Future of Remote Care – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

My guest for this edition is Dave Ryan, Intel GM for Health and Life Sciences at its Internet of Things Group. We spoke at the Connected Health conference in Boston, an annual get-together of innovators in digital health and healthcare transformation which has long been on my list of regular stops on the conference circuit. It is critical in terms of health and wellness. Health Care Law and Consulting. It is critical in terms of health and wellness.

Five Ways Digital Technologies can Address Cancer

The Digital Health Corner

Few have rivaled targeted cancer therapies based on digital health, specifically genomics in scope and breadth. IBM Watson Health has recently partnered with Quest Diagnostics to provide clinicians with recommended “… unbiased, evidence-based approaches based on a detailed view of the tumor’s mutations, scientific journals, and MSK’s OncoKB, a precision oncology knowledge base.” Three impressive mobile apps in the oncology space are: a.

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. The NIDA of the NIH has a group of evidence-based screening tools for adolescents and adults to be used by health professionals. The classification of substance abuse as a chronic condition by the ACA has implications with regards to digital health.

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. Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) have been woefully underfunded and have fallen short of their vision.

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 fastest path to widespread adoption of these technologies is the application to the most pressing public health needs.

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. Electronic health records purchase, maintenance, and associated technologies (analytics, digital imaging, patient monitoring, etc) are now necessary big-ticket items in healthcare.

Digital Health Technologies for Alzheimer’s Disease

The Digital Health Corner

In a previous post I discussed the merits of music as an ideal digital health tool. Public health policy might very well change as a result of such outcome studies. digitalhealth Alzheimer's disease digital health health insurance healthcare economics Healthcare IT medical apps medical devices mHealth mobile health music palliative care patient advocacy patient engagement psychology smartphone apps technology #hcldr ACOs caregiver healthcare healthcare reform

A tale of two tech titans hoping to help healthcare

Health Blawg

Apple recently announced its foray into the personal health record market. The road to hell is paved with good intentions, and the road to our digital health utopia of seamless data interoperability and transparency is littered with rusted hulks of other really great ideas.

A tale of two tech titans hoping to help healthcare

Health Blawg

Apple recently announced its foray into the personal health record market. The road to hell is paved with good intentions, and the road to our digital health utopia of seamless data interoperability and transparency is littered with rusted hulks of other really great ideas.

Five Ways a Good Digital Health Registry Addresses Healthcare System Needs

The Digital Health Corner

It is also essential to all true value-based reimbursement models being discussed or implemented in health care. The lack of outcomes measurement has slowed down reimbursement reform and led to hesitancy among health care providers to embrace accountability for results…” Data sets derived from registries or any patient portal can be used in the development of PRO standards.