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Digital Health has big buzz this year. For example, it was a hot topic at both the Consumer Electronics Show (“CES”) and the more-serious JP Morgan Healthcare Conference. (“Digital Health” refers to products and businesses that apply modern digital technologies — the web, mobile, the cloud, miniature sensors — to healthcare.)
There has been good buzz before, but now there is solid reason to think that digital health will have impact. At a high level U.S. healthcare faces three big problems: high prices, poor care coordination, and an onslaught of chronic disease. Digital health can address all three problems.
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In venture capital, we always ask: “where’s the pain that your product takes away, and who cares?” In U.S. healthcare the pain (literally) is huge, and everyone cares. Relieving some of that pain makes the prospect of Digital Health exciting.
Virtual home assistants and portable diagnostic devices will help provide better elder care and in turn control medical costs.
Digital health technologies have the power to transform healthcare. Yet many new technologies are hitting ‘last mile" issues and failing to deliver on their promise. We believe that access to the creative minds and patients at our world class medical center can drive insights into the successful development, implementation, and adoption of new digital health technologies.
The Digital Health Coalition, a nonprofit organization with 501(c)(3) status, was created to serve as the collective public voice and national public forum for the discussion of the current and future issues relevant to digital and electronic marketing of healthcare products and services.
The distance between providers represents the space that Digital Health Space is attempting to close using virtual applications, websites, social media, email, web portals and telehealth.
Digital Health Summit focuses on the latest products and consumers' growing demand for high-tech health services.
Curated News , Articles and Infographics from around the world related to the use of Technology in Healthcare.
Digital Trends believes that the ubiquitous integration of technology into our everyday lives is both immensely empowering and often confounding, and we resolve to help our audience make informed decisions that allow them to maximize its potential. We promise to never assume that you know what OLED or CPU stands for, nor will we underestimate the value of your take on, or expectation of, technology.
The voice of mobile healthcare.
Thank you for your interest in the Story of Digital Health! As we are seeing and experiencing, digital health – the convergence of the digital and genetics revolutions with health and healthcare – is empowering us to better track, manage, and improve our own and our family’s health. It’s also helping to reduce inefficiencies in healthcare delivery, improve access, reduce costs, increase quality, and make medicine more personalized and precise.
Dr. Bertalan Mesko, PhD is the Medical Futurist. A geek physician with a PhD in genomics and Amazon Top 100 author, he envisions the impact of digital health technologies on the future of healthcare, and helps patients, doctors, government regulators and companies make it a reality.
Launched in 2007, Health Media Network is the fastest growing digital Point of Care media company in the U.S., reaching more than 55,000 physicians in over 12,000 medical offices and healthcare systems across the country. HMN offers 30 specialty health networks that educate and empower patients to facilitate better conversations with their doctors.
Medgadget is an independent on-line journal covering the latest medical gadgets and technologies, discoveries in medical science, and the progress of the digital revolution in the healthcare industry.
TEDMED celebrates conversations that demonstrate the intersection and connections between all things medical and healthcare related: from personal health to public health, devices to design and Hollywood to the hospital. Together, this encompasses more than twenty percent of our GNP in America while touching everyone's life around the globe.
We are engaging patients, providers and the connected health community to deliver quality care outside of traditional medical settings. Telehealth, remote care and disease management initiatives reflect the opportunities for technology-enabled care programs. Join us - share your thoughts, learn from others - help transform healthcare.
Evidation Health began as a collaboration between GE Ventures and Stanford Health Care to realize a shared vision for a digital health enabled future.
At the University of Southern California Center for Body Computing (CBC) we believe that technology solutions are not the problem or the drivers of our terrific and ever rising health care costs, they are the solutions, and they represent the very best achievements in modern society. The need for these digital health products, when their capability is fully realized, will transcend policy and politics.
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