After breathlessly ascending the peak of inflated expectations, and careening down through the trough of despair, digital health seems poised to re-emerge, battered but not beaten, in the form of digital medicine: digital health plus evidence plus humility. That was my key take-away from a fascinating and constructive meeting, the Harvard Digital Medicine Symposium, I was …

by Heather Smith

The pace of change is accelerating exponentially. Especially in healthcare, it’s being driven by technologies that are transforming the experience for both patients and clinicians. Clinicians need to be connected and mobile to deliver better patient care at the bedside, which really means making critical data available and secure, at their fingertips. For patients, it’s becoming all about …

by Heather Smith

Most Americans believe we live in a country with quality medical care—and have long considered it to be the best in the world. However, the reality is that life expectancy is declining as healthcare costs are rising; so, it’s no surprise that it’s becoming more and more expensive to afford medical care. Relying on personal savings or insurance may not …

by Heather Smith

The digital health industry has much work to do when it comes to developing technologies for underserved populations, including people of color, the LGBTQ community and women. It’s no secret digital health is iterating and evolving at breakneck speed. But many are starting to ask the question, “Are those technologies made with all in mind?” Industry …

by Heather Smith

These are truly extraordinary times. Technology holds the potential to change the world even more than it already has. The pace of change in our daily lives is accelerating exponentially – every minute, every day. Many are calling this the fourth industrial revolution centered on mobility, where the lines between physical, digital, and biological are blurring. These …

by Heather Smith

The number of people seeking online help with mental health issues including anxiety, and depression is rising. NHS Digital’s content designer Martine Gallie looks at how teams from NHS Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) teams can improve their online self-referral processes. Lessons for us all. Written by By Martine Gallie. 13 May 2019, First …

by Matt Grek

Communication of medical topics to the public, especially to children is a challenge and needs innovative approaches. New ECHAlliance member from the Serbian Ecosystem, ALIMS, (The Medicines and Medical Devices Agency of Serbia), in collaboration with AIFA and EDQM have published a ‘comic book’ aimed at raising awareness of the dangers from counterfeit medical products …

by Matt Grek

Healthcare providers are taking a closer look at their digital health programs and working on ways to improve access, open the door to new uses and find new ways to make mHealth data work for them. Republished from: https://mhealthintelligence.com/news/health-systems-are-taking-a-more-mature-look-at-digital-health By Eric Wicklund Health systems are starting to rethink their mHealth strategies – in terms of both …

by Matt Grek

First published on: https://reviewstocksvalue.com/2019/05/09/connected-health-and-wellness-devices-market-outlook-2014-2025-omron-healthcare-mckesson-philips-healthcare/ Global Connected Health And Wellness Devices Market Overview: The latest report on the Global Connected Health And Wellness Devices Market suggests a positive growth rate in the coming years. Analysts have studied the historical data and compared it with the current market scenario to determine the trajectory this market will take in the …

by Matt Grek

First published by DigitalHealth.London. Find out more about the DigitalHealth.London Ecosystem. Charlie Davie, UCLPartners Managing Director, reflects on the opportunities to improve patient care presented by the recent visit by three Israeli start-ups to build access to the NHS market. The challenges we face in the health and care system in the UK are global challenges …

by Matt Grek