Looking across international borders for digital health tools

Mobi Health News

Panelists at the Connected Health Conference in Boston spoke about the importance of digital health alliances and learning from countries sometimes ignored in the space.

Communicating value, connectivity helps digital health tools succeed

Mobi Health News

Experts speaking at next week’s Connected Health Conference discuss the importance of technology adoption and how new tools can encourage stronger patient-provider relationships

NASA pilots UpToDate for clinical support tool in outer space

Mobi Health News

NASA will now be piloting the clinical decision support tool UpToDate, which gives users access to thousands of clinical resourcers, on the International Space Station.

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Babyscripts, Penn Medicine team up on postpartum hypertension tool

Mobi Health News

The duo plan to develop a product that is able to remotely monitor hypertensive patients and get them care faster.

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Accenture develops gamified VR tool to treat phantom limb

Mobi Health News

Accenture is now deploying its VR tool worldwide after completing initial studies in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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Teladoc adds back health tool for members

Mobi Health News

Teladoc teamed up with Telespine to give members videos and exercise programs that target lower back health.

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Survey: 90% of Americans use Digital Health Tools

BHM Healthcare Solutions

Consumers continue to embrace digital health tools, with 90% of respondents in a new Rock Health survey using at least one last year, up from 80% in 2016. The tools for doing so are proliferating, with mobile operating systems and various apps offering to track the information.

Technology Tool Tarnish – Facebook, Twitter, and Google

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Facebook is the company we increasingly love to hate – but boomers still ‘like’ it. Rant on. So much negative press , well deserved, about Facebook lately, including the lawsuit about knowingly duping children playing games.

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Infant, maternal mortality: How community input in tool development could save lives

Mobi Health News

Innovators are seeking new ways to address infant and maternal mortality rates, with a special focus on combating racial health disparities

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Digital physical therapy tool improved knee patients' recovery

Mobi Health News

Two papers from Sword Health's researchers suggest the company's Digital Therapist platform is well received and more effective than standard rehabilitation

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Vida Health unveils machine learning behavior tool, Sleep Health coaching program

Mobi Health News

Each new offering was designed to support consumers and members managing chronic disease, CEO Stephanie Tilenius said

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CMS Updates Opioid Mapping Tool

BHM Healthcare Solutions

CMS updated its Opioid Prescribing Mapping Tool to give users a more in-depth look at opioid prescribing rates across the U.S., CMS launched the tool in 2015, which featured Medicare Part D prescribing rates for 2013.

NIH awards $13.4M grant to support cognitive health research via mobile tools

Mobi Health News

The grant recipient, a Penn State research lab, will also be partnering with Sage Bionetworks to develop a standardized suite of tools for similar projects in the future.

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More than 100 digital health and care tools evaluated against key standards for NHS Apps Library

Mobi Health News

Approximately 120 apps are currently being evaluated by NHS Digital and two external assessors against key standards to be added to an NHS resource of trusted digital health and care tools for patients, citizens, healthcare professionals, and commissioners

Concepta Diagnostics launches new tool to track ovulation

Mobi Health News

The new app and monitoring system tests women's LH hormone level in order to detect ovulation and pregnancy.

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Google launches drug disposal tool, first real-world clinical use of ML for diabetes-related diseases

Mobi Health News

Google also announced that it is shutting down the Google Fit website on March 19.

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Notable launches wearable, voice-powered transcription tool

Mobi Health News

Wearables aren’t just for tracking steps anymore, as a new tool is helping doctors transcribe right from their smartwatch. This morning, voice-powered healthcare company Notable unveiled its latest technology, a voice-powered artificial intelligence wearable for doctors.

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Visualization Tools Help Put Data to Work

Perficient

Data analytics and visualization tools also allow for the smooth communication between practitioners and patients. Researchers with the U.S.

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Patient advocates: We can help innovators build digital health tools

Mobi Health News

From design to validation to deployment, any novel health tech innovation comes with a number of challenges and considerations that requires a coordinated effort from every stakeholder

IFRS 16: Struggling to Find a Lease Management Tool?

Perficient

Yet, the reporting tool to manage and calculate leases may not be ideal. Reviewing all possible reporting tools is nearly an impossible task for one person to accomplish. Part 1 of 3 Part Series.

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AI, workflow automation tool Olive secures $32.8M

Mobi Health News

Monday morning Olive, a healthcare software company that employs artificial intelligence to automate provider workflows, announced that it closed a $32.8 million Series D financing round led by Oak HC/FT and Ascension Ventures.

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eVisit - See How We Simplify Healthcare Delivery to Everyone, Everywhere

eVisit

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Review of self diagnostic tools remains inconclusive

Mobi Health News

Using the internet to self-diagnose that weird rash on your arm is fairly common. But the verdict is still out on whether or not direct-to-consumer diagnostic apps are effective or safe, according to a new review published in the journal Diagnosis.

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Amazon adds to its list of HIPAA-eligible machine learning tools

Mobi Health News

Amazon Translate, Amazon Comprehend and Amazon Transcribe will now be HIPAA eligible.

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PerfectServe acquires AI scheduling technology for physicians, mobile patient engagement tool

Mobi Health News

This morning the clinical communication and collaboration company announced that it would be acquiring Lightning Bolt Solutions and CareWire.

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SyncThink launches rental scheme for its VR concussion tool

Mobi Health News

The Boston-based startup is launching a new scheme that lets colleges and professional sports teams rent out its VR and eye-tracking technology.

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Technology Tool Tarnish – Facebook, Twitter, Google, and LinkedIn

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Facebook is the company we increasingly love to hate – but boomers still ‘like’ it. Rant on. So much negative press , well deserved, about Facebook lately, including the lawsuit about knowingly duping children playing games.

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Voice tech: Tool to unburden physicians, improve patient experience

Mobi Health News

Boston Children's Hospital chief innovation officer John Brownstein shares insights about the benefits and challenges and evolution with voice technologies amid the growing number of apps and interest from major companies and health systems.

NHS issues guidance on using instant messaging tools and more UK digital health news briefs

Mobi Health News

NHS England, NHS Digital, Public Health England and the Department of Health and Social Care have issued new guidance to help staff securely use instant messaging tools in acute clinical settings during emergency situations

Fitbit releases OS 3.0 for smartwatches, new dev tools, highlights third-party apps

Mobi Health News

The update looks to bring new health data and features to the forefront while streamlining the overall user experience

Innovators use digital tools to translate patient experiences into meaningful data

Mobi Health News

The MITRE Corperation's Kristina Sheridan shares how her life experince inspired the Patient Toolkit, which lets patients digitally record symptoms and treatment.

How to Start TOGAF With an Enterprise Architecture Tool

LeanIX

Building your dream architecture in the digitalized, agile world. TOGAF—The Open Group Architectural Framework—has been used by Enterprise Architects (EAs) as a common language to plot development strategies for more than 25 years. It’s big. Version 9.2

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Benchling gets $14.5M to build collaboration tools for biotechs, pharmas

Mobi Health News

Benchling, which offers a software suite for improving collaboration and productivity among life sciences and biotech researchers, has raised $14.5 million in series B funding. Benchmark led the round, with additional participation by F-Prime Capital and returning investor Thrive Capital

AI integration into workflows minimizes tools to ease doctor burden

Mobi Health News

Jennifer Esposito, general manager of Health and Life Sciences at Intel, explains how AI benefits workflows with its direct impact to be a seamless integration for physicians and the patient experience

Optina Diagnostics pulls $4M seed investment for Alzheimer's screening tool

Mobi Health News

The Montreal-based company uses spectral retinal imaging technology and AI to deliver a cheaper alternative to early Alzheimer's disease detection

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Canadian startups show off array of digital health tools

Mobi Health News

A cadre of Canadian digital health startups were at the forefront of a special HIMSS session organized by the Canadian government’s department of foreign affairs, trade, and development.

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.

Zipnosis quietly raises $3M for provider telemedicine tools

Mobi Health News

Minneapolis, Minnesota-based Zipnosis, which offers whitelabeled telemedicine tools to providers, quietly raised a $3 million funding round last week. The company confirmed the round but declined to name the investors. Their last round, in January 2016, was supported by Safeguard Scientifics, Ascension Ventures, Fairview Health Services, Hyde Park Venture Partners, Arthur Ventures, Waterline Ventures and Omphalos Ventures

Step-by-Step Use of Siebel Composer

Perficient

After much anticipation, it finally happened, we got a project where the client wanted to use Siebel version 18 (aka IP 2018), which meant that this project was going to be done primarily utilizing the Composer rather than Siebel Tools.

Medical communication tool Medici rakes in $22.4M

Mobi Health News

Today medical communication startup Medici announced that it has raised $22.4 million from executives coming from Citadel, Dell, Publix, and Starwood Capital, and other unnamed investors. The Austin, Texas-based startup is aimed at enabling asynchronous text messaging between care providers and patients.

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