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Technology's role as providers work to reinvent primary care models

While large hospitals and health systems launch many of the pilots and implementations of digital health in their specialist care wings, primary care …

Legal health isn’t easy for digital health companies

With the recent announcement of the Apple CareKit, an open-source platform to simplify the development of healthcare apps for iOS devices, it appears that the digital health industry is primed to become even more robust in 2016.<p>Over the past year, digital health companies raised about $4.5 billion …

The CIO Checklist For Choosing The Right Enterprise IoT Platform

Enterprise CIOs have moved beyond the point of evangelizing and selling Internet of Things to internal stakeholders to implementing the right IoT strategy for the organization. They are evaluating a variety of technologies ranging from open source software to turnkey IoT platforms to cloud-based …

Mobile health tech looks promising, but does it work?

Smartphone apps, health-monitoring devices and wearable sensors that collect real-time data have the potential to help Americans improve their heart health. But right now, there is not enough evidence to evaluate whether all this technology can actually change people's health behaviors, a new paper …

AHA statement on mobile health released (summary)

<b>Diabetes</b><p>Systematic reviews and meta-analyses suggest benefits (one large systematic review indicated reduction in A1c of 0.5 over 6 mos) but the …

3 Critical Fixes for the US Health Care System (Op-Ed)

<i>Anmol Madan is co-founder and CEO of Ginger.io, which provides digital mental health support for people with depression and anxiety. Madan has</i> …

Mental Health

How CVS uses telehealth, EHRs to improve patient care | FierceHealthcare

While telemedicine and electronic health records are helping health providers to improve the quality of care delivered to patients, they also are …

6 Ways Digital Health Transformed Healthcare in 2014

<i>Fard Johnmar, founder of Enspektos describes 6 major gifts digital health has granted doctors, patients, caregivers and others during 2014.</i><p>There’s a …

Text Messages Can Increase Compliance With Taking Medications, Study Finds

<i>Broad implications for health care providers and insurers</i><p>Nearly one third of patients taking medication to lower lipids and control blood pressure are noncompliant with their medications—medications that can be important for preventing progression of coronary artery disease or a preventing a stroke.<p>…

Moving Mobile Health Past The Hype

Imagine if the iPod could only play Frank Sinatra songs, or if the latest iPhone version was a not-so-smart-phone with just text, email and a weather app. It’s not just the existence of mobile computers we call smart phones that has changed our lives in profound ways, but the content delivered by …

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The Case for Prescribing a Patient Engagement App

It is widely believed that a redesigned healthcare delivery model will put patients at the center. It stands to reason that healthcare spending is …