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

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

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

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

NHS turns to AI to tackle ‘biggest’ healthcare challenges

The UK’s National Health Service (NHS) is to receive a £250 million government injection to spend on artificial intelligence (AI) technology to help tackle “the biggest challenges in health and care”.  According to the UK government’s health department, the new AI Lab will comprise academics, specialists and technology companies.  The focus of the initiative will be on how AI can advance healthcare in areas such … Continue reading NHS turns to AI to tackle ‘biggest’ healthcare challenges

Technology Aspects on Digital Health Market 2019-2028 with key Vendors like Allscripts Healthcare Solutions Inc., McKesson Corporation, eClinicalWorks LLC and More

The rapid increase in demand worldwide Digital Health Market for high-performance technology is an exclusive collection of market trends, Constraints, Size, Share, and major drivers of Key Industry. Beginning with an examination of the current state of the Digital Health market, the research clarifies the dynamics affecting each segment within it. The report aims to analyze market opportunities, risks in the global Digital Health industry and comprehensive … Continue reading Technology Aspects on Digital Health Market 2019-2028 with key Vendors like Allscripts Healthcare Solutions Inc., McKesson Corporation, eClinicalWorks LLC and More

Clarivate Analytics launches Cortellis Digital Health Intelligence, a first-of-its-kind solution covering the global digital health ecosystem

Sets life sciences industry standard as the single source of worldwide insights on digital healthIntegrates with other Cortellis solutions to span the entire development and commercialization lifecycle LONDON and PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Clarivate Analytics plc (NYSE:CCC; CCC.WS), a global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics to accelerate the pace of innovation, today expanded its industry-leading life science intelligence offerings with the launch of Cortellis Digital Health Intelligence™…. Source … Continue reading Clarivate Analytics launches Cortellis Digital Health Intelligence, a first-of-its-kind solution covering the global digital health ecosystem

Rite Aid Taps Healthcare Executive As New CEO To Replace Standley

Rite Aid named a new chief executive officer to replace the embattled John Standley who was blamed for two failed mergers and a battered share price of the U.S. drugstore chain. Heyward Donigan, a longtime healthcare executive, will replace Standley as Rite Aid CEO “effective immediately” and also join the drugstore chain’s board of directors…. Source : https://www.forbes.com/sites/brucejapsen/2019/08/12/rite-aid-taps-new-ceo-to-replace-standley/#70495e944b3e Continue reading Rite Aid Taps Healthcare Executive As New CEO To Replace Standley

Telehealth: Medicare Moves Forward by Proposing New Telehealth Services for 2020

On July 29, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued its proposed 2020 Physician Fee Schedule rule, which contains new telehealth services covered under Medicare. Surprisingly, CMS did not receive any provider requests to add new telehealth services this year. Fortunately, CMS took it upon itself to propose three new codes. This article discusses the proposed new codes, explains how to submit public comments … Continue reading Telehealth: Medicare Moves Forward by Proposing New Telehealth Services for 2020

Key Apple Health researcher departs for new role at the Gates Foundation

One of the earliest members of the Apple Health team has now departed Apple to join the Gates Foundation. As detailedly CNBC, Dr. Andrew Trister joined Apple in 2016, but will now take his talents to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Trister was among one of the first employees to join the Apple Health team. He worked in a vague “special projects” role at the … Continue reading Key Apple Health researcher departs for new role at the Gates Foundation

Digital Health Market: New Business Opportunities, Emerging Trends, Competitive Strategies and Forecasts 2024

The latest report on Digital Health Market Added by 360 Research Reports provides a concise analysis of the industry size, revenue forecast and regional spectrum of this business. The report further illustrates the major challenges and the latest growth strategies adopted by key players who are a part of the dynamic competitive spectrum of this industry. A detailed analysis of the Digital Health market has been compiled … Continue reading Digital Health Market: New Business Opportunities, Emerging Trends, Competitive Strategies and Forecasts 2024

Apple Health researcher jumps ship for Gates Foundation’s digital health group

Andrew Trister, MD, PhD, has left his post in the special projects division of Apple’s health team to join the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, he confirmed to CNBC. At the charitable foundation, Dr. Trister will reportedly lead a new team tasked with investing in globally minded digital health companies. As deputy director of digital health innovation, he told CNBC, he will help entrepreneurs and companies bring … Continue reading Apple Health researcher jumps ship for Gates Foundation’s digital health group

A study that found a need to improve handling of alcohol-related illnesses within hospitals won the Oscar of the research world.

The Digital Health and Digital Aged Care research group from Smart Infrastructure Facilityrecently won the 2019 Research OSCAR, affectionately called the ROSCAR, for the Best Multidisciplinary Project at Illawarra and Shoalhaven Local Health District. Led by Associate Professor Ping Yu, in collaboration with Professor Wilf Yeo, Director of Internal Medicine, along with clinicians led by Mr David Reid, Director of Drug and Alcohol Service at Illawarra and … Continue reading A study that found a need to improve handling of alcohol-related illnesses within hospitals won the Oscar of the research world.