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Global IoT Healthcare Market Will Reach USD 14,660 million by 2022: Zion Market Research

Global IoT Healthcare Market Will Reach USD 14,660 million by 2022: Zion Market Research | Digital Health | Scoop.it
According to the report, global IoT Healthcare Market was valued at around USD 5,800 million in the year 2014 and it is expected to reach approximately USD 14,660 million by 2022. The global IoT Healthcare market is expected to exhibit a CAGR of more than 11.0% between 2017 and 2022.
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Global IoT Healthcare Market Will Reach USD 14,660 million by 2022.

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Technology of virtual reality at the service of health

Technology of virtual reality at the service of health | Digital Health | Scoop.it
Only one in five children need additional medication to relieve post-operative anxiety and pain after VR treatment that causes a sleeping state that keeps children calm and loose, according to scientific studies. These surveys were published on the occasion of the annual ASA medical conference, which is underway in San …
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Studies have shown that virtual reality has reduced anxiety and total postoperative opioid consumption.

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Establishing Meaningful Informed Consent: Challenges in mHealth

Establishing Meaningful Informed Consent: Challenges in mHealth | Digital Health | Scoop.it
The role of mHealth technologies, including smartphone applications and wearable sensors that enable real-time health monitoring, has become more prevalent within the last decade.
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mHealth applications have become increasingly used in health monitoring and clinical practice.

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DFree, a smartphone-connected wearable for incontinence, launches in US

DFree, a smartphone-connected wearable for incontinence, launches in US | Digital Health | Scoop.it
San Diego-based Triple W has launched a new wearable connected health monitor in the United States, focused on urinary incontinence. The sensor, called DFree, uses an ultrasound sensor to monitor changes in bladder size. Then proprietary algorithms translate that data into information about when a user should head to the bathroom.
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This mHealth sensor, called DFree, uses an ultrasound sensor to monitor changes in bladder size.

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Digital pathology startup Deep Lens raises $3.2M

Digital pathology startup Deep Lens raises $3.2M | Digital Health | Scoop.it
Deep Lens enables pathologist to study a large number of digitized slides and make cancer diagnoses without the use of a traditional microscope.
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Digital pathology is a hot area for investors this year. Another AI-powered digital pathology startup, Proscia, raised $8.3 million just last month.

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Innovative UT pilot develops platform to help providers adopt digital health tools

Innovative UT pilot develops platform to help providers adopt digital health tools | Digital Health | Scoop.it

Healthcare is complicated. There's no getting around it. Which is why hospital leaders should be extremely skeptical of individual technologies that say they can fix it, says Lynda Chin, MD, executive director for real-world education detection and intervention at The University of Texas System and professor at Dell Medical School.

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The idea is to create a connected ecosystem of care, given that "no single device, app, or piece of data in isolation that will deliver benefits to patients."

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Experts debate telemedicine merits and myths

Experts debate telemedicine merits and myths | Digital Health | Scoop.it
At next week's Connected Health Conference, doctors from Harvard and UPMC will tackle the question of whether telemedicine's costs outweigh its benefits.
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This week, doctors from Harvard and UPMC will tackle the question of whether telemedicine's costs outweigh its benefits.

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With $4.5B, Q3 2018 was digital health funding's biggest quarter yet

With $4.5B, Q3 2018 was digital health funding's biggest quarter yet | Digital Health | Scoop.it
A new report from StartUp Health Insights shows large, late-stage deals are driving the trend.
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$4.5 billion in digital health funding for Q3 2018.

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Patients' transformation into consumers upends the payer model

High deductibles and increased engagement are changing what patients expect out of their insurer and provider.
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New health insurers are focusing on technology and digital tools, to enter the game.

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156-year old insurer John Hancock now requires customers to use health wearables

156-year old insurer John Hancock now requires customers to use health wearables | Digital Health | Scoop.it
In a controversial move, John Hancock will now require all policyholders to track their health with wearables.
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John Hancock insurer now offers financing for health wearables to record fitness and health data.

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Can blockchain transform healthcare IT?

Can blockchain transform healthcare IT? | Digital Health | Scoop.it
How the technology-enabled mechanism of trust might affect the way medical information is handled.
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Blockchain can help by creating a secure way to electronically hold health data.

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Malware hits medical devices at 18 percent of healthcare orgs in last year

Malware hits medical devices at 18 percent of healthcare orgs in last year | Digital Health | Scoop.it
A new CHIME-KLAS survey of CIOs, CISOs and other security leaders finds that few are confident in their ability to protect patient safety and prevent disruptions from cybercriminals.
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Nearly one in five provider organizations have seen malware or ransomware infect or impact medical device.

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The blockchain at the service of health data –

The blockchain at the service of health data – | Digital Health | Scoop.it
The patient is now becoming an actor in his health : telemedicine is improving and simplifying health practices and public authorities and companies are working together to develop new technologies in this field. A particular infatuation is... #application #bigdata #blockchain #cybercriminalite
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The main applications of blockchain in healthcare are supply chain management, patient registery, medical research.

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Israel to launch Big Data health project | Reuters

Israel to launch Big Data health project | Reuters | Digital Health | Scoop.it
Israel will invest nearly 1 billion shekels ($287 million) in a project to make data about the state of health of its population available to researchers and private companies, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday.
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Israel will invest nearly $287 million in big data to investigate real-world evidence.

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Google creates AI to detect when breast cancer spreads

Google creates AI to detect when breast cancer spreads | Digital Health | Scoop.it
Google's new artificial intelligence algorithm, dubbed LYNA, accurately detects the spread of breast cancer — but the company is taking pains to highlight that the tool is meant to assist, not replace, human pathologists
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Google's new artificial intelligence algorithm, dubbed LYNA, accurately detects the spread of breast cancer.

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AI-powered perinatal monitoring system cuts newborn intensive care admission at Baylor

AI-powered perinatal monitoring system cuts newborn intensive care admission at Baylor | Digital Health | Scoop.it
Fighting the United States' abysmal maternal and fetal mortality problems, Baylor College of Medicine is applying artificial intelligence to aid physicians at key moments.
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Baylor College of Medicine is applying artificial intelligence to aid physicians at key moments.

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Global Healthcare IOT Market Expected to Hit $267 Billion by 2023 - Via Satellite -

Global Healthcare IOT Market Expected to Hit $267 Billion by 2023 - Via Satellite - | Digital Health | Scoop.it
The global Internet of Things (IOT) healthcare market size is expected to reach $267.6 billion by 2023, according to P&S Market Research. The market is mainly driven by the growing need for remote patient monitoring services, growing demand for advanced healthcare information systems, increasing prevalence of
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IoT in healthcare finds application in telemedicine, clinical operations, medication management, connected imaging, inpatient monitoring, and others.

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Why healthcare data may be more secure with cloud computing

Why healthcare data may be more secure with cloud computing | Digital Health | Scoop.it
But like with most things in healthcare, organizations need to keep following up after choosing the right vendor and signing an airtight contract to best protect data.
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The use of artificial intelligence and data-driven security monitoring with behavioral analytics has made cloud-based security more effective.

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WannaCry attack cost the NHS an estimated £92m, Department of Health and Social Care says

WannaCry attack cost the NHS an estimated £92m, Department of Health and Social Care says | Digital Health | Scoop.it

The May 2017 cyber attack disrupted operations at approximately one-third of hospital trusts and around eight percent of GP practices, with 19,000 appointments cancelled as a result, despite not directly targeting the NHS.

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The Department of Health and Social Care estimates that the WannaCry cyber attack from May 2017 cost the NHS £92m.

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Healthcare design isn’t about downloads, it's about changing behavior

Healthcare design isn’t about downloads, it's about changing behavior | Digital Health | Scoop.it
Simone Orlowski, senior user experience researcher at Partners Connected Health Innovation, talks designing for behavior change, leading up to next week's Connected Health Conference in Boston.
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mHealth should go beyond just engagement and towards changing behaviors.

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Securing legacy medical devices is daunting – but not optional

Securing legacy medical devices is daunting – but not optional | Digital Health | Scoop.it
Skipping out on comprehensive device documentation and risk assessment will cripple an organization's cybersecurity program, experts say.
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Cybersecurity is as relevant to healthcare as it’s ever been.

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Cleveland Clinic first in U.S. to use single-incision robotic surgery

Cleveland Clinic first in U.S. to use single-incision robotic surgery | Digital Health | Scoop.it
Urologic surgeons at the Cleveland Clinic are the first in the country to successfully perform prostate surgery using a new generation of robot that inserts surgical instruments through a small incision.
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Surgical robot helps surgeons perform more complex procedures while improving surgical outcomes.

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Why Hospitals Will Increasingly Embrace Telemedicine

Why Hospitals Will Increasingly Embrace Telemedicine | Digital Health | Scoop.it
The ability of a hospital to speedily incorporate telemedicine into their organizations will likely make a significant difference in the quality of patient care and most probably add measurably to the hospital’s bottom line.
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From monitoring patients to providing treatment, telemedicine is going to be an essential component of high-quality healthcare.

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A digital health physician's musings on artificial intelligence

A digital health physician's musings on artificial intelligence | Digital Health | Scoop.it
Although healthcare’s first use case of artificial intelligence was nearly 70 years ago, its real focus and impact has only recently being actualized.
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Pinpointing artificial intelligence’s potential to shape the health market is yet to be determined.

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How Government and Healthcare Are Trying to Strengthen Cybersecurity | Healthcare Analytics News

How Government and Healthcare Are Trying to Strengthen Cybersecurity | Healthcare Analytics News | Digital Health | Scoop.it
From HHS to the FDA, participants are tackling the problem from several angles.
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The healthcare industry is among the most vulnerable to hackers.

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How Does Medical Virtual Reality Make Healthcare More feasible?

How Does Medical Virtual Reality Make Healthcare More feasible? | Digital Health | Scoop.it
Virtual reality eases the pain of women while delivering a baby. It also helps the patient to handle the treatment that is painful and stressful such as chemotherapy and dental treatments.
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Virtual reality is found very effective in reducing acute as well as chronic pain.

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