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Digital Health Funding Already Billions in Q1 2018

May 22, 2018

In 2017, digital health funding broke records and, if the first quarter of this year is any indication, 2018 is set to continue the trend. A trio of recent reports highlights the attention and funds digital health companies are garnering this year.

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April 25, 2018

Spring 2018 Report Review: A look at the Impact of Healthcare Innovation

Datica’s 2018 spring innovation report examines how the media is describing the digital health transformation through four articles from major industry publications. The report also examines insights from Accenture and the World Economic Forum surveys, and takes a look at HIMSS 2018.

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April 16, 2018

HIMSS 2018 Recap — Invasion of the major tech providers

HIMSS 2018 saw the presence of three of the largest cloud technology companies in the world, Amazon (AWS), Microsoft (Azure), and Google (Google Cloud) flex their muscles. In addition to a strong cloud showing, the event itself is evidence that innovation is now a part of the healthcare bloodstream.

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April 14, 2018

Can mHealth Transform Provider Workflows and Patient Care?

A new HIMSS report about the state of clinical communication and workflow explores how stakeholders in the healthcare system are using and plan to use mHealth, or mobile clinical communications tools.

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April 13, 2018

2018 Healthcare Trends Part 6: Beyond Digital Health Hype

Where is healthcare going in 2018? In this sixth piece of the Datica Healthcare Trends series, we explore the fifth trend — moving beyond the digital health hype.

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April 6, 2018

Mapping Digital Health: An interview with Validic CEO and Co-Founder Drew Schiller

Datica continues to explore the emerging digital health landscape in our Mapping the Digital Health Landscape blog series with an interview with Drew Schiller, CEO & Co-Founder of Validic.

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April 4, 2018

Healthcare CIOs say Lift and Shift to the Cloud not on their Radar

A couple weeks ago at HIMSS, we hosted a CHIME focus group with about 20 CIOs representing a broad swath of the provider market. The purpose of the conversation was to gauge readiness, strategies, and maturity of the cloud in healthcare.

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Information Governance Survey Shows Benefits in Compliance

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March 23, 2018

Results of a recent survey by the AHIMA shows that information governance is becoming a business imperative in healthcare organizations with benefits reaching to business intelligence and compliance.

How Digital Health Succeeds and Fails — Datica at SXSW

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March 22, 2018

At SXSW, Kris Gösser, CMO of Datica, led a high-level overview of all the larger challenges that makers of digital health products will face as they go to market with thier products. Read a summary of the presentation and watch the video recording here.

Overview of the Current Administration's Approach to HIT

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March 16, 2018

Two recent talks have shed light on what people in the healthcare information technology sector might expect from the current administration. Together, it’s clear that the administration wants to give consumers access to their health data. But, how?

Payors Have Much to Gain from Advances in Technology

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March 15, 2018

Many healthcare networks, hospitals, and physicians’ offices know they need to make improvements in order to see the greatest gains from advances in technology, and according to a recent report by the credit rating agency AM Best, insurers are in the same boat.

Mapping Digital Health: An Interview with Ethan Bechtel, Co-Founder and CEO of OhMD

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March 10, 2018

As we continue our Mapping Digital Health interview series, we chatted with Ethan Bechtel, Co-Founder and CEO of OhMD about the hurdles and maturity of the digital health industry.

PHI Exposed for 18 Months during UVA Data Breach

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March 9, 2018

A recent data breach at the University of Virginia Health System exposed PHI for 18 months! We explore the facts and how this could have been prevented.

Microsoft and Datica Digital Health Bootcamp at SXSW

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March 8, 2018

Sunday March 11, we are hosting a day-long boot camp for digital health enthusiasts and entrepreneurs at South by Southwest (SXSW) in collaboration with Microsoft.

2018 Healthcare Trends Part 5: The Real Cloud Comes to Healthcare

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March 6, 2018

The “real cloud” in healthcare is not virtualization. We are talking about the public cloud and the public cloud providers Amazon, Microsoft, and Google.

2018 Healthcare Trends Part 4: Clinicians as Developers

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March 2, 2018

In this fourth part of our 2018 Healthcare Trends series, Travis Good, MD explores what we can expect to see as clinicians broaden their skillsets into digital health.

The Good Guide to Surviving HIMSS 2018

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February 28, 2018

Travis Good, MD, Co-founder, CEO & Chief Privacy Officer of Datica and 9-time HIMSS attendee shares his advice to surviving and staying sane at HIMSS18.

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