September 15, 2015
Philips diabetes self-care app with integrated virtual community
Philips has unveiled a mobile diabetes monitoring system, developed in partnership with Netherlands-based Radboud University Medical Center and Salesforce, for people with type 1 diabetes. The platform was built using Philips' cloud-based HealthSuite offering and the Salesforce App Cloud.
“There is a growing need for solutions...
September 2, 2015
Salesforce, maker of the well-known sales and customer support platform, is launching its first product designed specifically for the healthcare sector: Salesforce Health Cloud. The new offering will be a patient engagement and patient management offering designed to work alongside the EHR and other data sources.
“Healthcare providers face a significant challenge. To deliver the best patient care...
April 22, 2015
Some 33 percent of wearable tech users said fitness bands would have a large impact on enterprise and 21 percent anticipate a quick adoption rate, according to an online Salesforce survey of 500 wearable tech adopters and full-time business professionals.
The respondents said they were currently using, piloting, or planning to implement wearable technology in the enterprise in some form....
February 12, 2015
A new survey from Salesforce of 1,700 American adults shows that most are satisfied with the care they receive from their physicians, despite fairly limited adoption of online tools to communicate with their doctors.
Less than 10 percent of those surveyed said they use the web, email or text to set up appointments, compared to 76 percent that still do so over the phone and 25 percent that...
October 3, 2014
Philips received FDA 510(k) clearance for two of its telehealth applications, eCareCoordinator and eCareCompanion. Both apps are part of a Philips program called Philips Transition to Ambulatory Care (eTrAC), which aims to reduce hospital readmissions by providing patients with the tools to make their transition to the home.
“The FDA clearance of the Philips eCareCoordinator and eCareCompanion...
May 27, 2014
Farmington, Connecticut-based physician communication platform and CRM company eVariant raised $18.3 million in a round led by Lightspeed Venture Partners with additional funding from Dignity Health, salesforce.com and existing investor Health Enterprise Partners. This brings the company's total funding to at least $26 million to date.
eVariant offers healthcare organizations a platform to ...