Five Tips to Prevent Reporters From Deleting Your Healthcare PR Pitch

Five Tips to Prevent Reporters From Deleting Your Healthcare PR Pitch

Getting noticed in the big, fragmented world of healthcare media is not easy. Reporters have myriad interests, little time and for the most part, scant regard for public relations types (yup I am not mincing words here). But we are also constantly looking for interesting new trends, companies and technologies to write about. We are […]

When Healthcare Meets Technology

When Healthcare Meets Technology (Podcast)

Well, today’s the day! Our premiere one-day healthcare conference, MobCon Digital Health, is taking place at the Hyatt Regency, Minneapolis. We couldn’t be more excited by the top-tier medical industry experts and healthcare IT innovators we’ve brought together to showcase the latest trends in digital healthcare. If you’re attending today, you will experience the latest […]

Hope, Hype and Harm at the Dawn of Medicine’s Computer Age

Hope, Hype, Harm: Medicine in the Digital Age

Robert Wachter, Professor and Associate Chairman of the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco looks at the consequences of electronic health records (EHR) over the past five years in his probing and thought-provoking new book called, The Digital Doctor: Hope, Hype and Harm at the Dawn of Medicine’s Computer Age. In […]

The Medical Internet of Things

The Medical Internet of Things

The health care industry, like every other industry today, is jumping on the connectedness bandwagon. Recent trends indicate a higher rate of adoption for technology driven healthcare, and The Internet of Things is quickly becoming the Medical Internet of Things. Here’s one example: Philips launched a wearable device for chronic illness last year in partnership […]

Hacked Medical Devices

Hacked Medical Devices? Yes. It Could Happen.

Digital medical devices entered mainstream healthcare more than a decade ago, but their widespread adoption and accessibility has grown significantly in the last few years. However, there is a major area of concern that needs to be considered on the heels of this rapid growth. As with any other internet-connected device, it is critical to […]

Using Big Data to Reduce Costs

Using Big Data to Reduce Costs and Enhance the Value of Healthcare

Big Data is on the tip of everyone’s tongue these days, and it’s no surprise, considering the massive amounts of data we all generate every day. While most industries are already recognizing the value of capturing and analyzing big data, the healthcare industry has just begun to dip its feet in the big data pool. […]

future of digital health

Future of Digital Health

The benefits of digital healthcare have been sweeping across the medical landscape for almost a decade, bringing radical changes in diagnosis and treatment, as well as patient care and continuity of care. According to Rock Health, an organization funding and supporting startups in healthcare IT, there has been a 125 percent rise in investments for […]