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The Evolution of Healthcare Infographic

The Evolution of Healthcare Infographic

When looking to the future of digital and connected health, it is important to look at how far the health care system has come in the last few years. Take a look at the evolution of healthcare in this infographic by University of Southern California Online and tell us how you think digital health will affect [...]

July 16, 2014 | Reply More
Eli Lilly & Company’s non-commercial health information website “Lilly for Better Health” goes mobile with new responsive design

Eli Lilly & Company’s non-commercial health information website “Lilly for Better Health” goes mobile with new responsive design

Indianapolis-based pharma giant Eli Lilly and Company’s non-commercial website called Lilly for Better Health recently went mobile, with a new responsive-design. The site (and new mobile version) provides an array of informative health material to consumers, ranging from information about how to pack medication while traveling, tips for protecting your skin from the sun during [...]

July 15, 2014 | Reply More
MediSafe is the first mobile health app on Google’s new suite of Android Wear smartwatches

MediSafe is the first mobile health app on Google’s new suite of Android Wear smartwatches

Google’s new suite of Android Wear smartwatches just announced WLSA member MediSafe as its first mobile health app. The MediSafe app gives users the ability to automatically receive two-way sync medication reminders and has the ability to record medication doses. The MediSafe medication management solution will remind users via their smartwatch when it is time [...]

July 14, 2014 | Reply More
Clinical devices expected to drive mobile health market to $41.8 billion by 2023

Clinical devices expected to drive mobile health market to $41.8 billion by 2023

A recent report from Lux Research predicts that clinical devices will dominate the mobile health market within the next 10 years. The mobile health market, valued at $5.1 billion in 2013, is estimated to grow to $41.8 billion by 2023, according to report “mHealth Showdown: Consumer and Clincial Devices’ Battle for Market Dominance.” Though the [...]

July 13, 2014 | Reply More
Three myths that are tripping up payers’ digital health strategies

Three myths that are tripping up payers’ digital health strategies

The connected and digital health field is growing rapidly, but some sectors, especially payers, are getting held up because of some myths about their consumers. Here are the three misconceptions that FierceHealthPayer pointed out according to McKinsey & Co. “People don’t want to use digital services for healthcare” “Only young people want to use digital services” [...]

July 10, 2014 | Reply More
Digital health accelerator the Iron Yard launches second class of start-ups

Digital health accelerator the Iron Yard launches second class of start-ups

Nine start-ups will be joining the Iron Yard, a digital health accelerator based in Spartanburg, South Carolina. This will be the Iron Yard’s second class of companies since it launched last year. It focuses on promoting start-ups in the southeastern US that are working on big medical problems. “The Southeast in general is a different [...]

July 9, 2014 | Reply More
New software allows patients to selectively share health data

New software allows patients to selectively share health data

Computer scientists at the University of Illinois have created a software tool that allows patients to easily share their health data and decide which aspects of their health record they wish to keep private. Too often, patient data stays within a hospital group or doctor’s practice, leaving new doctors ill-equipped because patients are unwilling to [...]

July 8, 2014 | Reply More
Survey: 80 percent of smartphone users want to interact with doctors via their mobile devices

Survey: 80 percent of smartphone users want to interact with doctors via their mobile devices

A recent FICO survey of over 2,000 smartphone users across the globe found that 80 percent of users want to interact with doctors on their mobile devices. “The way health care organizations communicate with people is changing, as individuals become more and more sophisticated about using information technology to make health-related decisions,” Stuart Wells, FICO’s [...]

July 7, 2014 | Reply More
Remote Patient Monitoring to grow to 19 Million by 2018

Remote Patient Monitoring to grow to 19 Million by 2018

Remote patient monitoring in the connected health market is predicted to have major growth over the next four years according to Med City News. Where will the growth be seen? Cardiac rhythm management, sleep therapy, telehealth, cellular connectivity, care delivery platforms, and mhealth connectivity companies.  Expect to see the number of patients using a remote [...]

July 3, 2014 | Reply More
DDSTUDIO named finalist in prestigious Industrial Design Society of America’s IDEA Awards for design of body contouring device

DDSTUDIO named finalist in prestigious Industrial Design Society of America’s IDEA Awards for design of body contouring device

  DDSTUDIO named finalist in prestigious Industrial Design Society of America’s IDEA Awards for design of body contouring device SAN DIEGO (WEDNESDAY, JULY 2nd) – The Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) named DDSTUDIO a finalist in the 2014 International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA®) competition—a recognition of design excellence in products, interaction design, service design, [...]

July 2, 2014 | Reply More