November 6, 2018
During the third quarter of 2018, the digital health space has seen a slew of deals with healthcare providers in the US, UK and elsewhere around the world. While telemedicine has continued to be a trend within the provider space, health systems are starting to turn their attention to some of the latest cutting-edge technology, such as voice.
But as these technologies advance, some physicians are...
October 17, 2018
This morning the American Medical Association launched the Digital Health Implementation Playbook, a guide that spells out the steps for developing a digital health technology and best practices. The tool, which can be accessed online, also gives resources and an achieve of digital health adoptions.
“This is a step-by-step guide for all of the things you need to consider before you get to...
October 9, 2018
Health2047, a technology innovation enterprise backed the American Medical Association, announced today the launch of its second spin out company. Called First Mile Care, the new entity will use its $2 million in seed funding to build a scalable platform for connecting people with prediabetes to coaches and demographic-appropriate behavior change guidance.
First Mile Care’s platform is being...
Meg Barron, center, speaks on a panel on innovation at Health 2.0's Provider Symposium last week.
September 26, 2018
The American Medical Association has moved past merely calling out “digital health snake oil.” Over the last few years, the organization has dedicated a lot of resources to fostering positive digital health innovation — and making sure that innovation is physician-led whenever possible.
“If there’s over 300,000 [digital health] apps and solutions, and over 40,000 that are directly patient-facing...
September 18, 2018
Focus on Innovation
In September, we take a deep dive into the cutting-edge development and disruption of healthcare innovation.
July 3, 2018
The American Medical Association has its eyes on mobile this season as it announced the three winners of its Interoperability and Innovation Challenge. This year the winners showcased technology that included a patient-provider communication tool, a personal risk analysis app, and a medical decision-making platform.
“The AMA issued the challenge to inspire the creation of novel mobile technology...
June 19, 2018
Last week the American Medical Association outlined a new set of recommendations on augmented intelligence, a type of technology that aims to extend, but not replace, a human medical expert’s insight and decision-making capabilities.
“As technology continues to advance and evolve, we have a unique opportunity to ensure that augmented intelligence is used to benefit patients, physicians, and the...
May 8, 2018
The Consumer Technology Association and Xcertia, a mobile health app collaborative, are working together to develop guidelines for the market. They will consider topics such as accuracy, transparency, privacy, security, regulatory compliance, interoperability, and user experience.
The American Medical Association, American Heart Association, DHX Group, and HIMSS initiated the project.
May 1, 2018
Health2047, a technology innovation enterprise focused on revamping healthcare, announced today a $27.2 million follow-on investment from the American Medical Association (AMA), its founding partner, and a slew of new hires spearheaded by the recent appointment of a new CEO.
According to a statement, the funding will go toward the development and commercialization of “promising new technology-...
April 10, 2018
The American Medical Association and Google have launched the AMA Health Care Interoperability and Innovation Challenge, looking for new ideas about the ways wearable devices and apps can be more effectively monitored and the data shared.
AMA is looking for new projects that show how patient-generated health data can be captured by mobile monitoring devices, transferred to medical practices and...