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Public Health & Technology Conference at Harvard next week

Here’s the announcement: The Public Health & Technology (PHAT) Forum at the Harvard School of Public Health is proud to announce the first Public Health & Technology Conference, co-sponsored by the Department of Health Policy & Management and the Social Entrepreneurs In Health Student Group. Despite health IT’s promise of better, faster, and cheaper health care, adoption of el...

StayWell Acquires Digital Health Startup Provata Health, Expands Capabilities in Population Health

StayWell, a health empowerment company has acquired Provata Health, a Portland, Ore.-based digital health startup that delivers scientifically proven population health programs to employers, health plans, and hospital systems. Provata Health’s native iOS and Android mobile apps, cutting-edge technology and innovative platform will be integrated with StayWell features to streamline the user e...

Wildflower Health Acquires Providence St. Joseph Health Spinout Circle

Heather LandiWildflower Health, a San Francisco-based mobile health software company, has acquired the Circle Women's Health Platform, a mobile health technology incubated by Seattle-based Providence St. Joseph Health (PSJH).

Evolent Health partners with Lee Health to launch & operate provider─sponsored Medicaid Plan

Evolent Health, a company providing an integrated value─based care platform to the nation's leading health systems and physician organisations, announced that its client, Lee Health, has been notified by

[CDC, Office of Women's Health, Health Matters for Women] National Men's Health Week, June 13-19, 2011

Take daily steps at home, work, and play to live a safer and healthier life. Prevent disease and injury and protect your health. Send our latest men's health e-card, Man-Up, to encourage men to get a check-up.

Health apps: The litmus test

Our Mobile Health is on a mission to build confidence in digital health by assessing and curating high-quality health apps. CEO Julie Bretland  tells us what the company looks for in a good app and how digital  health can change the industry

What consumers think about online health resources, PHRs, EHRs, and other important topics

I’m a big fan of evidence over eminence when it comes to making decisions around healthcare IT. Deloitte does some great research and this morning I saw this 2009 Survey of Health Care Consumers. As the website says: The 2009 Survey of Health Care Consumers, conducted by the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions, is Deloitte’s second annual study of health care consumers’ attitudes, beha...

Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Innovation Award

(NIH/National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities) The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), part of the National Institutes of Health, has selected recipients of the 2018 William G. Coleman Jr., Ph.D., Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Innovation Award. Now in its second year, this competitive award supports innovative research in the ...

Viewpoints: Kavanaugh’s Speech To Heritage Foundation Spells Doom For Health Law; Dr. Gawande Is Exactly Right CEO To Cure Health Care Ills

Opinion writers focus on issues impacting the health law and other health topics.

[CDC, Office of Women's Health, Health Matters for Women] Twelve Health and Safety Tips for the Holidays

Give the gift of health and safety to yourself and others by following these holiday tips. You can sing along to The 12 Ways to Health Holiday Song, listen to a holiday health podcast, and send the song to your friends and family in a holiday health-e-card!

Mission Possible: Moving the Needle Forward to Advance Health Equity

By: CAPT Richardae Araojo Every April our country observes National Minority Health Month to spotlight what we’re doing to eliminate health disparities among minority populations. A health disparity is a particular type of health difference that is closely linked with … Continue reading →

[Review] Health systems development in Thailand: a solid platform for successful implementation of universal health coverage

Thailand's health development since the 1970s has been focused on investment in the health delivery infrastructure at the district level and below and on training the health workforce. Deliberate policies increased domestic training capacities for all cadres of health personnel and distributed them to rural and underserved areas. Since 1975, targeted insurance schemes for different population grou...

The Importance of Oral Health in Comprehensive Health Care

This Viewpoint discusses the importance of oral medicine to overall patient health, and argues for dedicated screening and assessment of oral and dental health among nondentist health practitioners.

Bipartisan Senate Budget Deal Boosts Health Programs

The agreement would add $2 billion to the National Institutes of Health and fund community health centers around the country. But it does not include provisions to help stabilize the federal health law’s marketplaces.

How this health guru keeps her gut healthy – Bournemouth Echo

Bournemouth EchoHow this health guru keeps her gut healthyBournemouth EchoOVER the past few years, gut health has become a hot topic in scientific research, and studies have shown just how important maintaining a healthy digestive system can be - not just for physical health, but for our mental wellbeing too. Poor gut health ...From popping a probiotic to de-stressing, here's how to improve the he...

Wildflower Health app gives Wyoming families tools to track health, find resources

The Wyoming Department of Health has rolled out a new app that seeks to help patients track the health of each member of his or her family. The tool was developed by San Francisco-based Wildflower Health.

They want to say something on health . . . so what can you fish up?

In Glaziers and Window Breakers: the Role of the Secretary of State for Health in Their Own Words, published by the Health Foundation, Nicholas Timmins and Edward Davies find out what 10 of our recent health secretaries think the job is about. Read the feature on The BMJ

[CDC Office of Women's Health] 12 Health and Safety Tips for the Holidays

Give the gift of health and safety to yourself and others by following these holiday tips. You can sing along to The 12 Ways to Health Holiday Song, listen to a holiday health podcast, and send the song to your friends and family in a holiday health-e-card!

MetaLogics Joins StartUp Health’s Moonshot Academy for Digital Health Innovators

MetaLogics Corporation, a Minneapolis-based provider of products for health improvement and weight management, has been selected to join StartUp Health and its exclusive Moonshot Academy for digital health innovators. StartUp Health is organized around 10 Health Moonshots with the long-term goal to accelerate the pace of healthcare innovation and to achieve 100 years of progress in 25 ... Read M...

US health care spending double other countries, use rates similar

The United States spent almost twice as much as other high-income countries on health care, but the use of health care in the U.S. closely aligned with those other nations, according to research recently published in JAMA.“Although it is well known that the United States spends more on health care than other countries, less is known about what explains these differences,” Irene Papanicolas, Ph...

Podcast: ‘What The Health?’ CHIP (Finally) Gets Funded

In this episode of “What The Health?” Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News, Joanne Kenen of Politico, Alice Ollstein of Talking Points Memo and Paige Winfield Cunningham of The Washington Post discuss the short-term spending bill passed by Congress that reopened the federal government and funded the Children’s Health Insurance Program for six years. The panelists also discussed the health prog...

[Comment] Public Health Science Conference: a call for abstracts

We are delighted to invite abstract submissions for Public Health Science: A National Conference Dedicated to New Research in UK Public Health, to be held in Belfast, UK, on Nov 23, 2018. This is our seventh annual conference to showcase the creativity of the public health research community in the UK and Ireland. The conference provides a forum for academics, practitioners, and policy makers to d...

Rock Health: Q1 2018 Digital Health Funding Hits Record $1.62B

Heather LandiFollowing the biggest year for digital health funding, the digital health space is starting off 2018 with a bang. In the first quarter of 2018, $1.62 billion was invested across 77 digital health deals, reports San Francisco-based Rock Health.

Health Highlights: May 2, 2018

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: One Million Volunteers Sought for NIH Genetics and Health Study The U.S. National Institutes of Health wants one million Americans to share their...

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ ACA Under Fire. Again.

In this episode of KHN’s “What the Health?” Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News, Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times, Anna Edney of Bloomberg News and Julie Appleby of Kaiser Health News discuss the health politics of the latest Supreme Court pick, as well as the Trump administration’s efforts to further undermine the Affordable Care Act. Plus, for extra credit, the panelists recommend...

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