Wearables and Remote Patient Monitoring

Nov 15, 2022
In 2023, provider organizations can expect significant evolutionary changes in how to optimize patient engagement, the ever-expanding role that retail clinics will play in care delivery and some upheaval in venture capital funding for health care startups.
Oct 11, 2022
Technology experts believe that applications that provide what’s known as wearable cognitive assistance (WCA) could significantly improve clinical processes and safety, and reduce costs. WCA includes headsets provided to surgeons with real-time medical anatomical visualizations, preoperative…
Aug 2, 2022
In a new report initiated by Chief Operating Officer Jeff Williams, Apple ties together its expansive devices and applications, its partnerships with hospitals and health systems and work with researchers.
May 10, 2022
Mayo Clinic researchers have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm to identify left ventricular dysfunction (i.e., a weak heart pump) in most patients based on Apple Watch electrocardiogram data.
Aug 31, 2021
Who knew it could be so difficult to disrupt health care? For the second time in seven years, Google Health is being dismantled. Nevertheless, the search engine giant will continue to focus on health tech and work to improve health care outcomes globally.
Jul 13, 2021
Remote patient monitoring (RPM) got a huge lift during the pandemic as record numbers of Americans opted for connected care from the safety of their homes, but will this trend continue? Ochsner Health is betting it will.
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…
Dec 17, 2019
In its first partnership with a Medicaid plan, Fitbit and WellCare of Georgia recently teamed up to provide Medicaid enrollees who have type 2 diabetes with a Fitbit device if they complete an annual diabetic retinal exam.
Nov 12, 2019
About 30,000 JPMorgan Chase workers in Ohio and Arizona can opt into one of two plans in 2020 that will be run by Cigna and Aetna, according to a Bloomberg report. Under the plans, JPMorgan Chase employees’ co-pays will range from $15 to $110 for most services, with more expensive care and…