digital population health

By Laura Lovett 02:04 pm February 11, 2020
As cases of the COVID-19 (the novel coronavirus) continue to spread across China and beyond, the Chinese government has released a new app intended to help citizens check whether they came into contact with the virus.  App users are asked to register a phone number, name and ID number in or to see if they were in contact with someone infected, according to Chinese state media outlet Xinhua, which...
Sally Liang speaks at the US-China Summit

 Sally Liang speaks at the US-China Summit. All photos credit of USHC.

By Laura Lovett 09:37 am September 26, 2018
With a population of over 1.4 billion people or roughly 18.5 percent of the world’s people, China appears a ripe market for healthcare startups. The country also struggles with many of the same healthcare challenges as the West, including an aging population and a growing number of people living with diabetes. But for Western digital health companies looking to start in China, numerous obstacles...
By Aditi Pai 01:35 pm February 24, 2016
Population health company Transcend Insights, a health tech subsidiary of Humana, has launched three digital tools to help health organizations transition patients from episodic care to proactive care. In addition to this announcement, Transcend Insights announced that its first pilot customer, Hardin Memorial Health. “Our vision for population wellness is to disrupt the ‘sick-care cycle’ that...