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The importance of new technologies for doctors and patients, the future of mHealth in hospitals and the need for innovation in health. Interview with Jorge Juan Fernández.

From www.mobilehealthglobal.com

"Jorge Juan Fernández is one of the top Spanish and European experts in digital health. He leads the digitalization of Barcelona's prestigious children's Hospital Sant Joan de Déu (HSJD), a well-known centre for its e-health innovation. He has a real thirst for knowledge in innovation and digital health and says that he tries to keep up to date, a real arduous task in our fast paced world. Fernández spoke to Mobile Health Global about the importance of new technologies for doctors and patients, the future of mHealth in hospitals and the need for innovation in healthcare."

ET Russell's curator insight, September 22, 2014 8:15 AM

vía @mHealthGlobal

Cloud, Mobile, Healthcare And Enterprise Software Lead Deloitte's 2014 Global Venture Capital Confidence Survey

From www.forbes.com

Cloud and SaaS-based start-ups are generating the greatest levels of confidence with global investors today, up 2% from 2013. Global investors continue to place a very high level of confidence in Cloud- and SaaS-based startups, with the industry receiving a 4.11 score on a 5.0 confidence rating scale. These and other key [...]
Peter Azzopardi's curator insight, September 8, 2014 5:52 PM

These and other key findings are from the 2014 Global Venture Capital Confidence Survey published last month by Deloitte & Touche LLP and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA).

How technology can help tackle the rising cost of healthcare in Asia Pacific

From digitalapac.com

Throughout the world, governments are grappling with the growing challenge of providing quality, affordable healthcare. Increasingly, they’re turning to technology for the solution.

In the Asia Pacific region, the challenge is particularly acute. Healthcare costs are rising and putting pressure on many government budgets. The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare calculates annual spending on healthcare services now exceeds $A 6,200 per person. Other developed countries in the region are facing similar burgeoning costs.

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PSFK Future Of Health Report

From www.slideshare.net

This report examines 13 trends that fit within four larger themes highlighting how consumer technologies, data analytics and information systems are changing the way healthcare is delivered both from a patient and physician...

ET Russell's curator insight, February 24, 2014 3:31 PM

A compressive presentation supported by [VIDEOS] and examples covering:

- Behavioural nudge

- Holistic tracking

- Incentivized wellness

-  Game therapy

- Empowered Patient

- DYI diagnosis

- Care guidance

- Social support communities

- Orchestrated care

- Remotehouse calls 

- Cloud powered medical records

- Physician to physician networks

-  Data driven plans

- Augmented treatment

- Embedded vital monitors

- Overlay OR (visualisation tools)









From eHealth to mHealth: mobile phones look after your health

From mobileworldcapital.com

Analysis of the influence of technology and smartphones in the field of medicine and how it they can be used to look after our health. @MWCBarcelona

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Patient engagement, mobile health and meaningful use | mHealthNews

From www.mhealthnews.com

With the proliferation of smartphones and tablets, mobile technologies are quickly being adopted as a means to alleviate certain physician pain points and strengthen patient self-management. The recently released Meaningful Use Stage 2 objectives hold a larger focus on patient engagement, and mobile health holds promise as a key tool in helping organizations address these requirements. In fact, many of the engagement objectives that were optional in Stage 1 – such as patient reminders and education resources – are now required in Stage 2. Additionally, many of the Stage 2 rules reference the delivery of results directly to patients. 


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Wellness Mindset: Service Line Marketing to Keep Patients Out of the Hospital [PODCAST]

From www.healthcaresuccess.com

In our conversation with Eula McKinney today, she talks with Lonnie Hirsch about:

- how traditional hospital and service line marketing is shifting.

 - how traditional hospital and service line marketing is shifting.

“The hospital marketing strategy now needs to take into account preventative, acute care and post acute organizations, because as an industry, we are now responsible for the full continuum of clinical care,” 


ET Russell's curator insight, August 25, 2013 3:10 AM

Food for thought:

How can we change patients away from a transactional encounter to a relationship-based patient so they can contribute to their own healthcare?


Increasing patient participation through online information, accessibility via mobiles,  apps, email/sms reminders, phone apps with Gamification which rewards patient...


Marc Andreessen Describes How Google Glass Will Revolutionize Health Care via @bloomberg

From www.businessinsider.com

Think of a doctors "dealing with wounded patients and right there in their field of vision, if they're trying to do any kind of procedure, they'll have step-by-step instructions walking them through it. Don't have to call anyone, it's just there. That kind of thing, where we can view the Internet overlaid on the real world is transformative in a lot of different areas," he said.

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/marc-andreessen-describes-how-google-glass-will-revolutionize-health-care-2013-4#ixzz2RwwnDR7y

Farid Mheir's curator insight, April 30, 2013 8:40 AM

Unfortunately this interview has only a single example but finally it is one that relates to business, healthcare in this case. Additional examples are provided, and they have mostly to do with regards to customer support, or instant help.

Report says mHealth sensor market will grow 70% annually -- but what about slow adoption?

From medcitynews.com

A new report estimates the market for sensors and mobile health apps will grow to $5.6 million by 2017. But how can that be if the adoption rate has been flat?
Best Doctors's curator insight, April 29, 2013 4:38 PM

Medical apps: undreds of companies are making them, but who is using them?

HEALTHCARE: Cloud-Computing Tools For Doctors And Physicians | CloudTweaks

From www.cloudtweaks.com

Cloud storage. Information storage is of major importance for doctors as they need to keep medical records, notes, test results, cardiology and radiology images, available and secure. There are two alternatives when it comes to cloud storage solutions for medical services: the electronic medical record solution (EMR) and the electronic health record solution (EHR)

Kevin Moran's curator insight, March 4, 2013 1:54 PM

Questions about EMR, EHR, MU, ACA, PQRS?  Contact the Health Management Physician Network - 239.552.3739

Paul Gagnon's curator insight, March 7, 2013 4:11 PM

As bandwidth expands the mobile access will increase commensurate with the security risk...

Health-care sector vulnerable to hackers, researchers say

From www.washingtonpost.com

Security researchers warn that intruders could exploit known gaps to steal patients’ records for use in identity theft schemes and even launch disruptive attacks that could shut down critical hospital systems..

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Social Media, mHealth and Medicine: 2012 in Review and Hopes for the Future

From healthworkscollective.com

As we reflect on 2012 and the changes that have occurred in healthcare, I am astounded by the increasingly significant roles that social media and mHealth are playing in medicine today.
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