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Potential Impact on Health IT as US Adjusts to Republican Sweep in Election 2016

  Nancy Fabozzi, Principal Analyst, Digital Health The stunning outcome of the 2016 presidential election has left us long on questions and short on detail as to what this decisive win portends for healthcare markets in general and health IT specifically.  Market impact will ultimately depend on how quickly Republicans are able to enact key hea...

A time of change in US HCIT? Trump wins US Presidency

Digital health is an area which has potential to bring disruptive change to healthcare. Two key facets which have supported this in the last decade have been the progression of digitization, as well as activities of the US government from the ACA, HITECH, Meaningful Use, etc…. With the win of Donald Trump as the next US President, this also is a s...

Digital Health M&A Deals You Need to Know from 1H 2016 - Mattel & Sproutling

Digital health is an area rampant with competition, winners, losers and promise. With that brings heavy interest in watching funding activities given the startup environment, as well as over time how those companies move to the next phase of lifecycle. According to StartUp Health, Digital Health funding has reached record levels of $3.9 Billion in ...

Digital Health M&A Deals You Need to Know in 1H 2016: Pick 1 Mars Petcare & Whistle

Digital health is an area rampant with competition, winners, losers and promise. With that brings heavy interest in watching funding activities given the startup environment, as well as over time how those companies move to the next phase of lifecycle. According to StartUp Health, Digital Health funding has reached record levels of $3.9 Billion in ...

Predicting the Future of Healthcare and the Evolving Role of Doctors

Expect Not a Doctorless Future but a Future with Less Doctors While the traditional doctor-patient relationship and mode of interaction has many positive benefits, it is a highly expensive and inefficient model (at least in the US) that denies access to medical care to a large swath of the population. Why? Because a) there are not enough doctors...

Great article exploring blockchain technology for healthcare

Fascinating discussion on leveraging blockchain technology for health information exchange - great example of converging across advances in finance with big, complex challenges in healthcare.  http://bit.ly/1ME8eJB ...

Health Data Moonshot: IBM Takes it to the Next Level with Truven Acquisition

  Truven Health Analytics may well be the jewel in the crown for IBM Watson Health Nancy Fabozzi, Principal Analyst, Connected Health 25 February 2016 The health IT industry is gearing up for its biggest event of the year next week when Las Vegas hosts the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Annual Conference and Exh...

athenahealth Acquires RazorInsights

In line with its strategy of “connecting care”, athenahealth has acquired RazorInsights, a vendor of cloud-based clinical and financial solutions for rural, critical access, and small community hospitals. With this acquisition, ATHN continues its foray into solutions for in-patient care, and extends its presence into the 50-bed-and-under inpatient ...

Aetna CarePass Meets Harsh mHealth Reality: What Does this Mean for Digital Health?

The closure of Aetna's CarePass illustrates the struggles companies in the digital health space are experiencing and facing in developing and sustaining users, and business models to scale. No less, the mobile health platform is still a goal, especially in regards to solving problems in cross-application interoperability for users and vendors alike...

[VIDEO] Connected Health Markets - Landscape, Value Creation, and the Future of Healthcare

Daniel Ruppar, Global Research Director of Frost & Sullivan's Connected Health program was recently interviewed by HandsOnTelehealth CEO Nirav Desai on a variety of points regarding telehealth, mHealth and other important transformative markets in healthcare. In this interview, Daniel talks in depth about why there is such an interest in connected...

Don't rip and replace, use dbMotion-a couple points from Allscripts ACE 2013 in Chicago

Allscripts ACE event 2013 – Chicago, IL, August 20-23, 2013 http://www.allscripts.com/ace2013.html The Allscripts Client Experience (ACE) is the company’s annual user conference. It offers registrants access to educational sessions, networking opportunities and more. During the event, Allscripts shows clients how to get even more value from the s...

Medtronic Advances Healthcare Services and Solutions Strategy with Acquisition of Cardiocom - The Analyst Perspective

http://newsroom.medtronic.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=251324&p=irol-newsArticle&id=1846808 Medtronic, Inc. announced the closing of the acquisition of Cardiocom, a privately held developer and provider of integrated telehealth and patient services for the management of chronic diseases, in an all cash transaction valued at $200 million. The Analyst’s Per...

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