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Australia’s First Pharmacy Digital Health Virtual Summit – Wednesday 18th of September 2019. Get your free ticket today!

KCE Global Consulting invites you to be part of Australia’s first Pharmacy Digital Health Virtual Summit delivered entirely online on Wednesday the 18th of September 2019. The Virtual Summit theme is “How will Australia’s National Digital Health Strategy impact the Pharmacy’s future?”. Join International and Australian expert speakers gathering online to share their insights. The Pharmacy Digital Health Virtual Summit is an event you don’t … Continue reading Australia’s First Pharmacy Digital Health Virtual Summit – Wednesday 18th of September 2019. Get your free ticket today!

Mercy expands RWE program to capture data from other providers

The technology wing of the Mercy health system has created a real-world evidence (RWE) network that will pool data from providers, Mercy announced Tuesday. Medical device and pharma companies can subscribe to the network, giving them access to RWE to support their development, regulatory and commercial activities…. Source : https://www.medtechdive.com/news/mercy-expands-rwe-program-to-capture-data-from-other-providers/561063/ Continue reading Mercy expands RWE program to capture data from other providers

NHS Trust introduces information tool to protect FGM victim

Milton Keynes University Hospital (MKUH) has become the first NHS Trust to introduce an information sharing tool which aims to protect women at risk of suffering female genital mutilation (FGM). The Female Genital Mutilation-Information Sharing (FGM-IS) solution is a tool which allows relevant, authorised healthcare professionals and administrative staff in the region to view information about girls with a family history of FGM, providing an opportunity to … Continue reading NHS Trust introduces information tool to protect FGM victim

Digital Health Profiles Motivate Patients with Chronic Disease to Seek Prevention

Personal digital health profiles show promise in a step-wise approach to chronic disease prevention, according to research published in the journal BMC Public Health. Of the 22% of patients advised to get a health check at their general practitioner, almost all of them (19%) did. And of the nearly 25% of patients advised to schedule an appointment for behavior-change counseling at their municipal health center, 21% took the … Continue reading Digital Health Profiles Motivate Patients with Chronic Disease to Seek Prevention

‘Intensive blood pressure management’ may preserve brain health

New research compares intensive blood pressure control with standard blood pressure management and finds that the former correlates with a lower chance of developing white matter lesions later in life. Numerous large, cohort studies have linked midlife hypertension to mild cognitive impairment and dementia later on. Some of these studies found a higher risk of lesions in the brain’s white matter in older age among people with high blood pressure in their 50s. … Continue reading ‘Intensive blood pressure management’ may preserve brain health

Surgical Site Infection Control Market Growth Rate 2019 | Rising Trends, Demand Status and Growth Potential in Healthcare Sector Forecast to 2024

The Research Report on “Surgical Site Infection Control Market” 2019 report includes every aspect of the Surgical Site Infection Control industry along with the progress performance. Surgical Site Infection Control Market report presents an analysis of market size, share, and growth, trends, and price structure, statistical and detailed data of the Surgical Site Infection Control industry. Additionally, Surgical Site Infection Control Market 2019 research report … Continue reading Surgical Site Infection Control Market Growth Rate 2019 | Rising Trends, Demand Status and Growth Potential in Healthcare Sector Forecast to 2024

Children who frequently fidget have better health: study

Children who are frequently fidgeting during everyday activities burn more calories, using up energy amounting to nearly 3kg of body weight a year, according to a study.Advertising The study, which was carried out in Australia but involved academics at the University of Strathclyde in Scotland, said fidgeting could have a “meaningful” biological or health effects in early childhood. Forty children took it in turns to … Continue reading Children who frequently fidget have better health: study

Local Opinion: Arizona is making strides in ‘whole person’ health care

The following column is the opinion and analysis of the writer. With continued reports of health care’s rising costs, the battle against the opioid epidemic and the effort to build the work force, it’s understandable why some may feel pessimistic about the future of health care in Arizona. But those of us who work in the health-care field see progress, ongoing opportunity and the chance … Continue reading Local Opinion: Arizona is making strides in ‘whole person’ health care

Town hall on mass shootings focuses on faith, media and mental health

SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) – About 150 people showed up for a town hall following the recent mass shootings, and in an anonymous poll, most of them said they favor a ban on assault-style weapons. Chris Obrecht and several others say they have a problem with the term “assault weapons.” “The assault weapon definition, they’ve been unable to figure it out,” he said. Eva Perez … Continue reading Town hall on mass shootings focuses on faith, media and mental health

Healthgrades Recognizes Prime Healthcare Hospitals with 21 Five-Star Ratings and Nine Awards for Women’s Healthcare

Prime Healthcare hospitals have been nationally recognized with 21 Five-Star Ratings and nine Specialty Excellence Awards for women’s healthcare by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for information about physicians and hospitals. “Healthgrades recognizes hospitals for providing exceptional care for women’s health. That eight Prime Healthcare hospitals have received 21 Five-Star Ratings and Nine Specialty Excellence Awards in this category alone shows a clear commitment to … Continue reading Healthgrades Recognizes Prime Healthcare Hospitals with 21 Five-Star Ratings and Nine Awards for Women’s Healthcare

Artificial Intelligence Markets in Medical Diagnostics, 2019: AI is Revolutionizing the Healthcare Industry – The Most Targeted Medical Applications, and Which Companies are Going for Them? Research and Markets Logo

With the development of deep learning and neural networks, artificial intelligence (AI) has gained learning capabilities. The result is that some new AIs can now recognize patterns better than human eyes. It paves the way for the emergence of a new generation of medical diagnostic devices capable of surpassing the detection skills of the best medical practitioners. Because artificial intelligence can be replicated, the expertise … Continue reading Artificial Intelligence Markets in Medical Diagnostics, 2019: AI is Revolutionizing the Healthcare Industry – The Most Targeted Medical Applications, and Which Companies are Going for Them? Research and Markets Logo

Digital solutions ‘should be encouraged’ to ease pressure on GPs

uture policies need to encourage the adoption of digital solutions to ease patient demand on GPs, the director of the Digital Healthcare Council has said. Simply “peddling faster” to keep up with demand is unsustainable, Graham Kendall told Digital Health News. Instead, smarter solutions like digital services need to be taken advantage of. His comments come in response to a Pulse survey that found the average wait … Continue reading Digital solutions ‘should be encouraged’ to ease pressure on GPs

2 New Digital Health Stocks for Your Watch List

The U.S. spent a whopping $3.6 trillion on healthcare in 2018, and an aging population with lots of chronic conditions to manage is expected to drive up costs to a mind-bending $6 trillion by 2027. At the moment, overtreatment, fraud, and other sources of waste sap an estimated 30% of that spending. Roughly $1 trillion worth of efficiency just waiting to be squeezed out of … Continue reading 2 New Digital Health Stocks for Your Watch List

Healthcare Needs AI, AI Needs Causality

Note: This is a follow-up to an earlier article on causal machine learning, “AI Needs More Why”. There’s much to be excited about with artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare: Google AI is improving the workflow of clinicians with predictive models for diabetic retinopathy [2], many new approaches are achieving expert-level performance in tasks such as classification of skin cancer [3], and others surpassing the capabilities of … Continue reading Healthcare Needs AI, AI Needs Causality

Eli Lilly launches innovation challenge for digital health tools to treat IBD

Eli Lilly announced Aug. 14 an open challenge to promote the development of innovative digital solutions for the care of inflammatory bowel disease. Individuals and teams are invited to submit proposals leveraging technologies such as mobile apps, wearable devices, algorithms and digital games to improve monitoring, condition management and/or care enhancement for IBD patients. The “Transforming IBD Care” challenge will accept submissions through Sept. 30, after which … Continue reading Eli Lilly launches innovation challenge for digital health tools to treat IBD

Healthcare Consulting Services Market | Recent Developments, Competitive Landscape and Geographic Analysis to 2023

Geographically, healthcare consulting services market dominated by North America, but Asia Pacific is estimated to register the highest CAGR to 2023, due to the increasing need for remote care and telemedicine in rural areas in region. Healthcare consulting services market growing at 10.2% CAGR and expected to reach USD 15.88 billion by 2023 from USD 9.76 billion in 2018. Report focuses on strategy consulting, digital consulting, IT … Continue reading Healthcare Consulting Services Market | Recent Developments, Competitive Landscape and Geographic Analysis to 2023