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Australian Founded Digital Health Platform Launches in the U.S.

AustralianFlagOn Monday, mHealthWatch learned that iPug — a mobile friendly platform that transforms the way that research is conducted and how public health campaigns are delivered — is expanding beyond its native terrain.

Founded in Australia, the platform is now headed for the United States.

After successfully launching in Australia and most notably developing the injury prevention app Cool Runnings for the Center for Children’s Burns and Trauma Research in Brisbane, iPug sees tremendous opportunity in the US to reduce public agency costs, effectively scale and deliver measurable results for public health campaigns.

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TCS, GE Team on Digital Health Transformation

TCS, GE Team on Digital Health TransformationTata Consultancy Services — a global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization — counts itself as the newest strategic partner of GE Healthcare and GE Digital.

The company says it will develop innovative digital solutions on the GE Health Cloud to deliver benefits to its customers across the healthcare industry.

TCS will leverage its comprehensive healthcare IT, business and technology expertise to provide industrywide transformation to value-based healthcare. Additionally, TCS will bring its consulting experience to work alongside GE Healthcare to ensure quality control and regulatory compliance on the GE Health Cloud and its solutions.

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Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Digital Health Platform Innovator

Frost Sullivan Recognizes Digital Health Platform InnovatorBased on its recent analysis of the healthcare data interoperability market, Frost & Sullivan has just recognized Validic with the 2016 North America Frost & Sullivan Award for Visionary Innovation Leadership.

Validic’s Digital Health Platform, if you’re not familiar, is a cloud-based data interoperability platform that facilitates the “fluid and secure transfer of health information” from a multitude of digital sources to key healthcare stakeholders, including providers, payers, health IT vendors, pharmaceutical companies and contract research organizations (CROs).

This ability to enable a seamless connection to health insights from diverse data sources including in-home clinical devices, consumer health applications, biometric sensors and fitness wearables makes Validic the most comprehensive and advanced connected health solution presently available in the market.

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New Report Outlines Potential Benefits of Digital Health

New Report Outlines Potential Benefits of Digital HealthAlthough digital health represents important innovations in care delivery, Partners Connected Health authors suggest that the potential risks need to be better understood.

That’s the opinion shared in new piece published in a recent issue of JAMA (April 26, 2016, Volume 315, Number 16) by Drs. Agboola, Bates and Kvedar. In the op-ed, both respected healthcare professionals outlined the benefits and recommended applications of digital health technologies for policy makers, health care administrators and clinical leaders to reduce patient safety risks.

Digital health refers, in this article, to the use of advanced electronic communication and monitoring technologies to exchange health information, by clinicians, health care organizations and patients.
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Report: Mobile, Digital ‘House Calls’ Save Time And Money

Report Mobile, Digital 'House Calls' Save Time And MoneyWith our jam-packed schedules, there is simply no time to get sick. When a scratchy throat or other non-emergency health concern arises, it is almost impossible to get in to see your primary health care provider in a reasonable timeframe, particularly with the non-stop demands of work and family. On top of that, many health concerns arise after hours or on the weekends when finding access to healthcare is more of a challenge.

It is for this reason that electronic house calls have becoming the new norm.

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Digital Health Funding Posts Another Record Quarter

Digital Health Funding Posts Another Record QuarterQ1 2014 brought with it a new record in digital health venture funding.

According to the latest data from Rock Health, not only did January set a record month in both deals and dollars, the first quarter of 2014 set an all-time record for digital health funding in a single quarter.

“Nearly $700M in funding poured into the space, paving the way for the biggest year ever for the industry,” the report summary reads. “Q1 2014 experienced a mind blowing 87% year-over-year growth versus Q1 2013.”

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Mayo Clinic Website Receives Top Honors from Sitecore

Mayo Clinic Website Receives Top Honors from SitecoreAs it turns out, Mayo Clinic offers more than just world-class healthcare. It also offers one of the best digital experiences in North America.

On Thursday, Sitecore – a provider of customer experience management software – announced the 2013 Site of the Year winners for North America.

Now in its sixth year, Sitecore Site of the Year recognizes “the leading organizations who use Sitecore to create engaging, personalized digital experiences for every customer that engages with their brand across all channels.”

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