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HLTH 2023—Peterson Health Technology Institute sets out to build clinical evidence for digital health tools

Fierce Healthcare

LAS VEGAS—As HLTH 2023 kicks off, the next four days will be buzzing with hype over digital health and virtual care innovations. | The Peterson Health Technology Institute aims to raise the bar in digital health by providing independent, evidence-based assessments of emerging products, something that is currently lacking in the market.

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Bone Health Technologies Raises $5M for Osteopenia Care

HIT Consultant

We chose to validate the science behind Osteoboost through a rigorous clinical trial, so that postmenopausal women and their physicians could have confidence in our data.

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Industry Voices—Why older adults are adopting health technology at a higher rate

Fierce Healthcare

Older adults are adopting digital health tools at a higher rate than ever before. | At Elevance Health, we are seeing an increasing acceptance of virtual care and technology by older adults to help manage their health.

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ECRI Unveils Top 10 Health Technology Hazards for 2024

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – ECRI , an independent healthcare safety organization, has released its annual Top 10 Health Technology Hazards list for 2024 , highlighting critical safety concerns for healthcare providers and the medical device industry.

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How Digital Health Technology Can Combat Elderly Abuse

HIT Consultant

However, thanks to digital health technology , new innovations are now available to help seniors learn to identify abuse while providing them with a means to self-report being victimized. This may be the first step in health technology that goes beyond anything we have seen before.

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What Role Can Consumer Health Technology Play in Diagnoses?

HIT Consultant

David Smith, President at ilumivu There’s an ongoing debate regarding the role that consumer health technology , like wearable health devices (i.e., Because this is a relatively new technology, the scope of its potential impact is, at present, only scraping the surface. What are the drawbacks of health technology?

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Top 10 Health Technology Hazards in 2023 to Watch

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – ECRI , the nation’s largest non-profit patient safety organization, names communications gaps with recalls of home-use medical devices as the nation’s most pressing health technology safety issue for 2023.