By Jennifer Kite-Powell | Forbes.com | Dec 19, 2019 In a 2018 Accenture Digital Health report, 75 percent of respondents said technology played an essential role in managing their health. When it comes to artificial intelligence (AI) powered digital health and wearable devices, 72 percent said they’re willing to share their wearable data with their health insurance [...]
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Teletherapy app Ayana matches users to licensed professionals based on their culture, race, and experiences. Can it help close the mental healthcare gap? BY RINA RAPHAEL | FastCompany | 12.08.2019 It was a cry for help that inspired entrepreneur Eric Coly to launch his startup. The former investment banker was approached by a close friend who [...]
More scrutiny, regulation, open standards: 16 specialists tell us what they expect to see in 2020. By Leontina Postelnicu |December 17, 2019 | HealthCare IT News Over the past year, we've seen a number of initiatives that aim to accelerate the use of digital tools and services for healthcare announced in Europe and the Middle East. Most [...]
By Gemma Church | 16th December 2019 | BBC.com A new generation of “smart” implantable devices could replace traditional medication to treat a range of chronic conditions, including cardiac disease. The modern pacemaker is a medical marvel. No bigger than a matchbox, this implanted device sends electrical pulses to the human heart to keep it [...]
Health inequities are a problem for us all — the burden of disparities in health adversely affects our nation's children, business efficiency and competitiveness, economic strength, standing in the world, and our national character and commitment to justice and fairness of opportunity. The time is now to STOP doing the same thing over and over and expecting [...]
by Heather Landi | Dec 13, 2019 10:31am |FierceHealthcare Boston-based Partners HealthCare—now known as Mass General Brigham—plans to spend more than $100 million on a five-year initiative to boost digital innovation and improve the patient experience. The digital health initiative announced on Thursday supports the health system's recently announced five-year strategic plan and rebranding effort, Partners HealthCare executives said in a press [...]