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NewYork-Presbyterian IT leaders: App challenge to tap into community talent

With a goal of tapping into all the talent its community offers, NewYork-Presbyterian will kick off its InnovateNYP: Pediatric App Challenge in March.

CVS digital exec: We're forging ahead on digital health tools

CVS will continue to make its mark on digital health by embracing online tools to help consumers manage chronic conditions, as well as improving convenience, according to Chief Digital Officer Brian Tilzer.

Mobile health data plays role in digital biomarkers

Relevant data plays a critical role in digital biomarkers, and mobile devices collecting such information are a valuable contributor to the technology.

Personalization, education tools foster behavior change among mHeath users

The top factors spurring behavioral change among mHealth users are personalized content, educational tools and dashboard functionality, according to a recent research2guidance blog post.

Why the pager remains a viable and trusted tool for providers

Despite the emergence of new digital health communications tools and technologies, the pager remains not only a viable and valuable device for healthcare providers, but also offers evidence of what devices must provide to be successful in the care and treatment scenario.

Texting can boost medication adherence for chronically ill patients

Mobile messaging can help boost medication adherence among chronic disease patients, but it is not a silver bullet in ensuring patients remain truly committed to prescription intake, according to research published this week in  JAMA Internal Medicine.

Device familiarity matters when it comes to digital health effectiveness

According to a recent Scripps Translational Science Institute research study, there is little evidence digital medicine helps cut healthcare costs or spurs consumers to be more interested in their...

American Heart Association joins IBM, Welltok to create workplace health platform

The American Heart Association is joining forces with Welltok and IBM's Watson to create a workplace healthcare platform geared toward patients suffering from cardiac diseases.

Heart disease patients don't embrace activity trackers

While a majority of heart patients believe activity trackers are a valuable tool for managing health, just 27 percent diagnosed with a cardiology risk are using the device, according to a new study.

European Commission to develop mHealth app guidelines

A working group representing European citizens, research and industry organizations is kicking off an effort in March to develop guidelines for verifying  mHealth  app data.