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
Titled the Guiding Principles on Virtual Care, the proposals were developed by various virtual care companies affiliated with CTA, including Livongo, Doctor on Demand, Validic and 98point6. Reports show that patients with access to their own health data are far more likely to engage with the information in ways that improve the quality of care and their overall healthcare experience. The above principles laid out by the CTA are based on concepts and best practices currently present and developing in the U.S. regarding the provision of virtual care and consumer protection.
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
As the U.S. healthcare system continues to increase its focus on digital health initiatives, 2019 saw continued growth in digital applications that sought to improve patient engagement and empower them to become better decision-makers. The evolution of digital health is one of the biggest sources of rapid change in the US healthcare system. Digital Health Times.