Digital Health

Healthcare and Media Are in the Same Storm

Yesterday I participated in a panel discussion on the media business. But the audience, candidly, wasn’t interested in the broadcast and print trades …

These doctors think electronic health records are hurting their relationships with patients

Dr. Albert Chan demonstrates inputting medical information into an electronic health record. Many doctors are fed up with how time-consuming EHRs …

Health Care

The Downside of the Explosion of Available Health Data

Before the Information Age, much of medicine was as much art as it was science. Physicians depended on their observational skills arguably more than …

Health

NHS Digital told it 'needs to do better' after critical review

An internal review of NHS Digital has identified a series of problems in the organisation, including a lack of clarity around its purpose, …

Business Technology

More data each day keeps the Dr at bay

Australia's healthcare budget will soar from 9.8 per cent of GDP in 2013–14 to 15.7 per cent by 2040.<p>The spending surge is already under way. In June …

Health Care

Amazon nabs a top Box exec in health as it goes after the medical industry

Amazon has landed another big health-tech hire, this time from Box.<p>Missy Krasner, vice president and managing director of Box's healthcare and life …

Bristol-Myers Squibb

'Alexa, help manage my diabetes.' That's what Merck and its contest finalists envision for the Amazon platform

What can Amazon Alexa can do for people with diabetes? When Merck & Co.’s Alexa Diabetes Challenge posed that question earlier this year, contest …

Merck & Co

‘Scientific wellness’ study—and a famed biologist’s spinoff company—divide researchers

108-person pilot study offers glimpse at Leroy Hood’s plans for a 100,000-person wellness project—and a profitable industry

Research

Long work hours tied to irregular heart rhythm

(Reuters Health) - People who typically work much more than 35 to 40 hours a week may be at heightened risk of developing atrial fibrillation, an irregular rapid heartbeat that can lead to strokes, heart failure and chronic fatigue, a recent study suggests.<p>For the study, researchers followed more …

Health

The role of AI in the future of health care

American physician and surgeon William J. Mayo, one of the founders of the famed Mayo Clinic, stated, “The aim of medicine is to prevent disease and prolong life, the ideal of medicine is to eliminate the need of a physician.” Emerging applications of artificial intelligence (AI), as well as …

Health Care

Brainstorm Health Daily: July 19, 2017

Greetings, readers.<p>Cliff is traveling today and wrapping up <i>Fortune</i>'s Brainstorm Tech conference in Aspen.<p>Beyond the ongoing Obamacare repeal drama: …

Health Care

Fitness Trackers: The Future Is Here

A version of that fitness tracker on your wrist could someday be used to transmit real time health data to your doctor.<p>For 10,000 people taking part …

Health

Apple Resumes Selling Nokia's Digital Health Products Following Settled Legal Dispute

Apple today resumed carrying Nokia's digital health products on its online store in the United States and Canada, nearly two months after the two companies announced they settled all litigation related to their intellectual property dispute.<p>The products available to purchase again include Nokia's …

Apple

Remedy Health Media Series Aims To Inspire People To Better Health

Video can entertain, educate, and inspire people to action.<p>For digital health publisher Remedy Health Media, video aims to inspire people with …

Advertising Industry

The IoT Powers The Next-Gen Solutions For Healthcare Industry

When it comes to technology, nothing gets bigger than the Internet of Things (IoT). There is hardly any industry vertical that has not experienced …

Internet of Things

MRI device could bridge neuro-technologies for medical diagnostics, increase safety

A technology being developed at Purdue University could provide an affordable, smart, self-learning device that, when placed into existing MRI …

Breakthroughs

Bright.md raises $8 mln

<b>Bright.md</b> said July 17 that it closed an $8 million Series B funding round led by <b>B Capital Group</b>. Existing investor <b>Seven Peaks Ventures</b> also …

Venture Capital

GE Healthcare puts 'disruption' teams in Jefferson hospitals

<b>GE Healthcare</b> has begun moving 100 staffers into 13 area hospitals of the <b>Jefferson Health</b> network and its <b>Abington</b> and <b>Aria</b> facilities, under a deal …

Health Care

Medical Technology: The Innovators Disrupting Healthcare

Healthcare companies receive plenty of media attention. Unfortunately, it’s often negative attention directed at pharmaceutical companies accused of …

Health Care

5 Ways to Use Digital Displays in Hospitals

It’s easy to get lost in a hospital. Important information gets lost in the shuffle. Patient education can get lost in translation. Visitors — and …

Health Care

How IT Can Save Our Healthcare System - ExtremeTech

By on July 17, 2017 at 2:30 pm<p>The health care debate continues to rage in Senate, the media, and in the public discourse. Call it Obamacare, …

Health Care

Government pumps £86m into healthcare tech

The government has launched an £86m funding package to drive development and uptake of digital technologies and innovation in healthcare.<p>The funding, …

Business Technology

Cedars-Sinai pilot uses Apple's iPad to provide patient with data, control infection in NICU

A pilot program at Cedars-Sinai hospital is not only using iPads to relay vital information to patients, but is also being used by parents with …

Apple

Stop Ignoring this Healthcare Customer

See if you can guess a company based on a few facts:<p>1. Based in the Bay Area<p>2. Product revenue was $30 <b>billion</b> in 2016, up from $10.8 billion in …

Innovation

The 'unicorn' test was always a stupid way to judge a start-up -- it's even stupider with health tech

The conventional wisdom in Silicon Valley is that digital health is over-hyped and under-performing due to the lack of "unicorns," meaning start-ups …

Venture Capital

Lessons From a Female Founder Who Reached Millions in Sales in Just 12 Months- Part 1

Julia Cheek, founder and CEO of EverlyWell, shares 6 secrets to navigating the ups and downs of your early startup journey.<p>After having a bad experience with very expensive lab testing that resulted in little explanation from my doctors, I knew there had to be a better way - especially since …

Startups

Novo Nordisk and Glooko unveil first comarketed app for diabetes solutions

The first product from Novo Nordisk’s partnership with diabetes health tech start up Glooko has arrived.<p>It’s an app called Cornerstones4Care Powered …

Diabetes

IoT Is Giving Patients A Living, Breathing Baseline For Health

PSFK’s Future of Health report explores how sensors and next generation IoT are changing healthcare

Why strategic VC is a secret weapon in healthcare

<i>Presented by Providence Ventures</i><p>Before coming to Providence Ventures, I helped life science and tech entrepreneurs build business cases around their product ideas to fix healthcare problems. Included in that advice was always the sage quip, “Go talk to some people in healthcare, your customers — …

Venture Capital

Interview with Estonian Minister of Health and Labour Jevgeni Ossinovski

Danielle Siarri, MSN, RN, connects with Minister of Health and Labour Jevgeni Ossinovski of Estonia. Jevgeni Ossinovski is the Minister of Health and …

Brexit