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Best Buy is looking into healthcare with an eye toward seniors

Looks like another retailer is turning its attention to the healthcare sector.<p>Best Buy sees a few opportunities to make moves within the space, …

Health Care

Artificial Intelligence Will Redesign Healthcare

Artificial intelligence has an unimaginable potential. Within the next couple of years, it will revolutionize every area of our life, including …

Apple Watch Relieves Cancer Patients of a Major Burden, Study Finds

The Mayo Clinic study has huge implications for the future.<p>If you’re one of those people that still doesn’t take emojis seriously, you might want to …

Mayo Clinic

How big data is being used to tackle chronic disease in Scotland

Scotland is leading the way within the field of precision medicine, but how is big data helping tackle chronic disease?

DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: Apple Watch adding EKG monitoring feature — Theranos gets $100 million in financing — Accenture and Roche partner to improve tumor board solution

<i>Welcome to Digital Health Briefing, a new morning email providing the latest news, data, and insight on how digital technology is disrupting the healthcare ecosystem, produced by BI Intelligence.</i><p><i>Have feedback? We'd like to hear from you. Write me at:</i> <i>aaouad@businessinsider</i>.com<p><b>WHY APPLE IS LOOKING TO</b> …

Your smartphone as medicine: Digital therapy is here to stay

Most digital therapies today focus on complex chronic conditions, like obesity, diabetes, and mental illness. Chronic care is a good fit for digital …

Digital transformation: Managing data to transform the NHS

Graham Bennett, director of healthcare, Insource, looks at the wider digital transformation currently being undertaken by the NHS<p>In his keynote …

Why This FDA Approval Could Be a Huge Deal for Apple

The FDA approval for an Apple Watch accessory could be the first step in a long journey that could amount to huge profitability for the iPhone …

DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: Fitbit data could predict readmission rates — Humana's new digital medication management tool — Interoperability complicates Aurora-Advocate merger

<i>Welcome to Digital Health Briefing, a new morning email providing the latest news, data, and insight on how digital technology is disrupting the healthcare ecosystem, produced by BI Intelligence.</i><p><i>Have feedback? We'd like to hear from you. Write me at:</i> lbeaver@businessinsider.com<i>.</i><p><b>FITBIT DATA AIDS</b> …

For a dollar, an AI will examine your medical scan

A company called Zebra Medical Vision (Zebra-Med) has unveiled a new service called Zebra AI1 that uses algorithms to examine your medical scans for a dollar each. The deep learning engine can examine CT, MRI and other scans and automatically detect lung, liver, heart and bone diseases. New …

Healthcare Horizons: Startups And Technologies Poised To Have The Greatest Impact On Healthcare

Healthcare is changing around the world. The very definition of medicine is now up for debate. Across digital health, biotechnology, and the medical …

More transparency needed on precision medicine coverage

A new policy adopted at the 2017 AMA Interim Meeting seeks to facilitate consistent coverage of genetic medicine and more transparency in how …

Patient Engagement through Personalized Consumer Health – GeekWire

As we’ve talked about in previous pieces, the Providence St. Joseph Health (PSJH) digital strategy is to first deliver a 10x better experience online …

Future-proofing precision medicine: IT leaders, clinicians and patients must prepare for changes

Precision medicine is no longer just a buzzword, so teams must prime their infrastructure and educate clinicians now.

Staying ahead of diseases with personalized healthcare

It’s an all-too-familiar story: having a close family member or friend go through the ordeal of cancer treatment. The typical scenario would include …

The future of elderly care is co-created

About the author<p>Ophelie Durand has worked as Policy and Project Officer at AGE Platform Europe since April 2012. She follows urban policies, …

Smart Cities

Part 1: Building a common language: why we need a periodic table for technology-supported ageing

March 17, 2017 | Written by: Lilian Myers and Nicola Palmarini<p>Share this post:<p>No matter where we live, most of us, as individuals, believe in quality …

Graphene Wearable Could Help Regulate Diabetes

The stretchable patch can monitor blood glucose levels and deliver medication when necessary.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn …

This Doctor Diagnosed His Own Cancer with an iPhone Ultrasound - MIT Technology Review

Every marketer wants the perfect story to tell. But if you’re in medicine, you don’t want it to be about yourself.<p>Earlier this year, vascular surgeon …

Medical Technology

Digital Therapeutics: The Future of Health Care Will Be App-Based

Last month, healthcare startup Omada Health secured a $50 million C round led by major insurer Cigna, which brings the 5-year-old company’s total funding to over $127 million. That kind of nine-figure investment isn’t unusual for a company with the next blockbuster drug or game changing medical …

Digital Health

The Ultimate List of What We Can 3D Print in Medicine And Healthcare!

3D printing has demonstrated huge potential for the future of medicine in the previous years, and its development is unstoppable. Just look at the …

New At-Home DNA Tests Might Help You Lose Weight, Manage Pain, And Ward Off Disease

New, at-home genetic kits mine your DNA for detailed data, including odds of future health problems and suggested personalized workout and nutrition plans. <i>(Transform your health with 365 days of slimming secrets, wellness tips, and motivation—get your 2018</i> Prevention <i>calendar and health planner</i> …

Weight Loss

Startup’s needle-free drug injector gets commercialization deal

Certain treatments for patients suffering from chronic diseases, such as inflammatory bowel diseases, require multiple intravenous or subcutaneous …

Introducing Emily — the chatbot that talks about end-of-life.

Today, we introduce Emily™, a chatbot that addresses a huge challenge: Getting people to plan for end of life. It’s the most important conversation …

Health Care

Predicting Analytics: 3 Big Data Trends in Healthcare

Advancements in <b>Big Data processing tools, data</b> <b>mining</b> <b>and data organization</b> are causing market research firms to predict huge gains in the predictive …

Big Data

Precision medicine is rapidly advancing. Precision public health could be next - STAT

Essentially, it’s the thought that if doctors could pinpoint populations with genetic vulnerabilities — like those prone to obesity, depression, or …

Why The Future Of High-Quality Primary Care Is Concierge Medicine

For the vast majority of people, their health and the health of their loved ones are their most precious assets. Unfortunately, in life – at some point – ill health is almost inevitable. When necessary, who would not want the very best medical care possible? The problem is that for a great many …

Digital Health

McKesson spinoff Change Healthcare bets big on blockchain

Change Healthcare has signed on with the Linux Foundation's blockchain-focused Hyperledger initiative, the first healthcare organization to join the …

THE RETAILIZATION OF HEALTHCARE

A $69 billion dollar deal between CVS and Aetna, potentially creating the largest integrated delivery network (IDN) in commercial markets, has …

Digital Health

3D printed tantalum knee joint implanted in a Chinese patient

Zhang Jingui regained mobility a day after he had received the surgery. Photo: CQCB.com<p>A Chinese patient recently received a knee-revision surgery …

Medical Technology