Did you know that many innovations can be traced back to space travel? Memory foam, LED lights, baby formula, and CAT scans are just a few examples. Cool, huh? And now, a new way of sourcing innovation may also have its roots in space, thanks to The Collaborative Health Innovation Platform (known as CHIP). CHIP is a machine learning platform that is currently assisting the NASA-funded Translational Research Institute for Space Health (TRISH) source innovation for astronaut health – matching healthcare companies with startups and technologies to address gaps identified by NASA, that are keeping astronauts from visiting Mars.
Have you ever been to a conference and the most exciting and relevant conversation is one that wasn’t on stage? We’ve all experienced those provocative unplanned discussions at conferences — the kind you can’t stop thinking about, “even after the lights have dimmed and the crowds have cleared.” The Luminaries video series from AbelsonTaylor recreates and captures those moments, amassing a collection of perspectives from the crossroads of technology, healthcare, and innovation. The format is simple: two chairs, two people, and one thought-provoking conversation, and the results are always captivating.
Last fall, when Michael Joseph first learned that he could register a .health domain, he was surprised at first to see that the domain name “empathy.health” was still available. But after thinking about it, this made perfect sense: empathy.health had not been registered because empathy is typically not front-and-center in the daily conversations and interactions surrounding the healthcare industry. It was a trend that he had been noticing for a while. While some may argue that empathy is simply intrinsic to the delivery of care, evidence suggests that this not consistent and pervasive throughout the industry. At HIMSS18, Michael joined […]
If you registered your .health domain name during the “Industry Access Period” from July-December 2017, it’s time to renew your domain registration. Here are a few FAQ’s about domain renewals to help you through the process
Bayer G4A is a global program formerly known as Grants4Apps. These days, the “A” in G4A stands for much more — acceleration, advancement, AI, and everything else that’s advancing the current state of digital health. Officially, G4A is a global program within Bayer that “supports startups and companies that are developing innovative solutions in health and care.” In other words, Bayer is tapping into the entrepreneurial ecosystem to facilitate progress — both within its own ranks, and within the healthcare and wellness industries as a whole.
RMDY.health is “digital therapeutics made easy.” And for CEO Amir Kishon, that means providing cloud solutions for end-to-end digital therapeutics services for everyone. “We aim to provide the market with the best solutions so that any healthcare stakeholder can go in and create their own solution overnight,” said Kishon. “Our platform can be configured for big companies like Medtronic, or even a one-doctor clinic.”
Frequently, healthcare marketing professionals gather at industry conferences and forums to catch up on the latest news, share best practices, and exchange information. And at some point, someone inevitably asks, “Who did you use for this project? This service? This (fill in the blank)?” And that someone else gets a valuable referral. This is great for the one person who gets the referral – but what if that information could be shared on a broader scale? Soon, it will be.
It’s official. Virtual Reality (VR) isn’t just for gamers anymore. It’s being used for therapies and medical training programs that have REAL results – many of which were on display at the Virtual Medicine Conference in Los Angeles in March 2018. With over 300 people from over 13 countries, the conference began with a virtual journey through the human heart and culminated with a call to overcome barriers and to keep testing and innovating. Here’s how organizations are using VR today, and some of the highlights from the inaugural Virtual Medicine Conference
On February 27, 2018, former first lady Michelle Obama took the stage at Klick Health’s MUSE New York. She spoke about the importance of the doctor-patient relationship and making healthcare more approachable and understandable. Here, amid all the fanfare, panels and live entertainment, MUSE attendees got their first look at Klick’s latest innovation, HealthVoyager GI, a new kind of patient education platform developed in collaboration with Boston Children’s Hospital.
SXSW is best known for its conference and festivals that celebrate the convergence of the interactive, film, and music industries. While the the conference was founded in 1987, it wasn’t until 2015 that an official “Health” track was added to the agenda – first as a separate event and now as a fully-incorporated track during the Interactive festival.