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Doctors Going Mobile, But Still Skeptical of Connected Health | Xconomy

Doctors Going Mobile, But Still Skeptical of Connected Health | Xconomy | Digital Healthcare Innovation | Scoop.it

At least two-thirds of American doctors surveyed use mobile-health apps on the job. But about two-thirds also think a truly connected healthcare system in the U.S. is more than five years away—or won’t happen at all.


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Laurent FLOURET's curator insight, April 11, 2014 8:56 AM

More than 70 percent of the doctors mentioned cost as a challenge for connected health systems. Technology problems, clinicians’ resistance to change, and privacy concerns also scored high on the list.

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FDA draws up regulations for health IT sector

FDA draws up regulations for health IT sector | Digital Healthcare Innovation | Scoop.it

“Health IT” no longer applies just to a hospital’s scheduling or billing system.

Increasingly, the term denotes a more complex mix of technologies, beyond those performing administrative tasks. It includes software that processes a patient’s electronic health records to suggest treatment, machines that can perform surgery and medical devices that relay information to a physician’s smartphone.


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Laurent FLOURET's curator insight, April 15, 2014 1:46 PM

FDA might pursue a loose regulatory framework for some elements of health-care IT, allowing technologists to innovate without being burdened by federal oversight, said Gartner analyst Wes Rishel.

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PatientsLikeMe signs five-year data access deal with Genentech

PatientsLikeMe signs five-year data access deal with Genentech | Digital Healthcare Innovation | Scoop.it
Boston-based PatientsLikeMe, a hub for crowd-sourced patient data and an open research platform, has announced its most wide-reaching pharma partnership yet, a five-year agreement to share data with Genentech, a division of Roche.

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Laurent FLOURET's curator insight, April 15, 2014 1:49 PM

Genentech will have access to to PatientsLikeMe’s network “to enable cross-sectional research and broader discovery of patient insights,” according to the press release.