Vaccinations have proven to be the safest, most successful, and most cost-effective way to safeguard our population from disease.
The mobile health market has shown a ‘healthy’ uptick in consumer adoption in recent years. As the fastest growing market in mobile apps, smartphone app and wearable tech enthusiasts are finding an increasing number of available options to choose from. And these apps and tiny trackers are making big waves in the technology field. With [...]
The pace of medical technology advances boggles even the minds of the doctors and researchers involved. While the media seems to be focused on drug and treatment pricing inequities, doctors struggle to keep up with the array of new options they could (or should) offer patients. Insurers, healthcare advocates, government entities and non-profits all face [...]
When it comes to electronic health records (EHR), a big question arises: Who owns the patient data? Should the patient have full control over his or her data and have the right to remove records completely? Or, should the doctor own the data to use as he pleases? What about the IT professional who has [...]
While providers, healthcare executives and policymakers continue the debate about ownership of electronic health records (EHR), you still have some control over your health data. The alternative to your provider’s electronic health records is to create your own library of data with various eHealth tools. Become an Engaged Health Consumer Managing your personal health record (PHR) [...]
Registering a medical device with the FDA requires specific determinations for the exact class in which a medical device belongs. If you are an owner or operator of an establishment or facility that produces and/or distributes medical devices, healthcare apps, or healthcare software for use in the United States, you are required to establish yourself [...]
This article succinctly describes the comparative disadvantages for healthcare startups in digital and connected health operating under the U.K.’s National Health Service compared with the more extensive opportunities inn the U.S. In short, “To sell to the NHS, a vendor must first become an approved supplier by getting on one of the lists the government [...]
The good majority of us are not doctors. We don’t wear white coats, stethoscopes nor did we attend medical school. But don’t be discouraged, there is hope. With the rise of health tracking technology, the average person has an easy time of keeping tabs on their personal health data. The quality of sleep you’re getting, [...]
By Scott Donahue and Spencer Evenson “TripleTree has been evangelizing Connected Health’s impact in the broader healthcare landscape for years. We continue to use our sponsorship of the WLSA and our iAwards program to not only recognize Connected Health’s brightest innovators, but also keep a close eye on developing trends and technologies.” Read the full blog here!
With skin cancer being the most common cancer in the United States, it is vital that awareness be raised surrounding this potentially fatal, yet preventable, disease. Skin cancer is mainly caused by ultraviolet(UV) radiation from the sun. This UV radiation is also found in tanning booths and sunlamps. There are multiple different types of skin [...]