Digital Health Trends

Best Buy, Amazon and Walmart Leading Retail’s Race into Home-Based Care

2019-10-03T04:32:12-04:00

By Bailey Bryant, Home Healthcare IT News | September 29, 2019 The race to move health care into the home is on, and a growing number of major retailers are officially in the running. In just about a week’s time, news broke that Walmart (NYSE: WMT), Amazon (NYSE: AMZN) and [...]

Best Buy, Amazon and Walmart Leading Retail’s Race into Home-Based Care2019-10-03T04:32:12-04:00

Connected ‘Smart’ Communities Will be a Key Part of 21st Century Healthcare

2019-09-30T17:13:56-04:00

By Mike Miliard, Healthcare IT News | September 27, 2019 During National Health IT Week, three experts put the focus on how digital technologies and smart care approaches are already transforming population health and helping address social determinants. As part of its National Health IT Week program, HIMSS presented a [...]

Connected ‘Smart’ Communities Will be a Key Part of 21st Century Healthcare2019-09-30T17:13:56-04:00

Walgreens Testing Drone Delivery Service With Alphabet’s Wing in Virginia Town

2019-10-03T04:47:38-04:00

By Heather Landi, Fierce Healthcare | September 20, 2019 Pharmacy giant Walgreens is testing an on-demand drone delivery service with Alphabet's Wing Aviation beginning next month. As the first pharmacy retailer to test drone delivery, Walgreens will use Wing's drones to deliver food and beverage products, over-the-counter medications and other [...]

Walgreens Testing Drone Delivery Service With Alphabet’s Wing in Virginia Town2019-10-03T04:47:38-04:00

Drug-free Sinus Pain Relief, Acne App, Patient Advocacy Aggregator, and More Debut at Health 2.0’s ‘Launch!’

2019-10-03T04:43:05-04:00

By Jonah Comstock, MobiHealth News | September 20, 2019 Eight new digital companies took the stage at Health 2.0’s Annual Conference in San Francisco Wednesday afternoon to give the first public demos of their products for the show’s annual “Launch!” event. OMNY Health, which aims to disrupt data brokerage and [...]

Drug-free Sinus Pain Relief, Acne App, Patient Advocacy Aggregator, and More Debut at Health 2.0’s ‘Launch!’2019-10-03T04:43:05-04:00

AHA Report: 3 Shifts Providers Must Make to Embrace Digital Health

2019-09-17T06:17:21-04:00

By Andrea Park, Becker's Hospital Review | September 13, 2019 Digital tools have the potential to make healthcare more preventive, personalized and participatory, as long as providers can evolve toward a more consumer-centric model as well. Here, according to a new report from the American Hospital Association's Center for Health [...]

AHA Report: 3 Shifts Providers Must Make to Embrace Digital Health2019-09-17T06:17:21-04:00

Patient Use of Digital Health Tools Lags Behind Hype, Poll Finds

2019-09-17T06:30:16-04:00

By Rebecca Pifer, Healthcare DIVE | September 12, 2019 Dive Brief: A Kaiser Family Foundation survey published this week provides more evidence that health tech disruption may be more hype than reality. Though 70% of Americans surveyed use the internet to research symptoms or learn more about medical conditions and [...]

Patient Use of Digital Health Tools Lags Behind Hype, Poll Finds2019-09-17T06:30:16-04:00