MHealth – Two Major Challenges And Steps To Address Them

With the potential to enhance patient engagement and care quality, mHealth is advancing by leaps and bounds. To wit, the global digital health market is expected to reach $200 billion by 2020 — with the mHealth market's compound annual growth rate of around 41 percent.  Still, there is a flip side. While medical apps are … Continued

How IoT Is Changing Health Insurance

By 2020 there could be 20 billion connected devices in the world, reports GrowthEnabler as referred to Gartner/World Bank. The figures are impressive, no wonder that many industries, including insurance, anticipate the wave of sensor-powered digital transformation. How does insurance benefit from IoT? In a word, it leads to personalized policies based on proactive prevention. … Continued

VR: The Changing Face of Healthcare

For the time being, the overwhelming majority of new technologies are used in the entertainment industry. A vivid example of such innovations is virtual reality. When hearing about VR, most people would be thinking about movies, gaming, VR helmets and glasses which plunge users into the worlds of phantasy. However, the application of virtual reality … Continued

Clinical Trials Digitalization: How Technology Affects The Quality Of Research

How is a new pharmaceutical product developed? It goes through a slow and expensive clinical trial process to check for effectiveness and safety. Those R&D organizations who used to stick to the traditional non-digital approach, have spent a lot of time and money while relying on paper diaries and obsolete software to get the results. … Continued

Clinical Workflow Automation: How To Integrate Multiple Processes Into A Single System?

With growing standards of patient care, ever more clinics across the world are driven to change the way they manage their activity. However, nation-wide requirements and regulations, such as Affordable Care Act, are not the only motivation for clinical workflow automation. The core incentive lies in consumers who demand the easiest and the most efficient … Continued

How Modern Technology Changes the Healthcare Industry

Have you ever wondered how do lifespan and innovations in healthcare correlate? The answer is kind of obvious, but numbers speak louder than assumptions. Let’s check the statistics: in the first decade of the 20th century, the average human lifespan was about 45 years. Today, the median is 78, thanks to undertaken measures like water … Continued