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Diabetes Data Beamed to Your Phone

Diabetes Data Beamed to Your Phone | Digital Health | Scoop.it
New meters from iHealth and LifeScan are small steps toward better diabetes care.
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The intersection between health and digital technology will herald a revolution for patients, healthcare professionals and pharmaceutical companies
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"The Healthcare revolution will not be televised"

My Presentation from Athens looking at 5 things digital can do to revolutionise pharmaceuticals (with a bit of Gil Scott Heron thrown in for good measure)

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Une intéressante présentation (en anglais) qui aborde les principaux concepts qui seront fondateurs de l'e-santé à venir. Une belle inspiration pour le développement des futurs réseaux de santé numériques.

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Merck to pilot digital behavioural change programme

Merck to pilot digital behavioural change programme | Digital Health | Scoop.it
Merck is set to pilot a digital behavioural change programme that combines remote health coaching, peer support and connected technology in a number of countries outside the US.The German pharmaceutical company will work with Blue Mesa Health to provide the US digital therapeutics firm’s chronic disease prevention programme to diabetes patients.Merck last year received UK approval for its mature oral diabetes drug Glucophage (metformin) to treat non-diabetic hyperglycaemia or pre-diabetes and is looking to add ‘beyond the pill’ services to its product portfolio.
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Integrating digital biomarkers into precision medicine

Integrating digital biomarkers into precision medicine | Digital Health | Scoop.it
Digital biomarkers provide access to new types of insights and offer unique advantages by allowing data to be generated frequently and as part of the patient’s daily life. Moreover, these low-cost, high-efficiency tools can be integrated into existing biomarker strategies. With an increase in well-validated digital health tools and continued investment in this technology, we can expect to see digital biomarkers play a major role in diagnosis and health outcomes.
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How Gaming Could Help ER Doctors Save More Lives

How Gaming Could Help ER Doctors Save More Lives | Digital Health | Scoop.it
No one masters a skill without mistakes, but when you’re a health care provider, screw ups can be deadly. In 2016, the National Academy of Sciences found that every year up to 30,000 civilian and military deaths of trauma patients could be prevented if the injured people had received optimal care.A new video game developed by a critical care doctor at the University of Pittsburgh aims to help emergency medicine physicians build trauma expertize in a low-stakes environment.
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More than one game or high tech tool out there to teach physicians. Will be interesting to see which ones succeed.
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NeuroMetrix, GSK Consumer to Expand Wearable Pain Relief Technology

NeuroMetrix, GSK Consumer to Expand Wearable Pain Relief Technology | Digital Health | Scoop.it
GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare, whose US headquarters are based in Warren, NJ, has acquired NeuroMetrix Inc.’s (Waltham, MA) Quell Wearable Pain Relief Technology for the external-US market, and the two companies will work together over the next three years to fund development and expansion of the technology.
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AI funding tops $1 billion mark as mobile investments wane

AI funding tops $1 billion mark as mobile investments wane | Digital Health | Scoop.it
Total corporate funding for healthcare technology companies climbed to $8.2 billion (including debt and public market financing) in 2017 – a whopping 47 percent increase from the $5.6 billion raised in 2016, according to the latest report from Mercom Capital Group.
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AI funding tops $1 billion mark as mobile investments wane | @scoopit via @Alex__Butler http://sco.lt/... #AI #HealthcareInvestment cc @Concured
 
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This Company's AI-Fueled Tech Is About to Bring Digital Health Care to Millions

This Company's AI-Fueled Tech Is About to Bring Digital Health Care to Millions | Digital Health | Scoop.it
Digital health firm HealthTap and Bupa, a health care provider that offers both insurance and medical services to millions around the world, are teaming up in a massive strategic partnership that could make “digital end-to-end” medical services a widespread reality, HealthTap CEO Ron Gutman told Fortune in an early interview previewing the arrangement
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Omron announces new heart rate monitors, app, AliveCor partnership

Omron announces new heart rate monitors, app, AliveCor partnership | Digital Health | Scoop.it
Last week at CES, Omron Healthcare announced two new heart monitoring devices as well as an updated version of its app to better connect the company’s products.
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6 digital health predictions for 2018

6 digital health predictions for 2018 | Digital Health | Scoop.it
Steve Kraus, one of the most active health-tech investors in the industry, gave his predictions for 2018, following the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference this week in San Francisco.
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5 Top Healthcare Technology Predictions for 2018

5 Top Healthcare Technology Predictions for 2018 | Digital Health | Scoop.it
Health Wizz has taken a look at the past year’s developments, notable changes and growing challenges and made some bold predictions for the year ahead. Here are the 5 Top Healthcare Technology predictions for 2018.
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Healthcare at CES 2018: Blockchain, Blue Button and interoperability among hot topics

Healthcare at CES 2018: Blockchain, Blue Button and interoperability among hot topics | Digital Health | Scoop.it
The tech world descended upon Las Vegas this week for the annual Consumer Electronics Show, and plenty of health IT’s biggest players were in attendance. While much of the discussion was on consumer-friendly health tools and novel digital interventions, there were still a handful of products and discussions between executives and entrepreneurs focused on healthcare’s largest roadblocks — namely, data management and analytics.
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With headbands, sensor socks, wearable tech seeks medical inroads

With headbands, sensor socks, wearable tech seeks medical inroads | Digital Health | Scoop.it
With virtual reality and motion-tracking sensors, the tech world is borrowing some of the gadgetry from self-driving cars, gaming and fitness applications and bringing them to medicine.The 2018 Consumer Electronics Show, a high-tech showcase this week in Las Vegas, included the latest advances in digital health, suggesting promising avenues for treatment, even if many lack full-fledged medical approval.Tech firms are looking to cash in on a digital health industry estimated at about $200 billion annually in areas ranging from app-based diagnoses, to pain management and telemedicine.
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CES 2018: Digital health devices coming to your home

CES 2018: Digital health devices coming to your home | Digital Health | Scoop.it
​ Tech devices are giving people more control over how they address their health needs from better sleep to insight on how to care for their skin.
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Could AI One Day Detect the Flu...Before You Even Feel Sick?

Could AI One Day Detect the Flu...Before You Even Feel Sick? | Digital Health | Scoop.it
It’s flu season, and many of us find ourselves glancing nervously at anyone coughing or sniffling in our vicinity. But how, besides shielding ourselves from public sneezers, do we avoid coming into contact with infections?It turns out, our brains are quite finely tuned to detecting illness in others. New research suggests that subtle facial cues alert us to infections mere hours after they take hold. This research could one day help train AI systems to detect illness as well.
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TriNetX buffs Sanofi's digital trials and other digital health deals

TriNetX buffs Sanofi's digital trials and other digital health deals | Digital Health | Scoop.it
Sanofi has found yet another partner to help digitize its clinical trial processes. In a statement, TriNetX announced that it will be assisting the pharmaceutical company by using patient EHRs to optimize recruitment, streamline trial investigators’ workflows, and otherwise impact the design of investigational drug trials. Sanofi has made similar arrangements to bolster its clinical trials with Science 37 and Evidation in March and July of last year, respectively.
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3D printing drugs: more precise, more personalised - PharmaTimes Magazine January 2018

3D printing drugs: more precise, more personalised - PharmaTimes Magazine January 2018 | Digital Health | Scoop.it
Printing out your own medicines is a long way off, but the possibilities are truly excitingImagine a future where patients with multiple chronic conditions no longer have to take numerous drugs several times a day – instead they can take one tablet containing all the required medications, once-daily, thanks to 3D printing.
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Apple CareKit powers Sharp HealthCare's surgery support app in pilot

Apple CareKit powers Sharp HealthCare's surgery support app in pilot | Digital Health | Scoop.it
San Diego-based Sharp HealthCare is one of the latest providers to use Apple’s CareKit, an open source toolkit for hospitals and health systems, to develop its mobile offering, the Sharp Health Companion app. The software is designed to help people navigate their surgery experience, including pre-surgery care, interventions, and post-surgery care. In the pilot, which focused on cataract surgery patients, Sharp reported that patients achieved an average medication adherence rate of 78.2 percent. The Sharp research team also reported zero surgery cancellations, zero post-surgery complications and zero readmissions
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Lack of dedicated mobile apps driving NHS to develop its own

Lack of dedicated mobile apps driving NHS to develop its own | Digital Health | Scoop.it
Against a backdrop of limited clinical mobile apps from suppliers and constrained funding, NHS organisations are simply developing their own, new research by Digital Health Intelligence has suggested.Half of those surveyed for “Upwardly mobile: the rise of mobile working in healthcare – exploring the benefits, the barriers and the opportunities” – published today in association with Samsung – said their organisation had built its own mobile apps to meet the needs of staff.The report was based on a Digital Health Intelligence survey of 116 healthcare IT leaders from across health and social care, and in-depth interviews with nine leading CCIOs and CIOs.
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Silicon Valley, Not Capitol Hill, Where Healthcare Reform Happening

Silicon Valley, Not Capitol Hill, Where Healthcare Reform Happening | Digital Health | Scoop.it
CNBC reported on Tuesday that Amazon seeks to hire an expert in Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) privacy regulations. The job listing notes, “The HIPAA Compliance Lead is an experienced HIPAA professional who will own and operate the security and compliance elements of a new initiative. You will work alongside product managers, software developers, bizdev, and legal teams to ensure that our services are in compliance with HIPAA security and privacy requirements.” How does an online bookseller end up as a digital doctor’s office? Americans spent about $30 billion on books last year. They spent more than 100
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Omron announces new heart rate monitors, #mHealth app and AliveCor partnership

Omron announces new heart rate monitors, #mHealth app and AliveCor partnership | Digital Health | Scoop.it
Last week at CES, Omron Healthcare announced two new heart monitoring devices as well as an updated version of its app to better connect the company’s products. The first device, the Omron HeartGuide, is a watch being billed as the first wearable oscillometric wrist blood pressure monitor. The second, the Omron Blood Pressure Monitor + EKG, is a partnership with AliveCore that will allow users to measure for two critical risk factors for stroke within their homes. According to a statement, Omron plans to submit both devices to the FDA later this year.
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A new study suggests that only the healthy and wealthy are tracking their sleep

A new study suggests that only the healthy and wealthy are tracking their sleep | Digital Health | Scoop.it
For the second year in a row, the Las Vegas-based Consumer Electronics Show has had an entire section dedicated to the hazy, dreamy world of sleep. With an abundance of sleep-monitoring apps being so readily available, a lot of us are trying them out to get a better night's rest. But a new study suggests that the ones who could benefit from sleep apps the most aren't taking advantage of them. In fact, it's the healthy and wealthy American populace who are using them.
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Smart wearable maker startup Huami files for $150 million IPO

Smart wearable maker startup Huami files for $150 million IPO | Digital Health | Scoop.it
Beijing-based startup Huami has filed for a $150 million IPO with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Huami is Xiaomi’s smart wearable partner. Launched in 2014, Huami is the #2 wearable device company in the world, ahead of Fitbit, with over 50 million units sold. Apple later overtook the company. Apple overtook the company back in November as the new world’s #1 wearable device company.
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The future of health, wellness and medical gadgets, according to CES 2018

The future of health, wellness and medical gadgets, according to CES 2018 | Digital Health | Scoop.it
When "health tech" first started popping up at CES a few years ago, it was mostly centered on step counters, digital workout coaches and heart-rate trackers. These days, of course, that technology is widely available in consumer wearables from the likes of Fitbit, Garmin and Apple. But the devices we saw at the 2018 iteration of the world's biggest electronics show raised the bar for health, fitness, wellness and medical technology in some surprising new ways -- and for an audience that reaches far beyond runners and gym addicts.
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Digital health investments reached record level in 2017

Digital health investments reached record level in 2017 | Digital Health | Scoop.it
Although their figures differ, StartUp Health and Rock Health both noted in their end-of-year digital health reports that dealflow reached a new peak in 2017. StartUp Health counted $11.5 billion on the back of 794 deals, partly because it includes life science companies with a technology component such as Guardant Health which provides a tumor sequencing test and GRAIL, a cancer diagnostics business. Rock Health had $5.8 billion across 345 deals, 30 percent more than 2016.
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FDA lays out digital health goals in 2018 strategic roadmap

FDA lays out digital health goals in 2018 strategic roadmap | Digital Health | Scoop.it
FDA plans to publish final guidance on what digital health technologies fall under FDA’s regulation and those that the agency plans to exercise enforcement discretion on. In December, the agency published a trio of documents that laid out its proposed thoughts on how it will approach its regulation of the space.The FDA chief acknowledged that modernizing how the agency regulates new areas such as digital health to ensure that the agency’s policies are suited to the new challenges. The plan pointed to enabling consumers to use new technologies, such as digital tools and medical apps, to make up-to-date decisions about their health.
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Healthcare Comes Home at CES 2018

Healthcare Comes Home at CES 2018 | Digital Health | Scoop.it
Health is the new black if this year’s annual CES 2018 is an indicator. Even the new connected cars have a health story to tell at this yearly get-together of shiny new-new things in consumer-facing technology.Over 100,000 technophiles from around the globe are expected to attend this meet-up, whose exhibition spaces are located throughout Las Vegas. No longer can all these digital things that consumers have come to love, or at least depend on, be housed in the city’s Convention Center. This year, the shiny objects are located in at least five spaces around town.
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