digital health app

By Laura Lovett April 1, 2019
In order to make impactful strides in your fitness regiment, you may need more than a consumer fitness app, according to a recent study.  In March, JMIR published a meta-analysis revealing that while fitness apps modestly increased physical activity, the average step count between app users and nonusers was nonsignificant. The researchers, who represented the University of South Australia and...
person holding photo using Ada Health app

Credit: Ada Health app

By Leontina Postelnicu October 2, 2018
The increasing pace of development in digital innovations aims to put patients in charge of their health and care and offer new ways to address the challenges of an ageing population, but how are entrepreneurs changing the world of healthcare with the help of technology? We took a look at two start-ups in the AI space that want offer clinicians the tools they need to improve outcomes and give...

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By Leontina Postelnicu October 2, 2018
The National Health Service (NHS) in England is introducing a new app that will allow patients to access NHS services on their smartphones and tablets, to be gradually rolled out across the country starting from December this year. Developed by NHS Digital and NHS England, it will be available through the App Store and Google Play for patients aged 16 and over, who will be able to use the app to...
By Tom Sullivan October 1, 2018
While many readers are optimistic that healthcare will make progress on consumerism in one to three years, others said it will take between five and seven to actually happen.
Kyra Bobinet talks to himss tv
By HIMSS TV September 27, 2018
*/ Focus on Innovation In September, we take a deep dive into the cutting-edge development and disruption of healthcare innovation.
Matt Park talks to HIMSS TV
By HIMSS TV September 21, 2018
*/ Focus on Innovation In September, we take a deep dive into the cutting-edge development and disruption of healthcare innovation.
By Aditi Pai August 13, 2015
San Diego-based healthcare system Scripps Health has launched a new, eponymous app, for iOS and Android devices, that allows patients and visitors to find information about Scripps physicians, hospitals, and clinics. “So many people use smartphones, and rely on them to access the information they need whenever and wherever they need it,” Scripps CEO Chris Van Gorder said in a statement. “The new...
By Aditi Pai November 20, 2014
CVS Health announced plans to launch a Digital Innovation Lab in Boston. The company's Boston location will serve as the offices for the CVS Health Digital team. The new space will accommodate approximately 100 employees, according to CVS, and 90 percent of the employees for the lab will be new hires. "We are looking to hire top talent across all of digital, and there will be a heavy emphasis on...