RPM Systems and eHealth Technologies for Diabetes Care

According to the latest Spyglass Study  (Trends in remote patient monitoring) that was based on the telephone interviews over 100 health IT thought leaders, the majority (88%) of U.S. healthcare providers surveyed have invested or are considering new investments in RPM solutions to provide quality and cost-effective treatment for chronic disease management. Meanwhile IDTechEX Report … Continued

Top 10 IT Healthcare Conferences to Attend in 2020

We write a lot about digital health innovations, mainly because the healthcare industry is one of the most promising areas in terms of technological advance, and the one showing the most exciting use cases. In addition to blog posts that highlight such fascinating topics as mobile health for depression detection and management, mhealth for skin … Continued

Medical VR, or how one could make medicine engaging

This article is written by Elinext's Healthcare IT Consultant, Victoria Yaskevich, who carefully collected the most exciting medical VR use-cases to provide you with a clear insight into this promising MedTech trend. Enjoy your reading. For hundreds of years, medical students have been tortured cadavers to learn more about the internals of the human body. Nowadays … Continued

Mobile Tech for Depression Detection and Management

Depression is not just a touch of the blues. For someone depressed, life seems unbearable, and not just because of a “bad mood”, but also because of disrupted sleep, malnutrition, chronic fatigue, decreased activity, behavioural changes, and many other factors influencing the quality of life. And because at its early stages, the depression often shows … Continued

mHealth for Skin Cancer Prevention and Detection

With over 1 million people being diagnosed with non-melanoma cancer and nearly 300,000 with melanoma of the skin in 2018, skin cancer remains one of the most common types of cancer worldwide. While the world's highest risk countries are those located close to the equator — those with the greatly reduced ozone layer and mostly … Continued

HIPAA Compliant Cloud Storage: Key Considerations

Healthcare organizations adopt innovations at a fast speed, and cloud computing is no exception. Offering scalability, cost-efficiency, and flexibility — everything needed to make data storage easy and convenient, cloud solutions are very promising for the sector. At the same time, they are still facing numerous security risks, so before deciding on this option, healthcare … Continued

Everything You Want to Know About Chatbots in Healthcare

Because modern people want to be seen quickly and want to get to the root of their problems fast, the whole 'going to the doctor' phenomenon swiftly disappears. As proof of this statement, the Kaiser Family Foundation conducted a poll of 1,200 randomly selected adults, and it showed that 45% of millennials do not have … Continued

How Big Data is Transforming Healthcare

The potential of data stored in EHRs, EMRs, patient portals, genetic databases, mobile apps, and other health-related sources has been untapped for too long. But now, big data technology makes it easier for healthcare organizations to gather and analyze that valuable health data while fighting fraud, improving care, and reducing costs, among other goals. Read … Continued

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

AI in Healthcare: High Hopes, Reality and Future

There’s a lot of buzz around artificial intelligence these days. It’s been a matter of casual conversations in Silicon Valley for the past few years, and now the technology is being discussed in higher circles as Washington sees opportunities for AI to improve efficiency and increase economic growth. As for the general public, when thinking … Continued