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NY Startups Make The Case For Funding HIE

Anthony Brino | Government Health IT | February 27, 2014

A group of leaders from 33 digital health companies in New York are calling on the legislature to fund the Statewide Health Information Network of New York, or SHIN-NY, just as the organization’s connecting HIEs and information systems are starting to build a critical mass. Read More »

PokitDok Achieves EHNAC Cloud-Enabled and Outsourced Services Accreditation for Health Information Exchange

Press Release | PokitDok | January 9, 2017

PokitDok, a software development platform for the business of healthcare, announced today it has achieved full accreditation with the Outsourced Services Accreditation Program (OSAP) for Health Information Exchange (HIE) and the Cloud-Enabled Accreditation Program (CEAP) from the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC)...

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Population Health Management Becoming a Priority for Providers, but Many Struggle With Stop-Gap Solutions and Lack of Infrastructure, Says Latest Black Book Survey

Press Release | Black Book Market Research | January 30, 2017

Black Book’s most recent report on the state of population health management (PHM) reveals that it is among the fastest-growing areas in the healthcare IT space and several effective end-to-end solutions emerging. Record PHM spending underscores its increasing importance with a reported $8B invested in digital health in sum in 2016, with the majority going to population health and patient experience tools. But even as PHM solutions are quickly becoming a priority for healthcare organizations, in Q1 2017, 81% of providers are tackling population health projects without a strategic technology purchase that meets all their needs...

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Population Health, Analytics, mHealth Vendors Raise $1.8B In Q2

Jennifer Bresnick | EHR Intelligence | July 22, 2014

Health IT vendors have been raking in the dough at record levels, Mercom Capital says in a new report, charting the booming industry’s first $1 billion quarter in venture capital (VC) funding and smashing totals from the entirety of 2013...

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Public Health Tech: The Future of Health Tech You Never Heard Of

Marquesa Finch, MPH | The Doctor Weighs In | January 29, 2017

Digital Health has experienced a glorious boom in the last decade and is expected to reach $379.3 Billion by 2024 with 25% of the growth occurring between 2016 and 2024. Patient management can now be done on user-friendly platforms; physicians can remotely monitor their patients with mobile devices and telemedicine; and personal trackers and genetic testing are allowing patients easier access to their own health data. Clearly, we understand the kind of power technology has on improving the delivery of care and management of disease...

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Questions About The FDA’s New Framework For Digital Health

Nathan G. Cortez, Nicolas Terry, and I. Glenn Cohen | Health Affairs Blog | August 16, 2017

In June 2017, the new Food and Drug Administration (FDA) commissioner Scott Gottlieb pre-announced his agency’s Digital Health Innovation Action Plan that indicates notable shifts in the agency’s approach to digital health technologies. This plan is an important step in FDA regulation of this area, a process that began in 2011 with a draft guidance, followed by significant congressional actions. The new changes should not be surprising, given critiques published by Gottlieb prior to re-joining the FDA...

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Report: Digital Health Firm Investments Skyrocketing

Ken Terry | FierceHealthIT | July 3, 2012

Investments in "digital health" companies--including firms in the health IT and wireless spaces--more than tripled in the first six months of 2012, according to a new report from Burrill & Co., a San Francisco financial services company. Read More »

Samsung Pushes Further Into Smart Home, Digital Healthcare And Virtual Reality At Developer Conference

Phil Goldstein | Fierce Wireless | November 13, 2014

Samsung Electronics kicked off its second annual developer conference with a bevy of announcements intended to ignite enthusiasm around its software for its wearable, digital health, virtual reality and smart home solutions...

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Second annual Healthcare IT Marketing Conference (HITMC)

Prolific blogger and health IT media magnate, John Lynn and I are teaming up again for the second year to produce and deliver a marketing conference focused on helping digital health, health IT, and medical device  innovators. We’re going to be providing actionable advice and specific techniques you can use to cut through the noise when trying to market healthcare and medical tech products to physicians, hospitals, health systems, ACOs, patients, and similar customers. Read More »

Sssh! DataWell’s Clear-Cut Priority Is the Protection of Confidentiality

Michael Cape | Super North | March 17, 2016

Everywhere people are, be it out shopping in a supermarket or sitting at home online, they are adding information to their digital footprint – which feeds into what is known as Big Data and so enables them to be traced. The use of Big Data can be beneficial to society, particularly in terms of health – which is why Gary Leeming’s job as director of informatics for the Greater Manchester Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) is to source and use the digital health footprints of patients both their for own benefit and that of clinicians...

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Top 5 Things Investors Look For In A Fundable Digital Health Startup

Saif Abed | HIT Consultant | June 24, 2013

Dr. Saif Abed shares his top five key investment criteria when reviewing a digital health startup. Read More »

Top 9 Benefits Of Open Sourcing Your Proprietary Medtech Source Code

Shahid Shah | MED Device Online | November 20, 2014

...While the use of OSS in medical device designs is growing, the opportunity to share that device software with others is something very few medical device companies have really considered...

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VA, U.K. health service team up on IT

Joe Conn | Modern Healthcare | March 22, 2013

The healthcare arm of the Veterans Affairs Department and the United Kingdom's National Health Service are teaming up under a three-year agreement to swap leaders, staff and ideas about the use of healthcare information technology by the two huge government-financed systems, according to a new joint report. Read More »

Valuable Mental Health Apps Lost in a Sea of Untrustworthy Digital Solutions

Evan Sweeney | Fierce Healthcare | April 10, 2017

The mental health industry has been flooded with potentially untrustworthy apps.
With more than 10,000 mobile health apps available to assist with mental health treatment, patients and clinicians now face the daunting challenge of parsing out trustworthy digital tools. That challenge has only intensified as more apps have entered the marketplace amid the FDA’s hands-off approach to regulating apps and wearables, researchers wrote in JAMA Psychiatry...

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VCs Should Back Gadgets For The Sick, Not The Healthy, Doctors Say

Emily Wax-Thibodeaux | Venture Capital Dispatch | October 16, 2014

Investors have been lining up to invest in consumer-facing health products, as wearable trackers and health apps have taken off with consumers.  But these digital-health products—widely used today by people who are already healthy—are subject to the same boom-and-bust cycle that has become the norm in other areas of technology...

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