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Digital Transformation Leader at Blue Cross NC Highlights 8 Innovation Imperatives for Healthcare Disruption

May 12th, 2022|Categories: DHIT, DHIT Happy Hours|Tags: , , |

Wow, it feels good to be back! On May 11th, 2022, we at the Digital Health Institute for Transformation (DHIT) relaunched our Digital Health Happy Hour events for the first time since February 2020 just in time for our 5-year anniversary. Sponsored by digital health growth agency Bluedoor Group and headlined by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina’s Innovation Garage, DHIT hosted a thought-provoking networking event to reactivate our latent, in-person digital health community.

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ConsenSys Health and DHIT Announce Alliance to Create Health Utility Grids (HUGs) to Transform Community Health

December 9th, 2021|Categories: DHIT, DHIT Partner News, DHIT Press Release, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | December 9, 2021 | New York, NY Today, ConsenSys Health, a company creating decentralized patient-centric healthcare networks, and the [...]

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DHIT Awarded Grant by NC Policy Collaboratory to Develop Community Confidence Tool for COVID-19 Reopening

August 5th, 2020|Categories: DHIT, DHIT Press Release|

[Chapel Hill, NC, July 29, 2020] As part of the 2020 COVID-19 Recovery Act, the North Carolina Policy Collaboratory has awarded the Digital Health Institute for Transformation [...]

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Virtual Incubator Announces Awards for Great Ideas

June 17th, 2020|Categories: DHIT Partner News, DHIT Press Release|Tags: , , , , , |

Today, DHIT, ASSIST, and their partners are announcing awards that will be given to outstanding proposals submitted through its Virtual Incubator. There are a variety of awards, including: cash prize(s), consulting services, prototyping and testing services, entry into an accelerator program, and mentorship.

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Apple shares COVID screening data with CDC, digital health market to beat $350B by 2025 and more digital health news briefs

June 9th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Also: A deep dive on Verily's Project Baseline; Intermountain Healthcare launches home-monitoring program. By Dave Muoio | June 09, 2020 | 03:30 pm | MobiHealthNews.com Apple COVID [...]

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Siemens Healthineers, Geisinger Partner to Boost Digital Healthcare

June 9th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

The healthcare companies will drive digital healthcare, including AI-enabled applications, throughout Pennsylvania and communities that Geisinger serves. By Samantha McGrail | June 9, 2020 | hitinfrastructure.com Siemens Healthineers [...]

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North Carolina Partners with OpenBeds to Provide Access to Critical Resource Tracker for COVID-19 Response

June 9th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

June 09, 2020 09:06 ET | Source: Appriss Health Washington, D.C. & Raleigh, NC, June 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OpenBeds, provider of a technology platform that identifies, unifies and tracks [...]

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Siemens Healthineers, Geisinger Partner to Boost Digital Healthcare

June 9th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

The healthcare companies will drive digital healthcare, including AI-enabled applications, throughout Pennsylvania and communities that Geisinger serves. By Samantha McGrail | hitinfrastructure.com | June 9, 2020 Siemens Healthineers [...]

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Welltok adds four new digital programs, Atrium Health adopts Butterfly’s handheld ultrasound and more digital health deals

May 14th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

By Dave Muoio | May 14, 2020 | MobiHealthNews Consumer health company Welltok announced today that it will be including remote condition management programs from four new digital health [...]

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S2E8 COVID Unites Us All: Big Data & Determinants of Health

Last Friday’s installment of the COVID Unites Us All series shifted from the recent focus on remote monitoring and biometrics to big data and the determinants of health. With insights from three distinguished guests, DHIT and the ASSIST Center explored the connections between remote monitoring, data usage, and social determinants of health in the current moment and beyond. The first panelist was Dr. Eric Eskioglu, Chief Medical Officer at Novant Health, who shared his experiences within this major health system. Brian Carter, Senior Vice President at Validic, discussed his company’s data processing platform and use cases for COVID-19. Finally, Dr. Gul Ege, Senior Director of Research and Development at the SAS Institute, emphasized the importance of parsing and refining data to optimize usage.

How do academic institutions create the healthcare workforce of the future, equipped with the technologies and tools that digital health has to offer? In this episode, listen to Todd Telemeco talk about some of the unmet healthcare needs in rural North Carolina, how the University of North Carolina at Pembroke is establishing a regional healthcare workforce to address them, and how digital health will transform educational programs.

Michael Levy, President and Co-founder of DHIT, shares time with Dr. Michael Ruhlen, VP of the Division of Medical Education at Atrium Health & Director of the Charlotte Area Health Education Center. Through his vast experience in immersive technology, Mike sees a future where virtual and augmented reality will be game changers — even in the treatment of obesity.

Michael Levy, President and Co-founder of Digital Health Institute for Transformation (DHIT), talks one-on-one with Anika Gardenhire to unearth what drives her and the appeal of her personal motto, “the ripple effect.” We’ll discover how Anika’s career path evolved from a registered nurse into her current role as Assistant Vice President for Digital Transformation at Intermountain Healthcare. Anika reveals her vision for the future of healthcare, and we’ll see that it is based on understanding the profound power of a caring nurse reaching out and simply holding a patient’s hand.

On the surface, Yonnie Butler had it all: an impressive resume of positions in leadership and accomplishments from some of the most elite universities in the country. He saw a future with similar opportunities just waiting at his doorstep. But Yonnie took a surprisingly different route and headed to his rural hometown instead. Michael Levy, President and Co-founder of Digital Health Institute for Transformation (DHIT), sits down with Yonnie Butler, Executive Director for Alamance Community College’s Biotechnology Center of Excellence to discover the “why” behind his shifting path and uncovers some surprising – and truly impressive – achievements and initiatives that just might change the future of higher education in healthcare.

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