How Mount Sinai is using tech to support cancer patients amid the pandemic

Care for chronic conditions has been severely disrupted amid the Covid-19 pandemic. To prevent further disruption, providers are increasingly partnering with IT companies. Mount Sinai Health System and Current Health entered into one such partnership in December, with Mount Sinai implementing the company’s remote patient monitoring solution. Their goal? To enhance care for cancer...

How digital therapeutics fit into the larger mental health ecosystem

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Nearly one in five Americans suffer from mental illness each year, according to data from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. More than half  that number don’t get the care necessary to treat their condition. There are many factors that have driven this trend including cultural stigma, but one major reason is...

Zylpha’s new Hubshare integration allows Visualfiles users to collaborate for the first time

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An innovative new integration enables files stored in Visualfiles to be accessed collaboratively between departments or practices for the first time.The new product integration is the result of a strategic partnership between leading legal technology innovator Zylpha (www.zylpha.com) and Nikec Solutions, the developers of Hubshare, the extranet platform that streamlines...

National Health IT Week: HIMSS VP of Government Relations looks back on how it evolved

National Health IT Week: HIMSS VP of Government Relations looks back on how it evolved
As vice president of government relations at HIMSS, I actively participate in crucial conversations regarding U.S. health IT policy and regulations on a regular basis. Despite the ever-changing nature of health IT, one constant remains and drives my work each day: the gratification of watching an idea evolve into action. Strong ideas drive productive...

UKCloud Health help Imperial College NHS Trust harness the value of sensitive data to deliver improved patient care through analytics platform

UKCloud Health’s work with Imperial College NHS Trust demonstrates the value of improving digital maturity in healthcare by driving actionable insight from the analysis of clinical data London – 29th October 2020 – UKCloud Health, the trusted cloud provider powering digital health solutions which transform patient outcomes, has today announced...

Why prioritizing health equity in the Covid-19 vaccine distribution is not just right, but necessary

The Covid-19 pandemic has swept across our nation and robbed the lives of over 200,000 individuals in the United States, with what feels like no end in sight. Infecting our universities, workplaces, and communities at mounting rates, not even the highest level of federal leadership has been spared. It is even more heartbreaking...

Healthcare gets ready for a Starbucks and BOPIS revolution

A few months ago, who would have thought that going into a hospital or clinic to meet with your doctor would be considered a high-risk experience? And yet, here we are. COVID-19 has forced the entire health care sector to adopt low-contact and contactless experiences for the safety of patients and caregivers alike...

Black History Month: What does this mean for digital leaders?

Seventy seven per cent of the NHS workforce is female and 20% are people of colour, and yet there are still only around 10 women of colour in CIO/ CCIO roles or similar across the NHS. Data clearly shows that black women are particularly under-represented in digital leadership roles. Many black, Asian and...

COVID-19: What is different in our understanding of this pandemic to the accepted wisdom in the spring of 2020?

Adopting this approach occasionally may lead us to think that we all need to re-evaluate what lessons we think we have learnt, as what may seem like success in the short-term may not seem quite as successful in the longer-term as the pandemic goes through a series of waves. So, what have we really...

Black women founders more likely to bootstrap digital health companies

Black and female founders in digital health are disproportionately more likely to bootstrap their companies, according to a new report by Rock Health. The survey of 678 digital health founders and leaders highlighted where venture capital funding is lacking. The findings aren’t necessarily new — inequities in venture capital have been well documented. But...
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