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10 Sensor Innovations Driving The Digital Health Revolution

Stephen Davies | Bionic.ly | March 6, 2013

[...] Digital sensors of the touch, sight, hearing, taste and smell kind along with their potential are all profiled by I.B.M. Sensor technology is going through a renaissance as companies develop smart and innovative new ways to track data using them. Read More »

A paperless NHS? Swapping best practice and ideas with the US Veteran Health Administration to make it happen

Press Release | 2020health, 3Millionlives | March 13, 2013

If the NHS is serious about going digital it should continue to build on an existing partnership with the VHA and continue to revolutionise healthcare, says the report "Making connections - A transatlantic exchange to support the adoption of digital health between the US VHA and England’s NHS" developed jointly by the VHA, 3Millionlives and published by 2020health. Read More »

Apple Just Hired a Guy Who Could Completely Re-Invent the Company

Kif Leswing | Business Insider | June 23, 2016

Apple is quietly building one of the strongest teams in digital health, and on Thursday, it just added perhaps its most high-profile hire yet. Stephen Friend, co-founder and President of Sage Bionetworks, is joining Apple's healthcare team, Sage Bionetworks announced on Thursday. Apple said it had “nothing more to share about his role or title." Before Sage, Friend was an executive at Merck and a faculty member at Harvard Medical School...

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Are Digital Health Patents Beginning To Shape The Market?

Brian Dolan | MobiHealthNews | September 11, 2012

With the latest news this week that another major player in mobile health has won what appears to be an important patent, it seemed like a good time as any to review and follow-up on recent patent happenings. Read More »

Athenahealth’s Jonathan Bush: If I Were a Hospital CIO…

Arundhati Parmar | MedCity News | September 19, 2016

Jonathan Bush, the forever loquacious, occasionally foul-mouthed and mostly unscripted CEO of cloud EHR company athenahealth, got the audience cracking up at the annual Stanford Medicine X conference in Palo Alto, California when he took the stage, declaring: “Shit, I have nothing visceral or profound for you.” He was referring to the unenviable position of having to follow the moving presentations of patients and artists that preceded his keynote on Saturday...

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Crossing The Digital Health Chasm Between Consumers And Providers – Talking With Dr. Eric Topol

Jane Sarasohn-Kahn | HealthPopuli | September 26, 2014

More than twice as many patients than physicians are embracing consumers’ use of new digital technologies to self-diagnose medical conditions on their own.  On the other hand, 91% of doctors are concerned about giving patients access to their detailed electronic health records, anticipating patients will feel anxious about the results; only 34% of consumers are concerned about anxiety-due-to-EHR-exposure...

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Defining An Open Platform for Health IT

It is widely agreed that the future of digital health lies in an “Open Platform”. However, it’s not clear as to exactly what an Open Platform is or how we get there. This blog aims to answer the first question and to provide some guidance on the second. While any given instance of an Open Platform will be a specific implementation of a set of software components owned and operated by a particular organisation (this might be a health and social care organisation or a third party, operating the platform on behalf of a local health and care community), it is most usefully defined by a set of principles rather than the specific details of a particular implementation.

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Digital Health Could Seal Fate Of Small Hospitals

Jennifer Dennard | EMR & EHR | August 30, 2013

I am not a healthcare investment expert by any means, but two recent pieces of news make me wonder if the digital health movement will inadvertently result in the hurried demise of already struggling small and rural hospitals. Read More »

Digital Health Is Dead, Says This Health-Tech Investor

Rob Coppedge | CNBC | September 6, 2017

Let me be clear: I believe strongly in the need for substantive, consumer-centric transformation of the health care system and have been a long-term proponent of the power of entrepreneurs to catalyze and drive these difficult changes. Despite this, I truly struggled to prepare for a recent presentation on the future of venture capital investing in the "digital health" space. The group I addressed expected another digital health pep rally – but, after much reflection, the best I could bring them was an explanation of why, despite the countless blog posts and questionable survey data to the contrary, I believe the digital health party is over and why those of us focused on long-term systemic transformation should be happy to put this hype cycle behind us...

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Digital Health Startups Have Taken $2.2B In Funding So Far In 2014, Already Besting 2013 Total (Report)

Mark Sullivan | VentureBeat | June 30, 2014

The digital health space has continued to heat up, and it’s looking like 2014 will be a big year for investment in the space.  A new Rock Health report says that halfway through 2014 more than $2.2B has been invested in digital health startups...

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Digital Health’s Dirty Little Secrets Revealed

Fard Johnmar | LinkedIn | October 31, 2014

Digital health is hot. Consider the evidence...

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Digital Records And Remote Monitoring Key To Digital Healthcare

Staff Writer | TheInformationDaily.com | August 21, 2013

By offering digital healthcare services that allow patients to update and access their medical records and remotely monitor their treatment, the NHS could offer more efficient health services. Read More »

EHI Live UK Conference Hosts State–of-the-Art Open Source Health IT Solutions

Press Release | EHI Live | October 20, 2015

EHI live, now in its 8th year, is the UK's leading exhibition for digital health, hospital information and healthcare innovation. The event attracts visitors and delegates from around the UK and beyond who are keen to learn from industry leaders and examine new technologies. The EHI Live exhibition gives visitors the chance to see the best that NHS IT suppliers have to offer. EHI Live will take place in Birmingham, UK, Nov 3-4, in Hall 1 at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham. The event will host more than 250 exhibitors showcasing the latest advances in IT healthcare solutions. It will also feature free-to-attend conferences that will address the major healthcare IT industry issues such...[including] the annual HANDI Health Apps conference which features its own specialist app zone, a feature dedicated to the use of open source technology.

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FDA’s Public Data Project To Get An Upgrade Under $1.2M Contract

Whitney Blair Wyckoff | Fed Scoop | January 29, 2015

In an ongoing effort to improve openFDA, San Francisco-based Iodine will work on making the portal more user friendly...

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Get Set For The Digital Health Festival

Staff Writer | eHealth Insider | March 13, 2014

EHealth Insider is launching a new Digital Health Festival to “take the pulse of digital health.”  Taking inspiration from music and cultural festivals, there will be a series of conferences, meetings and social events taking place at different venues at different times from 30 April to 16 May.

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