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First Look: New Approach to Convenient and Secure Collection of Personal Health Data for Scientific Research Identified


higi, a population health enablement company that owns and operates more than 11,000 health stations across the United States, has produced a new white paper, A Novel Approach for Conveniently and Securely Collecting Personal Health Data.

We’re told that this paper, developed in partnership with ICF, a global consulting and digital services provider, addresses the need for a convenient and secure manner for collecting personal health data in an environment where health study participation has plummeted across the country and how health kiosks and consumer wearable devices can be utilized to ensure active participants in health studies.

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Former AMA President to Join higi’s Board of Directors


mHealthWatch learned this week that higi — a health IT company that operates the largest health screening ecosystem in North America — is welcoming Robert Wah, MD, former President of the American Medical Association and Global Chief Medical Officer of DXC Technology to its Board of Directors.

Dr. Wah, a reproductive endocrinologist and OB/GYN, is most notably recognized for his expertise in healthcare and health information technology. He served at the Department of Health and Human Services, where he was the first Deputy National Coordinator for Health IT.

“As higi continues to expand its capabilities to work with leading healthcare organizations to personalize population health, experts like Dr. Wah will insure the appropriate approach and perspective needed to enable sustainable health improvement in the communities across the nation,” said CEO Jeff Bennett.
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Validic, higi Team Up to Advance Remote Patient Monitoring


Validic, higi Team Up to Advance Remote Patient MonitoringValidic, a digital health platform connecting healthcare organizations to data generated by consumer and clinical health technologies, is teaming up with higi, a community-based consumer health and wellness platform accessible via retail locations, web and mobile.

The purpose of their strategic collaboration, we’re told, is to provide healthcare organizations with richer, more diverse and more actionable health data to improve healthcare treatments and outcomes.

Through this important partnership, Validic’s clients – including payers, providers, pharma, healthcare technology vendors and wellness companies – will be able to access higi consumers’ real-time biometric data with patient authorization.

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