By Michael Millenson | Forbes.com | Nov 23, 2019, 07:00pm If you’re used to health tech meetings filled with go-go entrepreneurs and the investors who love them, a conference of academic technology experts can be jarring. Speakers repeatedly pointed to portions of the digital health superhighway that sorely need more concrete – in this case, [...]
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Chapel Hill, NC | November 22, 2019 More than 175 healthcare transformers, game-changers, and status-quo challengers convened in Durham last week to discover, define, and design an immersive education curriculum, real-world evidence in clinical research, innovative frameworks for quality improvement, and collaborative market propositions that drive health outcomes and economic [...]
Healthcare tech has mostly focused on designing systems for claiming federal incentives in the past decade. Design thinking stands this logic on its head. By Paddy Padmanabhan, star Advisor, Contributor, CIO | NOV 21, 2019 8:07 AM PST A recent study by Mayo Clinic and the American Medical Association delivered a scathing “F" rating on the usability [...]
The Medical Futurist | 8 min | 21 November 2019 Obesity rates have nearly doubled in the last 20 years. Only in England, 13 million people over the age of 16 were considered obese in 2017, Daily Mail reported. According to an analysis of government data, the NHS spent a staggering £1.075 billion on type 2 diabetes treatment alone. And [...]
By Marc Iskowitz | MM&M Online| November 21, 2019 Google’s $2.1 billion takeout of wearables firm Fitbit earlier this month might have made investors a little more optimistic about seeing a return from their own digital-health investments. Or at least it might have, if the acquisition itself weren’t such an aberration. Capital influx, rather than buyouts, continues [...]
By Wayan Vota on November 20, 2019 | ICTworks The adoption of digital health in Ghana has been slower than expected, compared with the fast adoption of ICT in other important areas of business and social life. Digital health is still at the neophyte stage, with most hospitals only partially electronic. Join Your Digital Health Peers at 2019 [...]