Digital health

Digital health: Co-creation, the key to the future

Lionel Reichardt Trends

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A month ago, I wrote this post on LeWeb Blog: Digital health is booming! Two weeks later I read a new report from CB insight on “Corporate Investment into Digital Health & Health IT Industry” that confirms that digital health is indeed booming; but which also gives us some additional information about corporate investment in this field. And the names below are very …

Digital health

Digital health is booming!

Lionel Reichardt Trends

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Is digital health the next big thing? This is the question rising while reading the last research from Accenture: “Fueled by Healthcare IT Start-Up Funding, Digital Disruption is Knocking: Funding of the US healthcare startups should double over the next three years, reaching $6.5 billion by 2017.” Same findings for the famous silicon-valley based digital health incubator, Rock Health. In their 2014 mid-year …

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Stuart Dredge: Digital fitness will boom, but don’t forget the ethics

Stuart Dredge Trends

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In tech circles, fitness-tracking devices are already a common sight, from Fitbits peeking out of pockets to FuelBands dangling from wrists. So common, in fact, that it’s tempting to think these devices are already mainstream. They’re not, but that’s exactly why this is such an interesting time for this area. A study published by research firm NPD Group in January found that 32% …