December 10, 2015
Google Ventures healthcare investments

Google Ventures Ubering Away to Healthcare Disruption [Infographic]

Digital health is booming. Investors poured $4.1 billion into digital health in 2014 and the investment is expected to outpace 2014’s total in 2015. Even Google ventures, capital investment arm of Alphabet Inc, saw the potential and invested more than one-third of their capital in healthcare and life sciences companies […]
December 8, 2015
interoperability and patient engagement

Interoperability and Patient Engagement : Connected Patients to Happy Patients

Wearables, mHealth applications and patient monitoring have become important tools for physicians who wish to foster strong relationship with their patients. Without these, physicians still have to rely on manual processes which lead to inefficiency and medical errors, impacting care quality and treatment cost. However, since “every rose has thorns”, […]
November 25, 2015
digital health: past and future

Digital Health: Past and Future

“One thing we’re focused on is how to leverage technology to take us back to a time when there was a stronger (or maybe closer) physician and patient relationship, but with all the benefits of the modern world.”                                                                   — Michael McGarry, Director, Ascension Health The US healthcare industry is seeing […]
November 18, 2015
Internet of things and patient engagement

IoT and Patient Engagement: How IoT is Defining Three Es of Engagement [Infographic]

It’s no doubt that patient engagement is among the top healthcare priorities. For medical providers, it’s imperative to interact with their patients and empower them with the right information at the right time. A new concept named Internet of Things (IoT) has revolutionized the world with its vast capabilities of […]
November 10, 2015
doctoron call electronic communication in HIPAA world

Doctor on Call: Electronic Communication in HIPAA World

Effective doctor-patient communication is a key to building strong therapeutic relationships between both. For high-quality health care services, patient satisfaction is important and only effective communication can make patients content. Thanks to the technological advancements and the digitization of the healthcare industry, healthcare providers today can communicate with their patients […]
November 3, 2015
data security challenges in healthcare-

10 Ways to Address Data Security Challenges in Healthcare

Digital health has empowered us to manage and monitor our well-being. At the same time, it has generated new challenges for health care organizations that care about data security and privacy. Continuous shift  to cloud computing, digital patient records, cumbersome  regulatory requirements, and need for real time communication between patients, […]

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