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  • Telehealth: Future growth depends on overcoming four hurdles

    For years, advocates of digital health have touted the potential of video visits, phone calls, emails (Virtual visits are a specific type of digital health encounter in which a physician sees a patient electronically of digital health, both to safely treat patients in the hospital with COVID-19 and to let patients with Post-pandemic, digital health won’t function so much as a replacement for in-person care as a way to Source: https://mitsloan.mit.edu/ideas-made-to-matter/digital-health-care-uptake-4-hurdles-remain

  • Technology will only transform medicine if we get privacy right

    A decade ago, only ten per cent of US hospitals had electronic health records. The UK’s National Health Service tried to digitise 15 years ago and the process failed epically: the Digital Health in the next decade The first big change we will see is that the site of care will evolve systems and companies with digital expertise. Source : https://www.wired.co.uk/article/digital-health-changes-privacy

  • Compute Health SPAC raises $862M

    Compute Health Compute Health Acquisition Corp. On February 9, 2021, Compute Health closed its initial public offering of $862.5 million. Compute Health is also interested in companies operating in the virtual care space, including telehealth

  • InteropEHRate: enable patients to be in full control of the use of their health data

    InteropEHRate enables patients to be in full control of the use of their health data. InteropEHRate leverages a set of new communication protocols for secure and cross-border exchange of health An S-EHR (also called S-EHR App) may securely store the health history of a person on his or her mobile S-EHRs can communicate with applications of health care providers and researchers of different countries Health data are sent to the S-EHR Cloud in an encrypted format so that the health information is hidden

  • Blockchain and Healthcare: the Estonian experience

    In 2016, the Estonian government was looking for new and innovative ways to secure the health records health records using blockchain technology in archiving related activity logs. Securing such highly private health information from prying eyes is only part of the goal. Digital watchdog An archive or ledger with a backbone built on blockchain technology can record and timestamp In Estonia’s case, a private digital ledger has been integrated into the ledger at the E-Health Foundation

  • Microsoft : The Chatbot Opportunity in Healthcare

    NHS England has undertaken a digital transformation for the funding of patient care. Chatbots supporting mental health Code4Health is an initiative supported by NHS England and NHS Digital to enable the best use of digital tools and technology. One project showcases the importance of Chatbots in mental health. In one month over 1.2 million people accessed NHS mental health services.

  • Blog posts referenced by academia, book publishers and tech companies

    Understanding Health Information Systems for the Health Professions https://www.amazon.co.uk/Understanding-Health-Information-Systems-Professions-ebook dchild=1&keywords=Understanding+Health+Information+Systems+for+the+Health+Professions&qid=1616247878& s=digital-text&sr=1-1 4. Oracle Health Sciences Global Business Unit (HSGBU) https://www.oracle.com/uk/industries/life-sciences Industry Blogs: Chatbot Opportunity in Healthcare https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/industry-blog/en-gb/health

  • Why Health Systems Should Build Their Own AI Models

    With so many commercialized algorithms on the market, many health systems have an important decision If a health system elects to build its own model, it has to invest time and manpower into it. She spoke during a World Health Care Congress keynote called “More than Buzz: Realize the Potential of help the health system best serve its population of patients. And it could cost a lot to extract data from a health system to train the algorithm.

  • Beyond Fitbit - how wearables are heralding a new era of healthcare

    People with health conditions that need close monitoring can use a device to track major health indications Axela’s cAir: ID A connected Patient health record system that stores medical records, and analyses health In the U.S., wearable devices and digital health software that claim a medical use are regulated by the This will speed up the cycle of innovation in America, making it one of the global leaders in bringing The NHS has gone some way to addressing regulatory concerns in digital health by creating the Health

  • Babylon acquires assets from First Choice Medical Group for US expansion

    agilon health is pleased to announce it has entered into an agreement under which a Babylon Health-associated Babylon works with governments, health providers and insurers across the globe, and supports healthcare facilities from small local practices to large hospitals; providing digital healthcare tools designed to empower people with knowledge about their health. Babylon has partnered with 170 impactful worldwide partners, including the NHS in the UK, Telus Health