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December 12, 2016
By Chris Edwards, Chief Marketing Officer, Validic When it comes to embracing established trends, a good thing is hard to resist. That’s true for calorie-laden favorites that resurface each holiday season—as well as proven technologies that lead to better results. While there are many in the healthcare industry who are embracing the benefits of patient-generated health data (PGHD)—there are...
December 5, 2016
By: Chris Edwards, Chief Marketing Officer, Validic   The evidence in the market is clear: patient-generated health data (PGHD) is an essential tool for optimized care. As the volume of patient-generated data expands and care continues to move outside of the four walls of the hospital, health systems are increasingly leveraging PGHD to derive actionable insights and communicate with patients in...
November 28, 2016
By: Jennifer Plumer, Director of Market Development, Validic So you’ve decided to include digital health devices in your trial. While that’s a great step to take as an organization, and an important step towards innovating the R&D process, it’s just the beginning.   You now have to select a device that will best suit the needs of both the trial and the patient and think through nuances with...
November 15, 2016
In 2004 at 60 years old, Michael was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes.   Michael is a patient of the Palo Alto Medical Foundation within Sutter Health. He is currently enrolled in a pilot demonstration Validic and Sutter Health are conducting to identify best practices, policies and workflows for implementing PGHD into the healthcare system.   The diabetes-focused pilot demonstration is part of a...
November 1, 2016
By: Jennifer Plumer, Director of Market Development, Validic With healthcare costs rapidly rising, many stakeholders—including payers, providers, pharma, wellness companies and employers—are looking for ways to better manage the health and chronic conditions of our country’s population. For the 157 million Americans in the civilian workforce, who has more daily access and the opportunity to help...
October 10, 2016
By: Jennifer Plumer, Director of Marketing at Validic Advances in the sensing technologies that are embedded in wearables have enabled a growing array of available data endpoints, making wearables an increasingly valuable tool in drug development. Many of the early examples of wearables in clinical trials analyzed the exact output: number of steps taken or number of hours slept. However,...
September 27, 2016
By: Ryan Beckland, President and Co-Founder, Validic We all know that we need to move toward creating a value-based care system and patient-generated health data is vital to that transition. But not everyone understands how quickly we need to move. There are significant business risks to hospitals and health systems that do not adopt and utilize digital health. Let me tell you why.     Our...
September 13, 2016
By: Jennifer Plumer, Director of Marketing at Validic As wearable devices have become more ubiquitous, professional sports teams and their athletes have taken notice of these technologies and the impact they can and are having on athlete health and performance. While the obvious use of wearables in sport is to optimize athletes’ game-time performance, athletes must first be healthy enough to step...
August 8, 2016
The healthcare industry is making significant investments in health IT. Specifically, healthcare organizations are looking to software as a service and cloud computing to help address population health management programs. Telehealth is gaining traction as a way to engage patients and also address care outside of the provider's four walls.
August 8, 2016
As the industry experiences changes in payment models from fee-for-service to fee-for-value, with providers and payers sharing the financial risk, it's important to make the most of digital technology to improve the physical and financial health of patients and the hospitals that treat them.