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UNC Health Care’s Entrepreneur-in-Residence Forecasts the Future of Digital Health

October 18, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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Michael Levy, entrepreneur-in-residence at UNC Health Care System's Center for Health Innovation, shares his perspective on building a digital health program at UNC Health Care and his forecast for digital health's impact on healthcare delivery.

Fostering Innovation in the UNC Health Care System

October 12, 2017  |  David Raths
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UNC Health Care System's Center for Health Innovation helps employees pilot and scale new ideas and builds partnerships with other organizations and startups focused on digital health.

Roadmap to a Connected Digital Healthcare Future

October 9, 2017  |  Bill Tribe and Erik Blazic, A.T. Kearney
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Along almost every dimension, the 2030 healthcare vision is vastly different and improved. Although many components already exist, what’s missing is a cohesive ecosystem.

Boston Children’s Unveils Task Manager for Clinical Teams

October 2, 2017  |  David Raths
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Boston Children’s Hospital’s Innovation and Digital Health Accelerator (IDHA) has unveiled a mobile and web application called Dock Health, that it says gives clinicians and their teams a tool for managing the numerous tasks that are part of clinical care.

Sutter Health, Mental Health America Develop Online Mental Health Support Tool

October 2, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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Sutter Health, a health care system in Northern California, and Mental Health America (MHA) are collaborating on the development of online tools and resources that proactively address mental health concerns before they escalate.

Cedars-Sinai to Offer Apple Watch App

September 28, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Los Angeles-based Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is now offering an Apple Watch app, becoming one of the first U.S. hospitals to do so.

Apple, Fitbit Chosen for FDA Pilot to Accelerate Digital Health Tech Approval

September 27, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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Technology companies Apple, Fitbit, Samsung and Verily were among nine companies that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) selected for a pilot program that will test a new digital health software pre certification process (FDA Pre-cert).

mHealth Company Fails to Deliver on Promises, Settles with FTC

September 26, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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The developers of a mobile app company have reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) following allegations that they falsely promised that consumers who met weekly goals would be paid financial rewards.

Nurses, Physicians Use Personal Devices Even When BYOD is Prohibited

September 21, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Some seven in 10 (71 percent) hospitals now allow BYOD (bring your own device) in the workplace, according to a new survey, which also found that some healthcare professionals use personal devices for work even when BYOD is not allowed.

Phishing in the Stream: Unlimited Bandwidth, Driverless Cars, and the Future of Health Data

September 20, 2017  |  Dave Levin, M.D.
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There is a widespread belief, misguided in my judgement, that owning your own copy of the data has intrinsic value and gives organizations competitive advantages. In contrast, APIs promote a single source of truth approach by making the data available on-demand.

Texas A&M Awarded Grant to Develop Technology for Diabetes, Heart Disease Monitoring

September 13, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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A Texas A&M University System-led consortium of industry, government partners and universities has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant, with the goal of addressing the human and economic burden of diabetes and heart disease in underserved...

Apple Working with Stanford on Heart Study Using Apple Watch

September 12, 2017  |  Heather Landi
news
During an Apple event in Cupertino, California today, Apple introduced its new Apple Watch Series 3 with enhanced health and fitness enhancements.

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