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Patients, Providers Need to Discuss E-Comm, Researchers Say

January 10, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
The relationship that a clinician has with a patient may have a greater impact on patient satisfaction than any technology that used to interact with one another, according to new research.

What Will be Hospital CIOs’ Priorities in 2018?

December 20, 2017  |  Heather Landi
Hospitals CIOs plan to focus on electronic health record (EHR) integration and mobile adoption and physician buy-in, according to a survey conducted by Spok of College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) member CIOs.

Humana Develops Medication Management Tool

December 8, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
A new tool developed by Humana enables the company’s members to keep a list of their medications in one place.

In Michigan, Lakeland Health’s Newfound Focus on Patient Monitoring and Safety

December 7, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
Motivated to improve patient safety, clinical and IT leaders at Lakeland Health have implemented a monitoring system that gives hospital patients an automated early warning score.

Can Technology Transform Behavioral Care? Healthcare Leaders Discuss the Promise and the Hype

December 5, 2017  |  Heather Landi
During a healthcare conference sponsored by MIT’s Sloan School of Management, Don Mordecai, M.D., Kaiser Permanente National Leader for Mental Health and Wellness, shared his perspective on the state of digital health innovation in mental health care.

Stanford Medicine, Apple Launch Heart Study for Apple Watch Owners

November 30, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
Stanford Medicine and Apple today have officially launched a research study in which the Apple Watch’s heart rate sensor will be used to collect data on irregular heart rhythms and notify users who may be experiencing atrial fibrillation (AFib).

mHealth Platforms can Help Diabetes Patients Improve Care, Research Finds

November 28, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
New research has revealed that mobile health (mHealth) tools can potentially help diabetes patients modify their behaviors, better manage their care, and achieve improved health outcomes.

Parkland Health and Hospital System CIO Details How Virtualization Improved Patient Care

November 21, 2017  |  Heather Landi
In 2015, Parkland Health and Hospital System opened a new, larger hospital, creating the need for a new digital strategy. As a result of this digital strategy transformation, clinicians now spend less time with technology, and more time with patients.

Nemours Children’s Launches New Digital Health Platform to Tackle Chronic Disease

November 15, 2017  |  Heather Landi
Nemours Children’s Health System is piloting a new mobile app for asthma patients and their caregivers as part of a broader digital health strategy focused on building disease-specific tools that integrate the patient and clinician experience into one platform.

FDA Approves First Pill with Digital Ingestion Tracking System

November 14, 2017  |  Heather Landi
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first drug in the U.S. with a digital ingestion tracking system. Abilify MyCite, a drug to treat schizophrenia, bipolar and depression in adults, has an ingestible sensor embedded in the pill that...

Texas Company Raises $10M to Expand On-Demand Healthcare Service

November 8, 2017  |  Healthcare Informatics
Ranger Health, a San Antonio-based, on-demand healthcare service and technology company, has raised $10 million in a Series A round of investment.

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

October 18, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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.


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