Technology and Health

Top Ten Tech Trends: Nurturing Digital Health Startups
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Almost every week brings the announcement of another health system opening a center to commercialize innovations or a business accelerator to work with digital health startups in the region. Providers are encouraging electronic health record (EHR) …

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Researchers developing diagnostic technology to help women monitor their own …
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Ridhi Tariyal, M.B.A. '09, and former Harvard researcher Stephen Gire became close friends while battling epidemics in West Africa. They have since teamed up to develop diagnostic technology that helps women monitor their own health and …more.

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The Morning Leverage: Facing Competition in China as Tech Companies Join …
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From this morning's LBO Wire: Health care-focused, private-equity investors in China are facing competition and forging partnerships as Chinese technology companies seek to leverage their dominance on all things digital in the provision of care, writes …

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Employers turn to technology to improve workplace health
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With most of its 12,000 employees involved in the manual work of building tunnels and track across London, Crossrail has taken an unusual tack in efforts to support workplace health: it has stressed the mental wellbeing of its staff. “We have a …

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HHS CTO: Technology in healthcare is a Trojan Horse for culture change
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Susannah Fox, current Chief Technology Officer at HHS and former Pew researcher, knows it's a little odd that, as CTO, her background is in anthropology, not technology. But she thinks it's also illustrative of the role technology has to play in …

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Watson Health partners with drug and devicemakers to tap into real-world data
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Watson Health has publicly announced deals with 18 different companies and patient organizations over the past few years, broadening its reach to include drugmakers, devicemakers, technology companies, health systems, medical associations and even …

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Vodafone PowerTalks: The Gap For Technology In Health
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In a dialogue which attracted more than 200 guests drawn from government, the private sector, research organizations, academia, health and ICT sector, Vodafone Uganda CEO, Allan Richardson underscored the significance of Information and …

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Technology Enables DGHI Professors to Teach across the World
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This semester, professors at the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI) have been using a range of technology-enabled teaching approaches to take their courses beyond the walls of a traditional classroom. Using innovative technology allows professors to …

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Dignity Health Improves Asthma Outcomes with Use of Digital Health Technology
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SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dignity Health, one of the nation's largest health care systems, announced results from a randomized controlled study which demonstrated that the use of digital health technology improved asthma control. The study …

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