Tag: digital health

How Can Seniors Embrace Better Health through Technology?

As people approach their senior years, their health undoubtedly becomes a bigger priority. Specific conditions and diseases – including heart disease, cancer, and joint and bone diseases, are more prevalent as we age, and what has become very clear in the past couple of decades is that technology can help…

Art Therapy: The Fast-Track to Healing And Rehabilitation

Art therapy is among the most cutting-edge approaches to treating symptoms of mental health, including depression, anxiety and low self-esteem. For instance, a review of over 15 clinical studies found that art therapy has “statistically significant positive effects” in treating issues with mental health and self-esteem. Clinically speaking, art therapy…

VSee Telehealth Launches in Japan; Awarded 1st Prize in Digital Health Solutions for the Super Aging Population

VSee recently launched in Japan, getting 1st prize in digital health innovation at the 1st Well-Aging Society Summit in Tokyo sponsored by Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI).   VSee was also recently featured in Forbes Japan as one of the most promising digital healthcare startups transforming how…

How Telehealth Makes It Harder for Seniors To Get Healthcare

Is telehealth increasing access or creating barriers to healthcare for seniors? How can we design accessible telehealth service for seniors and the elderly? What must we consider for telehealth to help our seniors age well and age in place? Dr. Casey Pierce from the University of Michigan School of Information…

Foundations of Digital Health AI Tools – David Thompson, MD (Health Navigator)

David Thompson, MD, serves as CEO and chief medical officer for Health Navigator, Inc. He is the inventor of the Health Navigator Natural Language Processing (NLP) Engine and principal architect of the platform and clinical vocabulary. A part-time faculty attending in the Northwestern Memorial Hospital Emergency Department, Dr. Thompson has…

Building a Digital Health Portfolio – Hanson Lenyoun (Samsung)

Hanson Lenyoun, MD is the Head of Business and Clinical Outcomes at Samsung Electronics America. In this role, he drives strategy and business development efforts focused on helping Samsung partners improve clinical outcomes for patients using virtual care. He is a physician-scientist with a passion for using technology to improve…

How to create a telehealth app to survive the digital health gold rush

How to survive the digital health gold rush with telemedicine and finding the blueprint to tackle doctor shortages The current digital health ageing is being flooded by a myriad of applications in a digital health “gold rush” as everyone seeks to solve the two problems of doing telemedicine in an…

What Do Telemedicine, Blockbuster, and Netflix Have In Common?— Randy Parker, MDLIVE

What does the failure of Blockbuster and the success of Netflix have to teach us about succeeding at telehealth?  With his 30 years of experience in the media industry and 10 years in the digital health industry, Randy Parker, founder and Chief Business Developer of the MDLIVE, prepares us to…

Why Telehealth Is the Key for Lifestyle Interventions – Laurence Girard, Fruit Street

Why are lifestyle interventions failing? We know we have an obesity and chronic condition crisis that  is costing us millions in healthcare each year. We know that we can reduce the risk of all chronic diseases (heart disease, diabetes, etc.) by 80% by simply eating better, exercising regularly, and not…

The 4 Reasons Digital Health is not Ubiquitous— Robert Kaul, CEO CloudDX

Ten thousand Americans turn 65 every day; 400 million people lack access to basic healthcare worldwide; 157 million Americans die of chronic disease every year; and 17 billion in hospital readmission penalties have been paid. There is a desperate need for telehealth innovation to help solve many of our most…

Virtual Care Reality and Accelerators to Scale – James Mault, MD, Qualcomm

It’s time for a reality check. Virtual care has not lived up to the hype. True, the mobile revolution is mind-blowing. So why hasn’t telehealth kept pace? Jim Mault thinks he may know why, because his company Qualcomm is at the forefront of making virtual care a reality for everyone.Continue…

VSee and Lenovo Show Chronic Care Management Platform at HiMSS 2016

Lenovo and VSee partnered up to showcase their innovative telemedicine solution for chronic care and post-acute care management at HiMSS 2016 Annual Conference and Exhibition in Las Vegas last week. Continue Reading…

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