Nursing 2018: Broadening Opportunities as New Players Stake-Out Territory in Healthcare. Nurses and other healthcare professionals can apply their expertise in new roles and with new technologies; but now they have the option to do so within corporate entrants who are discovering their value points in healthcare.
Right now, mental illness is a widespread problem in the U.S. Pear Therapeutics, a Boston-based digital prescription company, plans to solve it—with smartphone apps.
How can practitioners hope to integrate, fund, and evaluate the constantly-evolving healthcare landscape into clinical practices? The ACC has an answer. Following the association’s first annual Healthcare Innovation Statement in 2016, members created the 2017 Roadmap for Innovation in November. The statement identifies three primary fields of focus: Digital Health, Big Data, and Precision Health.
The PULSE@MassChallenge application launch ushered in key changes, including new corporate partners and a $100 application fee.
Nightingale Apps has just completed the beta version of an app for nurses. Now it has its sights set on a pilot.
Hey,Charlie is an app that seeks to help people recovering from opioid addiction rebuild their social networks. But as the possibility of Medicaid cuts looms, the startup is weighing its options for funding and survival.
When considering the field of medical technology, chances are Samsung does not immediately come to mind. Yet the South Korean electronics company seeks to change the world of digital health, according to Dr. David Rhew, Samsung’s Chief Medical Officer and Head of Healthcare and Fitness.
In 2015 alone, digital health saw $4.5 Billion in venture funding—and yet so many of those well-intentioned startups have been unsuccessful. That is because healthcare has challenges that no other industry faces. Here are 6 mistakes digital health entrepreneurs frequently make that prevent them from turning their lofty mission into a scalable business.