Adventist Health, a nonprofit integrated multi-state health system servicing over 10 million people in more than 80 communities on the West Coast and Hawaii, has announced a strategic partnership with Synchronous Health to co-develop behavioral health and well-being solutions to address the biggest drivers of health costs and community needs. The partnership includes an investment, Adventist Health said in a news release. Further financial terms were not immediately available.
Caption Health, a leading medical artificial intelligence (AI) company, concluded its Series B funding round with $53 million to expand and commercialize its FDA-cleared, AI-guided ultrasound technology that improves patient access to high-quality and essential care. The strategy is to use this investment to scale commercial operations, continue to develop its AI technology platform, and form new partnerships. New clinical capabilities are planned with increased clinical adoption of the Caption AI platform.
Digital health is at the forefront of transformation in the healthcare industry. Digital disruption in healthcare has been underway for years, with healthcare organizations trying to digitize operations and processes to maximize efficiency, reduce costs, while increasing quality care. Significant digital health solutions like EHRs, digital therapeutics, telehealth, AI, wearables, and blockchain are the foundation of the industry's digital awakening. Successful implementation of digital health tools starts with a reliable roadmap that emphasizes shifting staff/patient perspectives and proactive outreach.
Apple, Google Partner Up to Offer COVID-19 Contact Tracing Recently Apple and Google partnered together on contract tracing to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Contact tracing makes it possible to combat the spread of the COVID-19 virus by alerting participants of potential exposure to someone who they have recently been in contact with, and … Continue reading COVID-19 Digital Tools & Resources | Apple, Google Partner Up to Offer COVID-19 Contact Tracing
Over the past decade, patients have taken a more active role in educating themselves and directly managing their own health. And with more than 80 percent of consumers now researching their healthcare options, new technologies provide consumers new ways to engage in their own healthy living and in managing certain conditions. In other words, technology is empowering consumers to take control of their health. Uber Health, Lyft, Walmart Health, Amazon Care are just a few organizations entering the healthcare space.
Confidence in patient engagement technology's (PETs) potential remains high as health systems continue to invest in a more digital health care experience - focusing on connecting with, communicating with, and monitoring patients outside the walls of the health system. While it's encouraging to see health systems being proactive by embracing the growing demand by consumers for a more digital health care experience, successful patient/health system adoption is much more than investing in and implementing new technology.
Successful adopters of PET have started with buy-in at the senior leadership level, redesigning the organizational strategy to become more consumer/patient-obsessed.
HealthLynked Corp (OTC: HLYK), a nationwide healthcare network focused on care management of its members and a provider of healthcare technologies that connect doctors, patients, and medical data, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Cura Health Management, LLC (CHM) and its wholly-owned subsidiary ACO Health Partners, LLC (AHP). The … Continue reading HealthLynked Enters Into Definitive Agreement to Acquire Cura Health Management and ACO Health Partners | Increasing New Revenue and Cutting Cash Burn