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Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on the agency’s new actions under the Pre-Cert Pilot Program to promote a more efficient framework for the review of safe and effective digital health innovations

Digital technologies create new opportunities to transform health care and empower patients to make better informed decisions about their health. Digital tools are rapidly evolving, and to keep pace with this promising innovation, the FDA must modernize its approach to regulation.

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How and why startups are using blockchain to tackle healthcare hurdles

It’s hard to have a conversation about technology innovations in 2018 without stumbling into the realm of blockchain. Since it first appeared on most people’s radars — thanks to the ever-turbulent bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies — financial organizations, major retailers and even governments have investigated whether or not the trendy technology has something to offer.

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Google exec says health orgs should key in on data management and advanced insights

Google Cloud will be focusing on, among other things, data management and advanced data insights at HIMSS19 — two areas it sees as important trends for CIOs and other IT executives to stay focused on in the year ahead.

As the amount and types of healthcare data grow, it is becoming increasingly complex to manage, and ironically more complex to use for insight generation, said Dr. Gregory Moore, vice president of healthcare at Google Cloud.

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Blockchain pilots launched in 2018 tackled EHR management, collective data custodianship, credentialing and more

For healthcare, blockchain is continually transitioning from an obscure technology to a viable tool for various administrative and data-focused use cases. But while players big and small might be curious about its potential, they’ll also need to put their money where their mouth is when it comes to pilots and partnerships dedicated to the distributed ledger technology.

 

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HealthAffairs – December 2018 – Telehealth

 

Telehealth – Alan R. Weil

The Use Of Telemedicine By Physicians: Still The Exception Rather Than The Rule – Carol K Kane, Kurt Gillis

Population-Level Estimates Of Telemedicine Service Provision Using An All-Payer Claims Database

Challenges And Opportunities Faced By Large Health Systems Implementing Telehealth

Advancement Of Teledentistry At The University Of Rochester’s Eastman Institute For Oral Health

Behavioral health innovation two years later: Why is adoption taking so long?

In a category-defining piece written more than two years ago, Matthew Schuster and Dan Gebremedhin surveyed market drivers and companies innovating in Behavioral Health (BH) technology. In this article, we will revisit the macro issues identified in 2016, evaluate how the market has changed, and contemplate how promising BH tech companies can pursue opportunities that not only create impact, but also achieve elusive product market fit.

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How the US government shutdown could hamstring digital health

As America rises to greet the new year, its leaders remain in a funding dispute over border security that has so far resulted in 13 days of a partial government shutdown. While the deadlock is certainly having a prolonged impact on more than 420,000 government employees who are working without pay, and the 380,000-plus who have been furloughed, each passing day threatens greater challenges for the numerous industries that rely on federal services.

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