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Care Beyond Walls: Six Digital Trends Shaping Health Care in 2024

Care Beyond Walls: Six Digital Trends Shaping Health Care in 2024     In the rapidly evolving healthcare landscape, a convergence of factors, including payer reform, technological advancements, scientific breakthroughs and enhancing patient-centricity, are driving unprecedented industry transformation. Stakeholders across the value chain must recalibrate their strategies by integrating advanced medical sciences amid changing utilization patterns. …

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MaryAnne Rizk Joins Blue Spark Technologies Board of Advisors

MaryAnne Rizk Joins Blue Spark Technologies Board of Advisors     Blue Spark Technologies, a digital health company specializing in AI-powered remote patient monitoring (RPM) to support precision drug development, has appointed MaryAnne Rizk, Ph.D., a leader in drug development technological innovation, to its advisory board. Dr. Rizk will work with Blue Spark Technologies to identify …

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Making the Most of Medical Wearables: Addressing Patient Adherence Challenges

Making the Most of Medical Wearables: Addressing Patient Adherence Challenges     Patient adherence has historically been a challenge. Patients may deviate from treatment plans due to a variety of factors, including lifestyle choices, technological complexity or just plain forgetfulness. Studies have shown that 50-60% of patients with chronic illnesses miss medication doses, take the wrong …

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Striding Towards Recovery: How Gait Analysis Aids Elderly Rehabilitation

Striding Towards Recovery: How Gait Analysis Aids Elderly Rehabilitation     Gait analysis, the study of a person’s walking pattern, is a crucial health indicator that has gained recognition as the sixth vital sign, especially in the context of elderly health care. Beyond its apparent role in assessing mobility, gait analysis can offer invaluable insights into …

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Bringing More Patients Home

Bringing More Patients Home     Overcrowded emergency departments, a lack of hospital beds and skyrocketing healthcare costs are among the challenges facing the U.S. healthcare system. The ability to provide hospital-level care to select patients at home through the use of new technologies and in-home nursing visits provided temporary relief during the pandemic, and may …

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Smart Hospitals: Five Technologies Upgrading the Industry

Smart Hospitals: Five Technologies Upgrading the Industry     Smart hospitals are working to provide patients with more personalized care and a safer hospital experience through technologies including artificial intelligence (AI), robotics and the Internet of Things (IoT). Following are five ways these hospitals of the future are harnessing the latest technologies. Automated Patient Monitoring Consistent …

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Digitalizing Drug Delivery – What’s Next?

Digitalizing Drug Delivery – What’s Next?     The market for connected drug delivery devices is rapidly expanding, with expectations the industry will grow by 9.1% annually until 2030.[i] Key factors driving market growth include an aging population increasingly suffering from chronic diseases and a shift towards treatment self-administration outside of a hospital setting. Connected devices …

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Remote Monitoring Technology Improves Survival in Heart Failure Patients

Remote Monitoring Technology Improves Survival in Heart Failure Patients     Meta-analysis of three randomized, controlled trials (CHAMPION, GUIDE-HF and LAPTOP-HF) of the CardioMEMS HF System, presented at the Technology and Heart Failure Therapeutics (THT) Conference this month, found that monitoring patients remotely with hemodynamic pressure sensing technology can significantly improve survival in heart failure patients with …

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Facilitating Increased Digital Monitoring

Facilitating Increased Digital Monitoring     Some years ago, a visit to a doctor’s office or to a traditional clinical trial setting involved securing a written assessment. That evolved to electronic health records (EHR), which allowed information to be sent to different outlets. In this scenario, the patient still had to physically go to the doctor. …

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Moving the Needle on Virtual and Connected Care

Moving the Needle on Virtual and Connected Care     In the past few years, the use of telemedicine has skyrocketed and the healthcare industry has seen continued growth and adoption of connected medical devices. Yet, we still have a long way to go in delivering truly connected care in a home-to-hospital continuum. We spoke with …

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