With urgent need for patient-HCP contact and symptom-checking despite confinement, usage of telemedicine platforms is skyrocketing #digitalhealth #covid19outbreak #healthtech Digital health platform such as Push Doctor, Doctolib, Kry/Livi or Ada Health have existing for some time, offering services such as doctor-patient appointment, teleconsultation or symptom-checking.
Covid-19 is now acting as a catalyst for those platforms, multiplying usage by 50% or 100% in the past 2
Beyond event cancellations and travel restrictions, COVID-19 crisis gives an opportunity to accelerate digital health transformation and adoption. #digitalhealthcare #covid19outbreak #healthtech According to a survey by McKinsey, more than 70% of businesses say the progress of digital transformation efforts has slowed or stalled at some point, primarily due to resourcing issues, lack of clarity or alignment or poor quality of the digital strategy itself. COVID-19 is major c
Medical devices manufacturers need to protect patients from cyber-attacks; California’s connected device security law is influencing FDA and could shape the market. #patientsafety #iotdevices #healthtech Thousands of Medical devices are already capturing sensitive patient data. Protecting those devices from cyber-attacks is paramount. Are manufacturers doing enough today ? A new law is being implemented in California, the most populous American state, that could attract FDA a
Anonymization of personal health data is an absolute must for increasing patients' trust in health-tech. However, latest update from Google shows we're not there yet... #healthtech #patientdata #digitalhealth Google has been looking for better ways to prevent access to personal health data, although it has drawn criticism and increased scrutiny over the fact that its employees might access identifiable patient information from one of the nation’s largest hospital systems. Goo