People living with addiction disorders have long been an underserved population in healthcare. This week we look at how digital tools are supporting accessible and unbiased support for smoking cessation, opioid use disorders, and alcoholism.
60% of China’s 1.4 Billion population will be living in an urban setting by 2030, so their pole position on the smart cities front is hardly surprising. What are some of the notable activity happening on the ground and to what extent can these efforts help improve population health outcomes?
There are 3.3 million unique genes in the human gut, 150 times more genes than the human genome - basically, we are more microbiome than we are human. This week we take a dive into the flourishing microbiome space and digital interventions supporting its scale to supercharge personalized healthcare.
Primary care is the healthcare provided in the community for people making an initial approach to a medical practitioner or clinic for advice or treatment and it's undergoing major change internationally. In this blog we explore how digital can support and improve the delivery of care.
There is a modern day gold rush happening in China. The environment is prime for digital health and healthcare innovation, something pharma decision makers know well - an awareness that is now being explicitly demonstrated. Here is an introductory insight into why the Chinese market is appealing.
This week we outline what can we learn from digitally enabled patient communities, where diverse stakeholder groups can benefit, where activity is gaining momentum and what needs to happen for patient communities to have a lasting impact.
What does a ‘good’ digital health solution look like? Is ‘good’ even enough when it comes to putting a digital solution in a patient’s hands? Read on for an insight into the new NICE Guidelines for encouraging informed partnerships and collaboration between digital health innovators and the NHS.
This week we take look at the implications of electronic patient reported outcome (ePROs) interventions and some notable partnerships and evidence behind these solutions. Is this the future of routine cancer care? We think so. Read on to find out why:
This week we take a look at some of the notable healthcare activities Google and Apple have engaged in so far to provide insight into their healthcare strategies and where healthcare incumbents may be challenged or where healthcare organisations may stand to benefit from the precedent.
Rapidly proliferating evidence-based digital health solutions, bigger data sets, more advanced analytics tools and some of the areas discussed above are categorically changing the face of healthcare payments
As we progress into a new health paradigm of personalisation and prevention we are being forced to consider how we can make data more accessible for consumers, ensure privacy and facilitate interoperability. Enter Blockchain.
FemTech is a rapidly growing area of digital health targeted at women’s health and wellness - from rapid diagnostics and to remote monitoring, and beyond. We looked at some of the most promising Reproductive and Maternal focused FemTech solutions
They say necessity is the root of all innovation - or at least, innovation should be routed in addressing a real need. Read on for an insight into the most promising digitally enabled healthcare innovations in emerging markets.
Murdoch Children’s Research Institute’s (MCRI) newly released HeadCheck app is an example of how digital tools can help combat the problem of concussions.
The European Digital Health Investment includes key insights and perspectives from leaders in investment to help set the scene for those looking to ignite the European digital health space or simply understand how it compares to our US counterparts.
How do novel technologies such as robotics, telemedicine & vehicle interfaces extend the safety & independence of older adults? We took a look at how is being used to improve the well-being of an aging population.
London a rich history of bringing together industry leaders who are revolutionizing modern heath, including world class health system representatives, clinicians, investors, pharma executives and start-ups, and this gathering was no exception.
We have gone from genome sequencing costing a whopping $10M in 2007 to as little as $79 in 2018. It is important to stay focused on real integration into clinical settings for broader population health. Enter GenomeAsia and Genomics England.
The rise of precision medicine, the movement of customized healthcare for all, is driving the growth of medical 3D printing. we reach out to our community to gather their expert perspectives
An insider view into the partnership and investment approach of Boston Children's Hospital. Read more for 3 key lessons from their leading innovation team and learn more about one of their investment success stories.
You’re the person responsible for bringing innovation to a health system that cannot sustain expanding aging populations, chronic diseases, and worrying cancer trends, without the opportunity offered by digital health. What keeps you up at night?
Naomi Fried, PhD and Founder & CEO of Health Innovation Strategies givers her insights on what an innovative culture looks like.
Precision medicine will help us move from a "one fits all approach” of healthcare, to instead moving towards a more customized individual focus to improve patient outcomes. We look at some startups leading the way.
The applications of sensors in the digital health space were previously limited by their large size and front end electronic but this no longer the case. Check out how sensors can be deployed to quantify, monitor, diagnose, and gamify our health.
With DNA data becoming more affordable for companies to obtain, the consumer genomics industry is looking set to really gain momentum. Let’s explore the landscape and take a look at what it can do?