By Susan Walberg JD – Healthcare apps have become increasingly prevalent, with people using them for counting steps, monitoring their calories, or linking to various medical devices, to name just a few examples. Since the COVID outbreak, however, and the explosion of telehealth as a healthcare option, these apps have proliferated at an insane rate.Read More
mHealth and digital health
By Austin Dobson – Following the CMS patient access deadline on July 1, 2021, the nation’s top EMR vendors and large provider organizations are aligning themselves with a future in which their patients are more active participants in their own care.
By Josh Weiner – You might be surprised to learn just how many patients in 2021 are thumbing it. No, they’re not standing on the roadside trying to catch a ride, but rather folks of all ages are thumbing out text messages to interact with their healthcare providers.
By Dr. Sonny Kohli – Moonshot thinking has inspired and disrupted healthcare delivery for decades, encouraging “anything is possible” dialogues that result in solutions to some of the world’s biggest health issues. At its core, a moonshot is a long-term, audacious goal that drives exponential change.
By Derek Jones – Healthcare workers out in the field need good and dependable support from their office to carry out their given tasks. They need quick information, tools, updates and feedback as they go about their operations.
By Jeffrey Brady MD MPH – Questions are the answer—a simple concept that can apply to so many areas of our lives, but none more important than our healthcare. Through an ongoing collaboration with AHRQ, Google is piloting a new online tool to help patients plan for medical visits.
By Sarianne Gruber – I called CJ Wilson to congratulate him on claiming this year’s Best Wearable at the Health Digital Tech Awards. Modestly, he told me it wasn’t him; his team had won. A former investment banker and a venture capitalist for early-stage companies, he is currently the CEO and Founder of MyHealth.Us.
By Luke Smith – As the world continues to evolve, so does the technology that makes our lives easier and more efficient. This is certainly the case in the medical field as companies continue to make new apps that not only help us stay on top of our health but also help us better communicate with medical professionals when we need them the most.