Credit: Luscii home monitoring
November 18, 2020
Netherlands-based St. Antonius Hospital, together with e-health company Luscii, has developed home monitoring for hospitalised COVID-19 patients.
WHY IT MATTERS
COVID-19 patients who have not yet fully recovered, but are stable, may voluntarily take early discharge. Once this happens, they receive home monitoring to ease the transition via a program in the Luscii app, where they are able to ...
November 2, 2020
As more consumers become accustomed to using technology to manage their health, health plans – including Medicare Advantage organizations – will need to accelerate their adoption of digital solutions to keep up with member expectations, according to a new report from Deloitte.
Deloitte’s report, which interviewed leaders from MA plans and digital innovators working with MA plans between April and...
October 19, 2020
Deloitte is adding a new home-monitoring and remote-care feature to its ConvergeHEALTH MyPath. The new tech, dubbed ConvergeHEALTH Hospital in Home, is focused on combining telemedicine and wearable tools.
It works by capturing data from remote-monitoring tools like wearables, enabling virtual care and linking both up on a dashboard that allows for integrated analytics tools. The tool is able to...
September 23, 2020
UK financial services firm Deloitte has launched a new tech hub in Birmingham, UK, aimed at boosting innovation in the health sector.
The initiative will be led by Gus Miah, partner and head of healthcare at Deloitte in the Midlands and will be supported by more than 100 staff across the practice.
WHY IT MATTERS
Based at the firm’s offices in Brindleyplace, the Health Tech Catalyst aims to...
November 19, 2019
This morning Deloitte launched ConvergeHEALTH Connect, a new suite of four new healthcare products targeting a range of concentrations from public health care to personalized care, all of which runs on the Salesforce Health Cloud.
The full list includes tools for patient engagement, public health programs, providers and payers.
The first tool specifically aims to help life science companies...
March 13, 2018
A recently released analysis report from the Deloitte Center for Government Insights that examines the US’s current and proposed software as a medical device (SaMD) regulatory landscape, and includes suggestions on how the FDA’s pre-certification pilot program and other initiatives could better serve this fast-moving industry.
“The exponential advancement of digital health technologies presents a...
June 21, 2017
Headspace, maker of the eponymous meditation and mental well-being app, has hired Ross Hoffman as the company’s chief business officer. Hoffman joins Headspace after six years at Twitter, where he most recently held the post of SVP of global partnerships. The appointment comes at a time of change for Headspace, which recently laid off 13 staff positions in the marketing department but also...
October 14, 2015
Sixty-three percent of US adults who use fitness or health monitoring technology say that tech has led to significant behavior change, according to a survey of 3,616 US adults conducted by the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions.
They found that 28 percent of respondents had used technology to measure fitness and health goals and 23 percent had used technology to monitor a health issue, up from...
August 18, 2014
Welkin Health's iOS app.
Digital health accelerator Rock Health announced this week that it has added a half dozen new startups, along with three new corporate partners that will support portfolio companies through mentorship and other forms of guidance.
Rock Health companies receive a $100,000 in investment and a variety of other perks during their stay in the program, including support from...
August 13, 2014
Global professional services firm Towers Watson says telemedicine could potentially save US employers $6 billion a year.
“While this analysis highlights a maximum potential savings, even a significantly lower level of use could generate hundreds of millions of dollars in savings,” Dr. Allan Khoury, a senior consultant at Towers Watson, said in a statement. “Achieving these savings requires a...