Adoption & Implementation

By Dave Muoio 11:33 am August 25, 2020
The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) announced this morning a new group of 24 technology and digital health companies aiming to develop industry-wide standards for digital therapeutics use. Headlined by big names like Google Health, Doctor on Demand, HP, Livongo and ResMed (see below for the full list), the initiative is tackling the amorphous definitions and terminologies that abound within...
By Dave Muoio 03:54 pm August 7, 2020
Digital health prescription platform Xealth and health IT supplier Cerner have announced plans to incorporate Xealth's technology into Cerner's EHR and patient portal. By doing so, clinicians and care teams will be able to order and deploy more than 30 digital health programs supported by the Providence-St. Joseph Health spin-off's platform. The focus of these digital offerings includes chronic...

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By Sara Mageit 08:44 am August 7, 2020
UK- based healthcare scale-up, Navenio, has announced that the Royal Cornwall NHS trust has selected its location-based AI platform to support Clinical Imaging Assistants (CIAs) within the radiology portering and service support teams. This move is part of a programme of efficiency improvements within the diagnostic imaging department. WHY IT MATTERS The partnership involves supporting the trust...

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By Sara Mageit 06:36 am August 5, 2020
Created by 3t Energy Group, UK-based workforce management and training platform, Transform, is bringing its expterise to the pharmaceuticals sector. Transform links companies and individuals to 3t’s tech-driven immersive learning technologies such as R3, a bite-sized learning app that increases knowledge retention, virtual reality training, and augmented reality learning, 3t’s interactive...

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By Sara Mageit 05:55 am July 30, 2020
Glasgow-based Hamill Digital Healthcare has developed a new app called SAFE2GO, which will enable visitors to any venue to provide contact details quickly and securely. Former doctor and Managing Director Louise Hamill believes the app can help Britain get back to normal by providing vital support to the NHS contact tracers. Scottish Care, which represents the largest group of social care...
By Laura Lovett 11:18 am July 29, 2020
This morning CVS Health announced that it is adding a handful of digital health apps to its Point Solution Management service, including Big Health’s Daylight, Vida Weight Loss +, Weight Watchers, Kurbo and Naturally Slim. Weight loss and a healthy lifestyle appear to be at the center of the news, as all but mental health app Daylight have a focus on making healthy eating choices. However, the...
By Dave Muoio 03:29 pm June 22, 2020
Mental health and wellness app use has been on the rise during the past few months of COVID-19, but new quarantines and disease concerns may not be fueling the spike in new users or other metrics. According to a recent data report from Apptopia, increases among the 15 most popular of these apps have been in lockstep with the gradual trend of rising engagement that the mobile app market-...
By Dave Muoio 12:30 pm June 10, 2020
The healthcare startup market has always had the unique challenge of selling its innovations almost exclusively to major businesses. Although recent years have seen a rise in digital health offerings focused on patient satisfaction, if not on selling their product directly to the consumer, the reality of the industry is that insurers, pharmacy benefit managers, large employers, health systems,...
By Dave Muoio 03:22 pm May 29, 2020
The leading digital health narrative emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic has been the rise of telehealth and live video consultations as a reliable modality for delivering care. In many ways, it was a case of preparation meeting opportunity – years of pilot programs, platform refinements, public funding projects and a number of very well established players all ready to adapt and expand when...
By Dave Muoio 04:16 pm May 14, 2020
Consumer health company Welltok announced today that it will be including remote condition management programs from four new digital health services as part of its Connect Partner program. These four offerings include a Type 2 diabetes reversal program from Virta Health, a gut health program from Vivante Health, a telemedicine treatment program for addiction from Workit Health and a dietitian-...