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Just 15% of Hospitals Use Predictive Analytics Infrastructure

March 24, 2015 - A mere 15 percent of hospitals are using advanced predictive analytics to stay one step ahead of preventable hospital readmissions, …

Big Data

The state of the Industry Cloud in the healthcare sector

Cloud adoption is accelerating among medical providers as they realize the limits of traditional EHR systems, but there are many hurdles to overcome …

Digital Health

Startups Are Finally Hacking Healthcare

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Tim Chang is managing director at Mayfield Fund where he leads consumer investing practice with a focus on the Internet of Things, consumerized health & wellness, crowdsourcing, collaborative consumption, mobile-first service and product marketplaces, vertical communities, and</i> …

I.T MAN

VCs Investing To Heal U.S. Healthcare<br>The U.S. healthcare system is sick, but increasingly early stage investors are spending money on new technology …

Healthcare IT VC Funding Tops $2.2 Billion in 2013

Healthcare IT VC funding reached record levels in 2013 totaling $2.2 billion in 571 deals compared to $1.2 billion in 163 deals in 2012, according to …

Do People Really Want to Tech Their Way to Health?

In the afterglow of the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), away from the neon lights of Las Vegas, 4D curved TV screens, and uber-hip Google Glass wearers, a big question remains: Do we, the people, really want to tech our way to self-health?<p>The number of digital health companies exhibiting at …

Can Silicon Valley VC Apply Lessons From Uber To Disrupt Fortified Healthcare Incumbents?

Several tweets today from Benchmark Capital partner Bill Gurley suggests that the legendary VC firm – famous for backing eBay, Uber, OpenTable, and Yelp, among others – may be preparing to get serious about healthcare, aggressively crowdsourcing the search for new opportunities.<p>“Spending time …

How the industrial internet will help you to stop worrying and love the data

Over the last 200 years, the world has experienced several waves of innovation, which successful companies learned to navigate. The Industrial …

Gigaom | How the industrial internet will help you to stop worrying and love the data

Advertisement<p>Over the last 200 years, the world has experienced several waves of innovation, which successful companies learned to navigate. The …

Your doctor is going digital: What the rise of medtech means for you

Five years into the future, doctors will be empowered with a wide array of exponential technologies and will become the most efficient they have ever …

21 types of health apps the FDA could regulate but won't

The FDA final guidance finally published last week and <b>it included very few surprises</b>. One new section in the final guidelines -- that was not …

From Sprint And TechStars To The FDA, A Look At The Changing Landscape Facing Health Startups

The health-care industry in the U.S. is broken, and considering the industry itself represents some 18 percent of the U.S. economy, it’s a sizable problem. While other sectors have begun to adapt, health care has managed to resist change — particularly the technology-based variety. Meanwhile, 30 …

Medtech companies prepare for an innovation makeover

Contact us<p><b>Daniel Garrett</b> <br>Principal, National Leader Health IT, PwC US<br>Tel: +1 (267) 330 8202 <br>Email<p><b>Benjamin Isgur</b> <br>Health Research Institute Leader<br>Tel: …

Apps Showcase the Bright Future of Mobile Health

No technology has ever been adopted as fast as the smartphone - ever. Consumers have embraced these devices faster than the automobile, electricity, personal computers, and even the internet. In less than a decade, more than half of U.S. mobile phone customers have made the transition to …

Study: Weight loss apps still aren't using many established behavior change strategies

There are so many weight loss apps on the market that even <b>Weight Watchers is feeling the pressure</b>, and yet a <b>recent study</b> published in the American …

5 hot startup opportunities created by health care reform

A key provision of the Affordable Care Act is going into effect today as statewide insurance exchanges open up around the country.<p>But that’s just the latest in a series of changes to the U.S. health care system that will open up new opportunities for entrepreneurs.<p>With the passing of the Health …

The Science Behind Using Online Communities To Change Behavior

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Sean Young is a family medicine professor and director of innovation at the center for behavioral and addiction medicine at UCLA. He writes about topics related to psychology, technology, and public health/medicine at seanyoungphd.com.</i><p>Is it just me, or is it impossible to talk to …

Human’s new quantified self app aims at mere mortals

Human, an iPhone app that just went live in the iTunes app store today, is an elegantly simple addition to the genre known as “quantified self,” the …

Why "Quantified Self" is bullshit

There’s been increasing chatter hailing "Quantified Self" devices as an easy cure to America’s surging waistline. Devices like Fitbit, Nike Fuel, and …