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Microsoft Smartwatch Will Reportedly Have 11 Sensors

Microsoft Smartwatch Will Reportedly Have 11 Sensors | Digital Innovation in Healthcare | Scoop.it

A new source claims that Microsoft's rumored smartwatch will debut in October and feature an inward-facing screen.


Via Olivier Janin, Celine Sportisse
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No pressure iWatch...

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#ASCO17: Online Symptom-Monitoring Tool Improves Survival for Those Undergoing Chemotherapy for Metastatic Cancer

#ASCO17: Online Symptom-Monitoring Tool Improves Survival for Those Undergoing Chemotherapy for Metastatic Cancer | Digital Innovation in Healthcare | Scoop.it
A study presented at the 2017 annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology showed that an online tool to monitor patients’ symptoms improved overall survival.
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"Compared to patients who received usual care, patients who used the web tool to self-report symptoms had a longer median overall survival (31.2 months vs. 26 months)."

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VR Vaccine - Around the pill (injection)

VR Vaccine - Around the pill (injection) | Digital Innovation in Healthcare | Scoop.it
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Simple concept with huge impact. Brilliant!

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No longer under the Withings name, Nokia's connected health ecosystem hits market

No longer under the Withings name, Nokia's connected health ecosystem hits market | Digital Innovation in Healthcare | Scoop.it
As promised, Nokia has officially launched its suite of consumer digital health tools that formerly lived under the Withings name. Along with the connected scale, blood pressure monitor, thermometer and activity tracker, Nokia has also released a digital program for chronic condition management called the Patient Care Platform and an updated version of the Health Mate app.
Via Ricard Robledo
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"Nokia’s foray into consumer digital health products is reminiscent of Philips Healthcare’s launch of clinically-validated health-monitored devices last summer."

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Blood test able to identify prostate cancer patients likely to benefit from AstraZeneca's PARP inhibitor Lynparza: study

Blood test able to identify prostate cancer patients likely to benefit from AstraZeneca's PARP inhibitor Lynparza: study | Digital Innovation in Healthcare | Scoop.it
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One more step toward precision medicine.

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Jeff Bezos's Amazon Wants a Slice of the Multibillion-Dollar Pharmacy Market

Jeff Bezos's Amazon Wants a Slice of the Multibillion-Dollar Pharmacy Market | Digital Innovation in Healthcare | Scoop.it

"Amazon is looking to hire someone to support its "Professional Healthcare Program," an indication that Bezos wants to get in on the multibillion-dollar pharmacy market."

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It does make a lot of sense... #supplychainexpert #bestcustomerservice

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Healthgrades, Conversa roll out AI chatbots at many customer hospitals

Healthgrades, Conversa roll out AI chatbots at many customer hospitals | Digital Innovation in Healthcare | Scoop.it
Healthgrades, a company which originally focused on physician ratings but has lately expanded into customer relationship management for hospitals as well, has tapped Conversa to create CareChats, an AI-powered chatbot that helps hospitals follow up with recently discharged patients.
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"We believe this is absolutely critical to strengthening the doctor-patient relationship". "Strengthening" is not the first word that comes to my mind.

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Glooko, Fit4D combine digital diabetes management, human coaching

Glooko, Fit4D combine digital diabetes management, human coaching | Digital Innovation in Healthcare | Scoop.it
Glooko and Fit4D, a diabetes-focused health coaching service, are combining their offerings to provide patients with an “end-to-end” solution for diabetes management.
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"Scaleable, integrated diabetes management offerings" #ehealth #novonordisk #partnership

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I Asked Amazon’s Alexa To Diagnose Me And This Is What Happened

I Asked Amazon’s Alexa To Diagnose Me And This Is What Happened | Digital Innovation in Healthcare | Scoop.it
What happened when a hypochondriac asked Amazon's Alexa Echo device to diagnose her symptoms? Read on.
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Hilarious article on Alexa Healthtap's Dr. A.I. app! OK, it is not 100% functional but wait a bit... (Moore's law kicking in)

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The IVY Podcast by IVY: The Social University on iTunes

The IVY Podcast by IVY: The Social University on iTunes | Digital Innovation in Healthcare | Scoop.it
Download past episodes or subscribe to future episodes of The IVY Podcast by IVY: The Social University for free.
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Great podcasts! I recommend to start with #8: "A Guide to Intrapreneurship with @erickoester" as it is packed with great insights and examples. @IVYconnect 

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Rythm Unveils Morpheo, The First AI Platform That Helps Diagnose Sleep Disorders

Rythm Unveils Morpheo, The First AI Platform That Helps Diagnose Sleep Disorders | Digital Innovation in Healthcare | Scoop.it
Rythm Unveils Morpheo, The First AI Platform That Helps Diagnose Sleep Disorders
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"Morpheo will explore and provide sleep clinicians with a free online software that will automatically analyze sleep patterns and help improve and speed diagnosis related to sleep." #diagnosis #AI #ML #blockchain #opensource #cocorico

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The wonder drug: A digital revolution in health care is speeding up | The Economist

The wonder drug: A digital revolution in health care is speeding up | The Economist | Digital Innovation in Healthcare | Scoop.it
WHEN someone goes into cardiac arrest, survival depends on how quickly the heart can be restarted. Enter Amazon’s Echo, a voice-driven computer that answers to the name of Alexa, which can recite life-saving instructions about cardiopulmonary resuscitation, a skill taught to it by the American Heart Association.
Laurent FLOURET's insight:

Lots of examples demonstrating that "the biggest winners from digital health care will be the patients who receive better treatment, and those who avoid becoming patients at all". Despite challenges, especially around data privacy and safety, change is inevitable!

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A.I. Versus M.D.

A.I. Versus M.D. | Digital Innovation in Healthcare | Scoop.it
What happens when diagnosis is automated?
Laurent FLOURET's insight:

Very well written article from @DrSidMukherjee: "The algorithm can solve a case. It cannot build a case. The algorithm will give you a diagnosis."

I do believe Deep Learning will eventually do more (i.e.: know why) #replacevsaugment

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The Entrepreneur with the $100 Million Plan to Link Brains to Computers

The Entrepreneur with the $100 Million Plan to Link Brains to Computers | Digital Innovation in Healthcare | Scoop.it
Tech big shots are charging into neuroscience, but do they even have a clue?
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“It’s time for neuroscience to graduate from academia to a general neuroscience platform,” says Johnson. With such a technology “a whole range of new applications—a lot of white space—would open up.”

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AliveCor, Mayo partner again, this time on sudden cardiac death

AliveCor, Mayo partner again, this time on sudden cardiac death | Digital Innovation in Healthcare | Scoop.it
Mayo Clinic and smartphone electrocardiogram maker AliveCor have inked a new partnership focused on the preventive screening of a genetic disorder that can cause sudden cardiac arrest.
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Patient-centric solution: "A Kardia-based screening tool could be a low-cost, portable solution. Rather than requiring a student to visit a doctor’s office and undergo a 12-lead ECG, multiple students could be screened quickly by a coach using a hand-held device."

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Fitbit developing device to help detect sleep apnea

Fitbit developing device to help detect sleep apnea | Digital Innovation in Healthcare | Scoop.it

Fitbit said it is developing wearable technology to help diagnose and monitor sleep apnoea by tracking heart rate and fluctuations in oxygen levels. Conor Heneghan, lead sleep research scientist at Fitbit, indicated that the company is aiming to bring its product to market within a year, if it can demonstrate that the device delivers accurate results.

Laurent FLOURET's insight:

Natural evolution: "Fitbit [...] is aiming to transform itself from a maker of fitness tracking bracelets to a provider of a "must-have" healthcare kit."

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Wearable sensor helps people keep tabs on drinking

Wearable sensor helps people keep tabs on drinking | Digital Innovation in Healthcare | Scoop.it
Electrical engineers are creating a wearable sensor to help people manage their alcohol intake.
Laurent FLOURET's insight:

Lots of potential (excessive drinking cost the American economy $249 billion in 2010. Alcohol abuse is also known to kill about 88,000 people in the United States every year). As long as it does not share data with my mother...

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Otsuka, Proteus refile for FDA approval of digital medicine | FierceBiotech

Otsuka, Proteus refile for FDA approval of digital medicine | FierceBiotech | Digital Innovation in Healthcare | Scoop.it
Otsuka and Proteus Digital Health have refiled for FDA approval of their digital medicine. The filing is intended to address the human factor testing shortcomings that prompted the FDA to reject the original application.
Laurent FLOURET's insight:

What Digital Health is about for patients: "deliver better health outcomes" and for manufacturers: "differentiate [...] in the face of generic competition"!

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Humana CMO explains why the insurer sees itself as a data analytics company 'more than anything else'

Humana CMO explains why the insurer sees itself as a data analytics company 'more than anything else' | Digital Innovation in Healthcare | Scoop.it
In an increasingly value-driven payment world, Humana Chief Medical Officer Roy Beveridge views the insurer as a data analytics company as much as a healthcare payer. In a conversation with FierceHealthcare, Beveridge explained that shift and why getting data and analytics in front of providers has brought the two industries closer together.
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And CMO added about IT system: "The question is how do you use it. It’s not a pure IT game; it’s how you use it and with whom you use it."

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Google is super secretive about its anti-aging research. No one knows why.

Google is super secretive about its anti-aging research. No one knows why. | Digital Innovation in Healthcare | Scoop.it
Researchers are puzzled by Calico’s stealthiness and say it’s not good for science.
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Moonshot!

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Verily launches the Baseline study to collect health data from around 10 000 participants | FirstWord MedTech

Verily launches the Baseline study to collect health data from around 10 000 participants | FirstWord MedTech | Digital Innovation in Healthcare | Scoop.it
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Verily launches the Baseline study to collect health data from around 10 000 participants | FirstWord MedTech

"Designed to develop a well-defined reference, or 'baseline,' of health as well as a rich data platform that may be used to better understand the transition from health to disease and identify additional risk factors for disease." Also to "test and develop new tools and technologies to access, organise and activate health information."

 

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Introducing Verily Study Watch

Introducing Verily Study Watch | Digital Innovation in Healthcare | Scoop.it

Today, we are proud to debut our newest investigational device, the Verily Study Watch. The ability to passively capture health data...

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Truly created for observational studies (see features). Would like to know more about sensors accuracy...

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In small study, AiCure app led to 50 percent improvement in medication adherence

In small study, AiCure app led to 50 percent improvement in medication adherence | Digital Innovation in Healthcare | Scoop.it
A forthcoming 28-patient study in the American Heart Association's journal Stroke shows that AiCure's artificial intelligence platform led to a 50 percent improvement in adherence to oral anticoagulants.
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Tackling adherence in clinical trials (improving health outcomes and reducing costs) with a smartphone and AI.

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How to succeed as a chief digital officer in pharma | McKinsey & Company

How to succeed as a chief digital officer in pharma | McKinsey & Company | Digital Innovation in Healthcare | Scoop.it
The life-sciences industry is embracing digital to unlock innovation. We spoke to ten digital leaders at global pharmaceutical companies to understand how they focus their efforts.
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"Successful CDOs build teams that can generate insights from digital tools and have the courage to make bold, disruptive bets. These leaders also create a portfolio of initiatives that match company priorities and make the organizational changes needed to execute those initiatives successfully."

 

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Infographic: Physician Survey Regarding Patients Who Share Wearable Collected Health Data

Infographic: Physician Survey Regarding Patients Who Share Wearable Collected Health Data | Digital Innovation in Healthcare | Scoop.it

A WebMD survey finds that patients are more engaged when they share their own health with their doctors.


Via Pharma Guy
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Value of patient-gathered data is NOT "debatable" anymore, especially with the multiplication of data point tracked...

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Halo Health's curator insight, April 3, 2:31 PM

Interesting graphic about how fitness trackers help with patient engagement.

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Novartis, Cota Healthcare re-up on breast cancer

Novartis, Cota Healthcare re-up on breast cancer | Digital Innovation in Healthcare | Scoop.it
Novartis and precision medicine player Cota Healthcare have inked a multiyear partnership to improve clinical outcomes and reduce costs for breast cancer patients.
Laurent FLOURET's insight:

"Data and insight that comes directly from patient records—real-world evidence—is transforming how pharmaceutical and life science companies develop more precise, targeted therapies"

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