digital health trends

By Heather Mack 04:45 pm September 22, 2016
While the US healthcare industry has historically been a business-to-business system of silos wherein patients paid a more passive role, that won’t fly in today’s consumer-directed economy, says a new study by Pricewaterhouse Cooper’s Health Research Institute. Instead, the study authors say, healthcare is increasingly emerging as a “modular ecosystem that operates similarly to retail,...
By Jonah Comstock 03:20 pm June 28, 2016
Accenture held a webcast today diving into five trends the consulting firm has identified as major driving forces right now in digital health. Report author and Senior Global Managing Director for Accenture Health Dr. Kaveh Safavi was joined by health economist and blogger Jane Sarasohn-Kahn to discuss the five trends. The first trend, "Intelligent Automation", covers a range of tools that...
By Brian Dolan 03:58 pm June 22, 2016
Headlines during the first six months of 2016 included a hard look at how employers should approach employee wellness programs, increased provider acceptance of patient generated health data, drawn-out telemedicine regulatory battles, underwhelming efficacy data, the rise of AI, a new payment model for primary care, steady digital health investments, a handful of notable mergers and acquisitions...
By Brian Dolan 03:51 pm June 1, 2016
Headlines during the first six months of 2016 included a hard look at how employers should approach employee wellness programs, increased provider acceptance of patient generated health data, drawn-out telemedicine regulatory battles, underwhelming efficacy data, the rise of AI, a new payment model for primary care, steady digital health investments, a handful of notable mergers and acquisitions...
By Dan Gebremedhin MD, MBA 01:33 pm January 13, 2016
About the author: @DanGebremedhin is a Senior Associate at Flare Capital Partners, an early stage Health Technology and Services focused VC Firm. He is a practicing physician at the Massachusetts General Hospital, and previously served as an Associate Medical Director at the Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan, and spent five years as an entrepreneur in the Health IT Industry. 1. 2016 is the year when we...
By Brian Dolan 08:28 am August 20, 2015
This afternoon -- in less than two hours -- MobiHealthNews will be hosting its next webinar: Digital Health Strategies for Patient Acquisition and Member Enrollment. We'll be kicking things off a few seconds after the hour as usual -- so be sure to register now and join us for the webinar at 2PM ET. Here's today's topic: Digital health services often aim to help lower the cost of care and improve...
By Brian Dolan 08:40 am June 25, 2015
The first six months of 2015 have brought with them a pair of high-profile, digital health IPO announcements, a half dozen or more important policy moves, at least one new promising reimbursement code, and plenty of new health initiatives from the world's largest technology companies. There hasn't been a newsier six months in digital health's short history. That's why there's no better way to...
By Brian Dolan 11:09 am May 19, 2015
Headlines during the first six months of 2015 touted increasing provider acceptance of patient generated health data, new remote care reimbursement codes, the rise of the smartwatch thanks to a certain major consumer electronics company, a cooling digital health investment trend, notable mergers and acquisitions and much, much more. If you haven't had time to keep up -- or could benefit from a...
By Brian Dolan 09:09 am March 26, 2015
This afternoon -- in just minutes actually -- we'll be kicking off our next MobiHealthNews webinar: Digital health tools for physicians and nurses that fit their workflow. In just a few short years smart mobile devices have become indispensable tools for clinicians. As device adoption peaks for providers, a growing number of digital health tools are now literally at clinicians' fingertips:...
By Brian Dolan 08:21 am January 29, 2015
This afternoon MobiHealthNews will host its first webinar of the year, aptly focused on Digital Health Trends in 2015. We already have almost 1,700 people registered for today's event, which starts very soon: at 2PM ET. But there is still time to sign up, and still room for more. Bring your questions about the year ahead, join us for some predictions and our always jam-packed Q&A session....