Apps

Jun 21, 2022
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) recently issued a technical brief, “Evaluation of Mental Health Mobile Applications” to aid providers, patients, payers and others to evaluate mental health and wellness mobile apps' safety and efficacy and what consumer protections they offer.
Apr 19, 2022
Consumer experiences are far from consistent as they use virtual care, symptom checkers, chatbots, provider search apps, online scheduling and myriad other tools and apps.
Oct 12, 2021
Intermountain Healthcare, Presbyterian Healthcare and SSM Health recently founded a nonprofit company to tackle digital transformation challenges. Dubbed Graphite Health, the venture is modeled after Civica Rx, a nonprofit drug company formed by member hospitals to address drug shortages and reduce…
Jan 19, 2021
Sixty percent of health care organizations will invest in virtual care technology in 2021, according to a recent BDO survey of health care chief financial officers. Responding to this growing demand, tech companies large and small have been working feverishly on devices for the home that can help…
Oct 7, 2020
Through the use of apps, remote monitoring and video visits, UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital targets prenatal and postpartum hypertension, expands access to maternal fetal specialists and increases patient engagement.
Jun 18, 2020
Designed to make it easy for you to stay current with the latest health policy news and legislative updates, the app can be customized according to your interests for a personalized experience. It also enables you to contact your Congressional representatives with a single tap, and to participate…
Apr 16, 2020
Designed to make it easy for you to stay current with the latest health policy news and legislative updates, the app can be customized according to your interests for a personalized experience. It also enables you to contact your Congressional representatives with a single tap, and to participate…
Jan 28, 2020
Widespread use of virtual care platforms to deliver primary care has been expected for some time now and a recent agreement between MDLIVE and Cigna could jump-start the transition.
Aug 26, 2019
Much was riding on the late July initial public offering by California-based Livongo Health — both for the company, which helps patients manage chronic diseases, as well as other digital health startups trying to assess investor appetite for the sector. By market close on the first day of public…
Jun 25, 2019
It sounds almost too good to be true: a smartphone app that alerts behavioral health patients when an emotional crisis seems imminent — a fire alarm of sorts. But that’s how California-based Mindstrong Health has billed its digital tool. The company, along with its partner 7 Cups, a digital…